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Annual Peterson Chapel Gingerbread House Building Competition brings holiday fun

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Evan Anderson, 4, puts icing on a gingerbread house before decorating it during the Peterson Chapel’s Gingerbread House Building Competition at the Eclipse Café on Dec. 16, 2015. All supplies were provided by the chapel the event was open to all military families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Evan Anderson, 4, puts icing on a gingerbread house before decorating it during the Peterson Chapel’s Gingerbread House Building Competition at the Eclipse Café on Dec. 16, 2015. All supplies were provided by the chapel the event was open to all military families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen from the 21st Medical Group create a gingerbread house during the Gingerbread House Building Competition hosted by the Peterson Chapel at the Eclipse Café on Dec. 16, 2015. The chapel provided all supplies, however builders could bring extra candy to use on their house. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen from the 21st Medical Group create a gingerbread house during the Gingerbread House Building Competition hosted by the Peterson Chapel at the Eclipse Café on Dec. 16, 2015. The chapel provided all supplies, however builders could bring extra candy to use on their house. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen 1st Class Beterdene Badrakh and David Uribe, 4th Space Operations Squadron, work together to create a sturdy foundation for their gingerbread house Dec. 16, 2015 at the Eclipse Café. The Peterson Chapel held their annual Gingerbread House Building Competition for Airmen to come together and enjoy some holiday fun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen 1st Class Beterdene Badrakh and David Uribe, 4th Space Operations Squadron, work together to create a sturdy foundation for their gingerbread house Dec. 16, 2015 at the Eclipse Café. The Peterson Chapel held their annual Gingerbread House Building Competition for Airmen to come together and enjoy some holiday fun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Christy Lynch, wife of U.S. Air Force Academy Band member Airman 1st Class Warren Lynch, and their family decorate a gingerbread house Dec. 16, 2015 at the Eclipse Café. The Peterson Chapel provided all the supplies for Airmen and their families to have fun during the annual Gingerbread House Building Competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Christy Lynch, wife of U.S. Air Force Academy Band member Airman 1st Class Warren Lynch, and their family decorate a gingerbread house Dec. 16, 2015 at the Eclipse Café. The Peterson Chapel provided all the supplies for Airmen and their families to have fun during the annual Gingerbread House Building Competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Chief Master Sgt. Idalia Peele, 21st Space Wing command chief, and Col. Doug Schiess, 21st SW commander, deliberate and score each submission Dec. 16, 2015 for the Peterson Chapel’s annual Gingerbread House Building Competition.  Schiess and Peele were part of the judging team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Chief Master Sgt. Idalia Peele, 21st Space Wing command chief, and Col. Doug Schiess, 21st SW commander, deliberate and score each submission Dec. 16, 2015 for the Peterson Chapel’s annual Gingerbread House Building Competition. Schiess and Peele were part of the judging team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen enjoy the aftermath of the Peterson Chapel’s annual Gingerbread House Building Competition at the Eclipse Café on Dec. 16, 2015. The winning team was that of Airman 1st Class Hersey Mayo, 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron; Airman Donah Schroeder, 21st Dental Squadron; and Airman 1st Class Dominique Beltran, 21st AMDS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen enjoy the aftermath of the Peterson Chapel’s annual Gingerbread House Building Competition at the Eclipse Café on Dec. 16, 2015. The winning team was that of Airman 1st Class Hersey Mayo, 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron; Airman Donah Schroeder, 21st Dental Squadron; and Airman 1st Class Dominique Beltran, 21st AMDS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex)

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