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Annual Cookie Drive brings sweet taste of home

A single bag of cookies waits to be delivered during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Local organizations, Airmen and spouses donated more than 8,400 cookies for Moody’s dorm residents and approximately 635 bags were distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley/Released)

A single bag of cookies waits to be delivered during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Local organizations, Airmen and spouses donated more than 8,400 cookies for Moody’s dorm residents and approximately 635 bags were distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley/Released)

Erin Locke, left, wife of U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph Locke, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, and Lynn Forrester, wife of Master Sgt. Anthony Forrester, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron, share a laugh while preparing gift bags during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Moody’s Spouses' Club and volunteers sorted and bagged the cookies to be picked up by the first sergeants and delivered to Airmen living in the dorm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley/Released)

Erin Locke, left, wife of U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph Locke, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, and Lynn Forrester, wife of Master Sgt. Anthony Forrester, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron, share a laugh while preparing gift bags during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Moody’s Spouses' Club and volunteers sorted and bagged the cookies to be picked up by the first sergeants and delivered to Airmen living in the dorm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley/Released)

Rachel Sumja, left, cookie drive event coordinator, hands a box of cookies to Senior Master Sgt. Mary Twitty, 23d Contracting Squadron first sergeant, during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Sumja, said “although Airmen can easily go to the Base Exchange for cookies, it is still important to give Airmen something made with a personal touch and a taste of home.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley/Released)

Rachel Sumja, left, cookie drive event coordinator, hands a box of cookies to Senior Master Sgt. Mary Twitty, 23d Contracting Squadron first sergeant, during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Sumja, said “although Airmen can easily go to the Base Exchange for cookies, it is still important to give Airmen something made with a personal touch and a taste of home.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley/Released)

Volunteers finish decorating bags for the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The volunteers packed more than 600 bags of cookies for Airmen living in the dorms on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

Volunteers finish decorating bags for the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The volunteers packed more than 600 bags of cookies for Airmen living in the dorms on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

A volunteer packs cookies during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The chapel hosted the event and received approximately 700 dozen cookies to give out to Airmen living in the dorms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

A volunteer packs cookies during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The chapel hosted the event and received approximately 700 dozen cookies to give out to Airmen living in the dorms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

Moody Spouses Club sort cookies before placing them in bags during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The volunteers packed each bag with 15 to 20 cookies for Airmen living in the dorms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

Moody Spouses Club sort cookies before placing them in bags during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 2, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The volunteers packed each bag with 15 to 20 cookies for Airmen living in the dorms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

Felicha Janoski, right, wife of U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Schultz, 476th Fighter Group, hands a box of cookies to Rachel Sumja, cookie drive event coordinator, during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 1, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Child Development Center, Youth Center and local schools decorated the bags for the Airmen living in the dorms on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)

Felicha Janoski, right, wife of U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Schultz, 476th Fighter Group, hands a box of cookies to Rachel Sumja, cookie drive event coordinator, during the Annual Airmen’s Cookie Drive, Dec. 1, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Child Development Center, Youth Center and local schools decorated the bags for the Airmen living in the dorms on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathleen D. Bryant/Released)