First lady Melania Trump sat down with Sean Hannity on Wednesday for an exclusive interview aboard the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier.

Mrs. Trump discussed her visits to two military bases and her tour of the carrier named after the late president.

She spoke to troops and thanked them for their service ahead of the Christmas holiday.

"I'm honored to be able to say welcome home and thank you for answering the call of duty," she said.

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She expressed hers and her husband's gratitude for the men and women serving the country.

"The president and I thank you for all that you do," she said.

The first lady also got an up-close look at the operations of the USS George H.W. Bush, and wished those on board happy holidays.

"God bless you, god bless your families and may god bless the United States of America."

Watch part one of Hannity's interview with Mrs. Trump below, and don't miss part two Thursday at 9:00 PM ET on Fox News Channel!

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