Operation: Christmas was one of the jobs at the Air National Guard’s 109th Tactical Airlift Group. Santa Claus, also known as T/Sgt. Norman Miller, loads his mechanical “sleigh” while getting help from Senior Airman Sandra Cooper.
For Dee Seidel, Christmas meant roast wildfowl and pumpkin pie.
Denise Fisher and Jennifer Sacarakis looked forward to songs with homemade carolers.
George Clark, a retired Rotterdam policeman, was grateful for good friends.
They were all part of events in the Capital Region in December 1982, as many looked forward to holiday celebrations.