Hill AFB hosts tree lighting ceremony

Col. Wendy Deemer, 75th Air Base Wing, joins children to flip a witch, which lights the Hill Air Force Base Christmas tree, Nov. 30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Col. Wendy Deemer, 75th Air Base Wing, joins children to flip a witch, which lights the Hill Air Force Base Christmas tree, Nov. 30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Hill Air Force Base families anticipate the Christmas tree lighting Nov. 30 at the Arts & Crafts Center on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Hill Air Force Base families anticipate the Christmas tree lighting Nov. 30 at the Arts & Crafts Center on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Hill Air Force Base Christmas stands in front of the Arts & Crafts Center after being lit for the first time Nov. 30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Hill Air Force Base Christmas stands in front of the Arts & Crafts Center after being lit for the first time Nov. 30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Col. David Dunklee, 75th Air Base Wing vice commander, entertains children with Christmas stories Nov. 30 at the Hill Air Force Base Arts & Crafts Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Col. David Dunklee, 75th Air Base Wing vice commander, entertains children with Christmas stories Nov. 30 at the Hill Air Force Base Arts & Crafts Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Hill Air Force Base Youth Center volunteers pass out snacks during a holiday celebration Nov. 30 Hill Air Force Base Arts & Crafts Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Hill Air Force Base Youth Center volunteers pass out snacks during a holiday celebration Nov. 30 Hill Air Force Base Arts & Crafts Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The base community gathered Nov. 30 for a tree lighting ceremony in front of the Arts & Crafts Center here. The annual vent also included a visit from Santa Claus, snacks, activities and holiday music.