Whiteman AFB annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony offer safe, fun activities

Airman and family members ice skate at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. The ice skating rink allowed kids of all ages to come together safely and have fun while wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

Airman and family members ice skate at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. The ice skating rink allowed kids of all ages to come together safely and have fun while wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

The Lawter family met with Santa Claus at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. Attendees met with Santa by sitting apart from him and safely distancing from others to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

The Lawter family met with Santa Claus at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. Attendees met with Santa by sitting apart from him and safely distancing from others to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

Members of Team Whiteman attended the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. During the event, families watched the tree lighting, met with Santa Claus, went ice skating and took home crafts and cookies. Participants continued to wear masks and safely distance from each other in adherence to the COVID-19 restrictions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

Members of Team Whiteman attended the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. During the event, families watched the tree lighting, met with Santa Claus, went ice skating and took home crafts and cookies. Participants continued to wear masks and safely distance from each other in adherence to the COVID-19 restrictions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

U.S. Air Force Col. Kyle Wilson, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, speaks during the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason Hodges, 509th Bomb Wing command chief, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. Wilson addressed attendees on the importance of giving back to Team Whiteman during this year and the coronavirus pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

U.S. Air Force Col. Kyle Wilson, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, speaks during the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason Hodges, 509th Bomb Wing command chief, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. Wilson addressed attendees on the importance of giving back to Team Whiteman during this year and the coronavirus pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Airman and family members ice skate at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 8, 2020. The ice skating rink allowed kids of all ages to come together safely and have fun while wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Carter)