Elves are great and all, but when Santa really gets in a jam he calls in the paratroopers for help, like these guys from the 82nd Airborne at Ft. Bragg in North Carolina:

Santa’s arrival was ahead of the annual holiday concert on the base. Highlights here:

Earlier in the week, the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team participated in the base’s tree lighting ceremony…

…and were promptly reported as a UFO:

From the website, UFOStalker.com:

“5 burning orbs appeared to be coming through the atmosphere before rapidly changing directions, both descending and ascending. (3 more orbs came in and did similar things before this)”