Air Force Thanksgiving Celebrations: 2021

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Air Force Thanksgiving Celebrations: 2021

Retired Air Force fighter pilot Jay Waitte describes Thanksgiving festivities from all over the world.

From North Dakota to South Korea, the extended family of the United States Air Force celebrates Thanksgiving 2021 with special meals, special packages, and special guests. Bless them all.

POPE AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Master Sgt. John Mason helps unload boxes of turkeys on Nov. 21 destined for Thanksgiving baskets. The First Sergeant's Council here assembled 175 baskets to be given to needy families. Each basket contained a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, rolls, cranberry sauce, green beans, and a pie. The baskets were paid for by donations from various private base organizations. Mason is the first sergeant for the 43rd Operations Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bob Blauser)

Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina

Master Sgt. John Mason of the 43rd Operations Support Squadron helps unload boxes of turkeys destined for Thanksgiving dinner baskets. The First Sergeant's Council here assembled 175 baskets to be given to needy families. The baskets were paid for by donations from various private base organizations.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bob Blauser)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (AFPN) -- Staff Sgt. Tina Ross carves vegetables for the Thanksgiving festivities here. She is assigned to the 36th Services Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo Jr.)

Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

Staff Sgt. Tina Ross carves vegetables for the Thanksgiving festivities here. She is assigned to the 36th Services Squadron.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo Jr.)

Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing prepare Thanksgiving meals for 60 disabled South Koreans at the Sonlight Inn Nov. 10 at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Airmen held a day of games and food for the local nationals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Araceli Alarcon)

Kunsan Air Base, South Korea

Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing prepare Thanksgiving meals for 60 disabled South Koreans at the Sonlight Inn. Airmen show the Thanksgiving spirit with a day of games and food for their special guests.

(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Araceli Alarcon)

Airman 1st Class Trisha K. McDonald brings out the pumpkin pie on Nov. 18 during the Thanksgiving holiday meal prepared for North Dakota Air National Guardsmen of the 119th Wing at Fargo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

Hecktor Field, North Dakota

Airman 1st Class Trisha K. McDonald brings out the pumpkin pie during the Thanksgiving holiday meal prepared for North Dakota Air National Guardsmen of the 119th Wing at Fargo North Dakota.

(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)