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With an average of almost 100 people, The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. houses and feeds those in need daily, Dec. 20, 2018. For approximately 27 years, Good Samaritan Shelter has focused on its commitment to provide emergency, transitional and affordable housing with support services to the homeless and those in recovery throughout the Central Coast.

With an average of almost 100 people, The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. houses and feeds those in need daily, Dec. 20, 2018. For approximately 27 years, Good Samaritan Shelter has focused on its commitment to provide emergency, transitional and affordable housing with support services to the homeless and those in recovery throughout the Central Coast. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

Fourteen Airmen from the 381st Training Group volunteer at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. With the help of Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing chaplain, the 381st Training Group white rope Airmen lead a monthly volunteer event feeding homeless at the shelter.

Fourteen Airmen from the 381st Training Group volunteer at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. With the help of Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing chaplain, the 381st Training Group white rope Airmen lead a monthly volunteer event feeding homeless at the shelter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

A 381st Training Group technical school Airman puts on his gloves before preparing food at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept.

A 381st Training Group technical school Airman puts on his gloves before preparing food at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing chaplain, assigns tasks and mentors Airmen while preparing food at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st Training Group volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept.

Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing chaplain, assigns tasks and mentors Airmen while preparing food at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st Training Group volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

A 381st Training Group technical school Airman cooks the meat for the meal at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to experience the whole Airman concept.

A 381st Training Group technical school Airman cooks the meat for the meal at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to experience the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

381st Training Group technical school Airmen prepare to serve the residents at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept.

381st Training Group technical school Airmen prepare to serve the residents at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

381st Training Group technical school Airmen serve the 83 residents of The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. “Food Service Teams are our greatest need,” stated on the Bridgehouse website. “We are always looking for volunteers who are willing to prepare meals as a group in the kitchen of one of our shelter facilities.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

381st Training Group technical school Airmen serve the 83 residents of The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. “Food Service Teams are our greatest need,” stated on the Bridgehouse website. “We are always looking for volunteers who are willing to prepare meals as a group in the kitchen of one of our shelter facilities.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

Brian Halterman, The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter director, shows an Airman volunteering from the 381st Training Group the list of items that need to be distributed at the shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept.

Brian Halterman, The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter director, shows an Airman volunteering from the 381st Training Group the list of items that need to be distributed at the shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

A 381st Training Group technical school Airman helps a woman find clothes for her child for Christmas at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept.

A 381st Training Group technical school Airman helps a woman find clothes for her child for Christmas at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to comprehend the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing chaplain, and 381st Training Group technical school Airmen finish volunteering at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to experience the whole Airman concept.
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Capt. Douglas Dixon, 30th Space Wing chaplain, and 381st Training Group technical school Airmen finish volunteering at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018. While still in training, Airmen from the 381st TRG volunteer monthly at various places to experience the whole Airman concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks/Released)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Fourteen 381st Training Group technical school Airmen volunteer at The Good Samaritan Bridgehouse Shelter in Lompoc, Calif. Dec. 20, 2018.