Midwestern military members deliver holiday greetings

Not everyone is able to spend the holidays with loved ones, including those who serve in the Military. These are some Holiday wishes from the men and women who serve from our area, and across the Midwest.

Members included in the video:

Master Sgt. Kris Blommel/378th Air Expeditionary Group
Hometown: Burnsville, MN

Senior Airman Tyler Bee/Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar
Hometown: Eau Claire, WI

Master Sgt. Mark Melchert/378th Air Expeditionary Group
Hometown: Burnsville, MN

Sgt Kimberly Huerta/103rd ESC Kuwait
Hometown: Miles, IA

Master Sgt. Drew Gordon/378th Air Expeditionary Group
Hometown: Burnsville, MN

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kyle Erb/Afghanistan

Major William-Joseph Mojica/Undisclosed location in Southwest Asia
Hometown: Rosemount, MN

CPT Mark Fritsche//103rd ESC, Kuwait
Hometown: Tomah, WI

Sgt. Mike Culligan/Middle East
Hometown: La Crosse

Chief Warrant Officer Amanda Zimmerman/Erbil, Iraq
Hometown: Sheboygan Falls, WI

U.S. Air Force Maj. Chad St Arnauld/Africa
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dan Nerdahl/Afghanistan
Hometown: St. Michael, MN

SSG Penny Gietzen/103rd ESC, Kuwait
Hometown: Madison, WI

1st Lt Brienna Herdrich/Undisclosed location in Southwest Asia
Hometown: West Bend, WI

If you know a loved one who is in the military that couldn’t make it home for Christmas, they may have left a holiday message for you back home.

You can head to dvidshub.net/holiday, click on your hometown in the holiday greetings map to search for someone you may know.

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