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  • Kirtland hosts 46th annual Operation Holiday Cheer

    Kirtland Air Force Base held its 46th annual Operation Holiday Cheer at the Cesar Chavez Community Center, Albuquerque, N.M., Dec. 13, 2023. Since 1977, the Kirtland firefighters have hosted this event for Albuquerque families to receive a holiday meal, meet Santa Claus and receive gifts for

  • KAFB firefighters spread holiday cheer

    The Kirtland Fire Department hosted Operation Holiday Cheer on Dec. 20 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. This annual event provides a full holiday meal to underprivileged families from local communities. In addition, children visit with Santa, who sends them home with a gift donated by caring

  • Firefighters set to host annual charity event

    One of Kirtland’s biggest charitable events of the year will take place Dec. 20, and organizers are looking for donations and volunteers to help make it a success. Operation Holiday Cheer is hosted by the base’s firefighters and has been an annual holiday tradition for 39 years.