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Volunteers hold cookie drive for Airmen

The label atop the holiday cookie package destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2109, reads: "Thank you for serving our country. May your holidays be filled with love, joy, and cookies.” Every year, during the annual Team Hill Airman Cookie Drive, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

The label atop the holiday cookie package destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2109, reads: "Thank you for serving our country. May your holidays be filled with love, joy, and cookies.” Every year, during the annual Team Hill Airman Cookie Drive, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Volunteers pack up holiday cookies destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Volunteers pack up holiday cookies destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Staff Sgt. Roshonda McGhee, 729th Air Control Squadron, and volunteer Alicia Walker wrap holiday cookie packages Dec. 16, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to Hill AFB Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Staff Sgt. Roshonda McGhee, 729th Air Control Squadron, and volunteer Alicia Walker wrap holiday cookie packages Dec. 16, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to Hill AFB Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

(Left to right) Aurora Koftinow, 75th Force Support Squadron, Staff Sgt. Diana Babbitt, 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron, and volunteer Dana Torick pack up holiday cookies destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019, during the annual Team Hill Airman Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

(Left to right) Aurora Koftinow, 75th Force Support Squadron, Staff Sgt. Diana Babbitt, 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron, and volunteer Dana Torick pack up holiday cookies destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019, during the annual Team Hill Airman Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Volunteers pack up holiday cookies destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Volunteers pack up holiday cookies destined for various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Volunteer Alicia Walker wraps a holiday cookie package Dec. 16, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to Hill AFB Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Volunteer Alicia Walker wraps a holiday cookie package Dec. 16, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Every year, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to Hill AFB Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Holiday cookie packages await to be delivered to various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019.  Every year, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Holiday cookie packages await to be delivered to various Airmen across Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 16, 2019. Every year, during the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive, volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver cookies to the base's Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah --

Dozens of civilian and military volunteers gathered Dec. 16 for the Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive to collect and deliver treats for Airmen at Hill Air Force Base.

For many Airmen stationed at Hill, this is their first Christmas away from home. Tags on the cookie packages read: "Thank you for serving our country. May your holidays be filled with love, joy and cookies.”