OTB 2012

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --"Really?" was Santa's surprised response to the holiday wish from this little red-haired girl, who spoke animatedly to him for several minutes. Santa, aka Chief Master Sgt. Mark Kloeppel, has been visiting Travis area kindergarten classes for a number of years, as part of the 349th AMW's Operation Teddy bear. He says he is always surprised by some of the unselfish gift requests of these five and six-year olds. They often ask for something for the family, even a job for an unemployed dad, and are always filled with joy as they receive a gift bag from him, that includes a Teddy bear. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Ellen Hatfield) (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Ellen Hatfield)

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