Operation Santa
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Tracie Rankin and other members of the North Carolina Air National Guard help unload bags of donated food from the local Target during Operation Santa held at the Aristotle Preparatory Academy, Dec. 16, 2017. Operation Santa is a local and annual event run by the Chapter 7 organization of the North Carolina Air National Guard. This year, the NCANG provided presents, lunch, music, face-painting, blankets, stuffed animals. They partnered with the local Target for food donations and a craft table, and inflatable castles through Garris and Wilson Entertainment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff. Sgt. Laura J. Montgomery)