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Bradley Disterlic, 10, a fifth grader at Ridgecrest Elementary School, holds two bags filled with clothing items after purchasing all the items, and looks up at two Air Force service members who were his shopping buddies. At left is Zach Rasmussen, 24. At right is Ken Lamendola, 25. More than 50 Department of Defense employees at Tinker Air Force Base teamed with students from various Mid-Del elementary schools Thursday morning, Dec. 5, 2013, on a storewide shopping spree at JC Penney store in Town Center Plaza on SE 29 Street in Midwest City. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman