Santa Claus, by tradition on this date each year, has named his starting team of nine reindeer. They are, as expected:
All of Santa’s reindeer are healthy and ready to go. Rudolph did make some headlines yesterday due to a recent procedure he had to install halogen lamps in his nose. There was some outcry about that.
Santa also has a back-up team that awaits in case of emergency. We do not often hear about them:
North Pole Radio News was Flight Command when this was announced. They filed a news report you can hear from the player below.