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97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

Family members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing take a photo with Santa during the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. After the holiday tree is lit, Santa Claus greets the members of the 97th AMW, arriving in a firetruck. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

Children from the 97th Air Mobility Wing perform a variety of holiday songs for the families attending the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Every year, children of the 97th AMW help spread holiday cheer by performing a choir concert before the tree lighting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

The Young family joins the 97th Air Mobility Wing command team to light the base tree, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The tree lighting is given to the family of a deployed spouse, where they are joined by the command team to give the special honor to activate the lights on the tree. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

Soldiers from the Fort Sill Army Band perform a series of songs during the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The band help Altus AFB celebrate events as a joint effort to spread holiday cheer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

Families from the 97th Air Mobility Wing gather to celebrate the holidays during the annual Holiday Tree Lighting. Dec. 6, 2019, Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The event was hosted by the 97th Force Support Squadron and the Chapel which included cookies, refreshments, a visit from Santa Claus and two of his reindeer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

A reindeer greets members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing during the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Several different actives were set up for the Airmen of the 97th AMW and their families to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

97 AMW hosts annual Holiday Tree Lighting.

Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing receive refreshments from the base chapel team, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The refreshments were provided as part of the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, which took place at the Wings of Freedom Park. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

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The 97th Air Mobility Wing invited Airmen and their families to attend and celebrate the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. At the tree lighting event, hosted by the 97th Force Support Squadron and the base Chapel, cookies and refreshments were served and Santa Claus was accompanied by two of his reindeer to greet Airmen and their families. Every year a family of a deployed spouse is given the special honor to join the command team in activating the lights on the tree. This event allows families of Mobility’s Hometown to come together and support each other during the holiday season.

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