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May 1, 2010

Lady Gaga homage makes US soldiers viral video rock stars

US soldiers with North Carolina's 82nd Airborne Division have become viral video rock stars.

In what has been described as "the most entertaining music video homage ever shot in a war zone," the US soldiers perform a rough-and-tumble remake of Lady Gaga's risque hit "Telephone."

Reports suggest that the guys made the video at a forward operating base in Farah Province near the Iranian border, though parts look like it was shot in a larger base.

The video has quickly become a viral video hit. As of Friday night, the video had been viewed more than 700,000 times on YouTube.

The original "Telephone" video (seen more than 30 million times on YouTube) features the risque Lady Gaga in a provocative lesbian prison soft porn kind of music video that includes a cameo by Beyonce.

The US military remake isn't quite as provocative, though, the soldiers have been quite inventive in coming up with video props while in remote Afghanistan.

You can check out the original Lady Gaga video below.


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Very funny but does anybody relize our buddy allies think these scenes are worth a death sentence as an offense agaist the faith. Google Shariah Law in english and check it out.

What a great vid. Next time they should do it shirtless....or maybe without pants.....Don't Ask, Don't GaGa

God bless our guys in or out of uniform!

This should be the end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." They're all gay. To the last swinging dick.

Don't ask. Don't tell.

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