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Base Commissary donates Holiday Gift Certificates, Food to Support Airmen

First sergeants Master Sgt. Thomas Martin (left), 61st Mission Support Group, and Master Sgt. Gary Silva (third from left), 61st Medical Group, receive gift certificates totaling $1,000 from Ms Angel Cruz (second from left), WEBCO General Partnership sales representative, and Mr. Alfred Alferez (right), Los Angeles Commissary store director, Nov. 17.  The gift certificates will help out financially challenged Airmen with families and single Airmen living in the dorms during the coming holidays.  (Photo by Ben Lockhart)

First sergeants Master Sgt. Thomas Martin (left), 61st Mission Support Group, and Master Sgt. Gary Silva (third from left), 61st Medical Group, receive gift certificates totaling $1,000 from Ms Angel Cruz, WEBCO General Partnership sales representative, and Mr. Alfred Alferez (right), Los Angeles Commissary store director, Nov. 17. The gift certificates will help out financially challenged Airmen with families and single Airmen living in the dorms during the holidays. (Photo by Ben Lockhart)

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Los Angeles Air Force Base Commissary, with the support of its vendors, donated $1,000 in the form of ten $100 gift certificates toward holiday meals for financially challenged Airmen with families and single Airmen living in the dorms, Nov. 17. Ms Angel Cruz, WEBCO General Partnership sales representative, and Mr. Alfredo Alferez, Los Angeles Commissary store director, presented the gift certificates to Master Sgt. Thomas Martin, 61st Mission Support Group's first sergeant, and Master Sgt. Gary Silvia, 61st Medical Group's first sergeant.

"The commissary is great about providing our young troops help during the holidays," said Col. Theresa Katein, 61st Mission Support Group commander.

The Commissary also donated five turkeys for Thanksgiving and five hams for Christmas for deserving families of Los Angeles AFB.

(WEB is a distribution company, who provides certain products sold at the commissary.)