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Modified Operations Home Cooking Welcomes JBSA-Lackland Trainees

San Antonio – Thanksgiving wasn’t the same as last year for local families who always welcomed trainees from the San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Joint Base to their homes during Operation Home Cooking.

Due to the pandemic, the US military city tradition had to be revoked last year. This year, a modified version was returned with a reduced number of host families and trainees.

A spokeswoman for JBSA-Lackland’s 37th Training Wing said that this year’s host family is limited to approximately 300 fully vaccinated Pentagon ID holders, including active, veterans and civil servants. He said he was.

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Among the participants was Air Force veteran Lorraine Adams. She said she has been preparing Thanksgiving meals for Air Force soldiers for the past 12 years.

“I’m just telling you, it’s just the best experience,” Adams said. “They are just wonderful people and they have their whole world in front of them.”

Airman Desire Roberts and Airman Noah Little were among the more than 800 people allowed to attend this year.

Roberts said: To do. “

“This is the most I’ve felt at home in seven weeks,” Little said.

Roberts and Little were out at Facetime, going home and playing with their dogs when Adams finished the Thanksgiving feast that he had been preparing since 4am.

Both said they would never forget the heartfelt hospitality of Adams and her.

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Modified Operations Home Cooking Welcomes JBSA-Lackland Trainees

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