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KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

The Kirtland Base Chapel hosted a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

The Kirtland Air Force Base Chapel served hot cocoa bombs at a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at KAFB, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

The Kirtland Air Force Base Chapel served hot cocoa bombs at a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at KAFB, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

The Kirtland Base Air Force Chapel served hot cocoa bombs at a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at KAFB, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, speaks at a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony was hosted by the Kirtland Base Chapel and included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

Team Kirtland family members attend a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony was hosted by the Kirtland Base Chapel and included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, speaks at the tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony was hosted by the KAFB Chapel and included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller, lights a menorah while reciting the Hanukkah blessings at the tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. During the ceremony, Bade also spoke about the Jewish holiday and the significance of the menorah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller, speaks at the tree and menorah lighting ceremony hosted by the Kirtland Base Chapel at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony also included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, and Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony.
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Team Kirtland family members attend a tree and menorah lighting ceremony hosted by the Kirtland Base Chapel at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The Kirtland Base Chapel hosted a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland Chaplain, and Senior Airman Nicholas Bade, 377th Security Forces Squadron TL1 entry controller. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)