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Bringing in the holidays

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A little Elf waits patiently to welcome guests into the Chapel on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017. The Chapel’s take on the popular holiday adornment tradition adds a touch of playfulness to the holiday decorations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A little Elf waits patiently to welcome guests into the Chapel on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017. The Chapel’s take on the popular holiday adornment tradition adds a touch of playfulness to the holiday decorations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A Nutcracker stands among the many decorations visible in the Chapel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017. Every year the Chapel prepares for the upcoming holiday season with an array of decorations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A Nutcracker stands among the many decorations visible in the Chapel at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017. Every year the Chapel prepares for the upcoming holiday season with an array of decorations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Glitter poinsettias decorate portions of the Advent wreath in the sanctuary of the Chapel on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017.  The Chapel hosts various of activities during the holiday season for local Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Glitter poinsettias decorate portions of the Advent wreath in the sanctuary of the Chapel on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017. The Chapel hosts various of activities during the holiday season for local Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Cardboard Christmas elves hang from the ceiling at the Base Exchange on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 5, 2017. Christmas is traditionally a time when friends and families come together to celebrate the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Cardboard Christmas elves hang from the ceiling at the Base Exchange on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 5, 2017. Christmas is traditionally a time when friends and families come together to celebrate the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A Christmas tree commemorating the U.S. Air Force decorates The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 5, 2017. The 21st Space wing will hold its annual Christmas party at The Club December 15 at 2:21 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A Christmas tree commemorating the U.S. Air Force decorates The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 5, 2017. The 21st Space wing will hold its annual Christmas party at The Club December 15 at 2:21 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robb Lingley)

MONUMENT, Colo. – The trees in parks around the Pikes Peak region are lit to foster the holiday spirit Dec. 4, 2017. In Monument, north of Colorado Springs, Limbach Park is home to a bright holiday display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Smith)

MONUMENT, Colo. – The trees in parks around the Pikes Peak region are lit to foster the holiday spirit Dec. 4, 2017. In Monument, north of Colorado Springs, Limbach Park is home to a bright holiday display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Smith)

DENVER, Colo. – Christmas trees for sale in front of Union Station in Lower Downtown Denver, Colorado Dec. 1 2017. The building was lit in holiday colors creating a festive mood for nearby holiday shoppers. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Justin Davidson-Beebe)

DENVER, Colo. – Christmas trees for sale in front of Union Station in Lower Downtown Denver, Colorado Dec. 1 2017. The building was lit in holiday colors creating a festive mood for nearby holiday shoppers. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Justin Davidson-Beebe)

DENVER, Colo. – A musician plays holiday music for a crowd of people visiting the Christkindl Market in Denver, Colorado Dec. 1 2017. The market sells a large variety of holiday-related goods, such as Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, and holiday food and drink. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Justin Davidson-Beebe)

DENVER, Colo. – A musician plays holiday music for a crowd of people visiting the Christkindl Market in Denver, Colorado Dec. 1 2017. The market sells a large variety of holiday-related goods, such as Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, and holiday food and drink. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Justin Davidson-Beebe)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A little Elf waits patiently to welcome guests into the Chapel on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 4, 2017. The Chapel’s take on the popular holiday adornment tradition adds a touch of playfulness to the holiday decorations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Alexis Christian)

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