Operation Good Cheer

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  1. evangilder

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    Sources at NORAD have confirmed an unidentified bogey acquired near the North Pole. "Definitely not something we see regularly" Major General Thomas Whitebeard, NORAD watch commander at the time of the RADAR contact was reported to have said.

    Long range scans picked up the bogey just after sundown near the international dateline. Curiously, the IFF transponder was squawking "1225", alternating into various country VFR squawks. "It appears to be the well-known 'Santa squawk'", said MSgt Whitey Snowden. Snowden has been a RADAR operator for many years at NORAD, and is the 'go-to guy' for anomalous RADAR returns.

    NORAD has alerted local defense units to scramble for positive ID and escort duties. Depending on the location and aircraft involved, it is usually a fighter armed with the YUM-9 'Peppermint' missile, and/or the older YUM-7 'Candy-CANE'. They also carry the latest ECM and targeting systems to make sure that the escorted cargo aircraft arrive with all of the important necessities.

    "This is a very important mission for the people of the free world" said Major Milton Bradley, PAO for NORAD. Fighters provide escort to give Mr. Claus unfettered access to the homes of the good boys and girls. "With the threat from high-tech weaponry from the bad children, the USAF and US Navy stand ready to counter any threat to the mission".

    The US Coast Guard, Army and Marine Corps also have units standing by to provide additional resources to counter additional threats. "We are 100% ready and dedicated to this mission." stated Marine Corps Colonel Red Greene.

    The US Military has been planning for this mission the whole month and it comes down to this one night. One thing is sure, that Mr Claus has the best escort and protection that the United States has to offer.
     
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    Is it ironic for someone who doesn't celebrate Christmas to write this? Ah well, the joys in the eyes of the children as they see Santa gets to everybody.
     
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    Christmas is the most important time to get drunk.

    I will drink to that.
     
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    Well it is 7:30 AM here on Christmas morning. I am doing the second load of laundry, and starting to smell the slow cooker chili that I started this morning. Meanwhile my wife and daughter are watching a movie while my son is playing on his computer while he awaits his grandparents to take him to Mammoth for a week. More painting to do today, and hopefully finish it, which will reduce the honey-do list a bit.
     
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