Toys for Tots December 9, 2016 380 0 SHARE Facebook Twitter Robert Kirk, a local resident, guided Marines through Northwest Arctic Borough Dec. 4. 1 of 5 U.S. Marines assigned to Detachment Delta, 4th Law Enforcement Battalion, load a sled onto an Alaska Air National Guard HC-130 Hercules, assigned to the 144th Airlift Squadron, during Toys for Tots at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Nov. 28. Toys for Tots is supported by the United States Marine Corps Reserve with a goal of delivering, through a new toy, a message of hope to youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive and patriotic citizens. Two teams of Marines traveled via snowmachine to 10 remote villages in the vicinity of Kotzebue to deliver toys to children during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photos/Alejandro Pena) Marines traveled by snowmachine to villages near Kotzebue. Marines traveled by snowmachine to villages near Kotzebue. A child smiles for the camera after receiving a present from Marine Corps Capt. Michael Sickels, dressed as Santa Claus, at the school in Deering Nov. 30. Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Joshua Guffey, dressed as Santa Claus, assigned to Detachment Delta, 4th Law Enforcement Battalion, passes out gifts to Nunachiam Sissauni School students during Toys for Tots in Buckland Nov. 29.