Holloman lights up the holidays

Col. Houston Cantwell, the 49th Wing commander along with Vanessa Bordelon, wife of deployed member from the 2nd Lt. Dustin Bordelon, 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and their two sons stand next to decorative holiday lights during the base menorah and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7, at the base chapel. Santa made an appearance on a fire truck and children sang holiday-themed songs during the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy Jonsgaard)

Col. Houston Cantwell, the 49th Wing commander along with Vanessa Bordelon, wife of deployed member from the 2nd Lt. Dustin Bordelon, 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and their two sons stand next to decorative holiday lights during the base menorah and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7, at the base chapel. Santa made an appearance on a fire truck and children sang holiday-themed songs during the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy Jonsgaard)

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE N.M. --

The Holloman Air Force Base community came together during the base menorah and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7, at the base chapel. The evening started with a performance by children from the Holloman Elementary School and the Holloman Middle School. The festivities moved outside where the family of deployed member 2nd Lt. Dustin Bordelon, from the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, flipped the switch that lit up the menorah and tree. Santa made an appearance on a fire truck to bring the evening to a close. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Stacy Jonsgaard)