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Local community donates holiday trees to Vandenberg Airmen

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Airman 1st Class Oliver Preciado, a 30th Security Forces Squadron member, holds his 4-year-old daughter, Arlette, at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Donations by the local community contributed to the Trees for Troops program which provides holiday trees to active U.S. military families around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Airman 1st Class Oliver Preciado, a 30th Security Forces Squadron member, holds his 4-year-old daughter, Arlette, at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Donations by the local community contributed to the Trees for Troops program which provides holiday trees to active U.S. military families around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – With both hands wrapped around a tree, Master Sgt. Cecil Tonguet, the 30th Force Support Squadron first sergeant, helps an Airman move a holiday tree to their car at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Donations by the local community contributed to the Trees for Troops program which provides holiday trees to active U.S. military families around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – With both hands wrapped around a tree, Master Sgt. Cecil Tonguet, the 30th Force Support Squadron first sergeant, helps an Airman move a holiday tree to their car at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Donations by the local community contributed to the Trees for Troops program which provides holiday trees to active U.S. military families around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A crowd gathers at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc during a ceremony in which holiday trees were donated to Vandenberg Airmen Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A crowd gathers at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc during a ceremony in which holiday trees were donated to Vandenberg Airmen Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Two Vandenberg Airmen listen to guest speakers during a ceremony in which holiday trees were donated to Vandenberg Airmen at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Two Vandenberg Airmen listen to guest speakers during a ceremony in which holiday trees were donated to Vandenberg Airmen at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Saying a few words of appreciation, Chief Master Sgt. Suzanne Talbert, 30th Space Wing command chief, speaks to a crowd of people at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc during a ceremony in which holiday trees were donated to Vandenberg Airmen Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Donations by the local community contributed to the Trees for Troops program which provides holiday trees to active U.S. military families around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Saying a few words of appreciation, Chief Master Sgt. Suzanne Talbert, 30th Space Wing command chief, speaks to a crowd of people at the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust in Lompoc during a ceremony in which holiday trees were donated to Vandenberg Airmen Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Donations by the local community contributed to the Trees for Troops program which provides holiday trees to active U.S. military families around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steve Bauer)