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Ribbon cutting marks beginning of holiday season for Santa’s Workshop

Toys line the shelves of the Fort Hood Santa’s Workshop prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony and symbolic kickoff of the holiday season for the program Nov. 7. Approved families will be given appointments beginning Dec. 4 to shop Santa’s Workshop and have the opportunity to pick toys, games and books that their children would appreciate.



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This work, Ribbon cutting marks beginning of holiday season for Santa’s Workshop [Image 4 of 4], by SSG Jason Thompson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.07.2013

Date Posted:11.12.2013 17:57

Photo ID:1051025

VIRIN:131107-A-BR605-091

Resolution:3216x2136

Size:2.93 MB

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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