Hi, I’m Secretary Ryan Zinke, here with my wife Lolita and the
Ambassador to Happiness: Ragnar.
The holiday season in America is about faith, family, and tradition. As New Year approaches, we come together to celebrate our blessings with
the ones we love.
To our great members of the Department of the Interior family, it is my
honor to wish you Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy
However you celebrate,
I encourage all of you to spend time with those nearest to your heart.
The American family is what makes our family great and it is about
traditions of giving, love, and community that keep us strong.
We all have the privilege of being able to enjoy the holidays in peace at
home, and we give thanks for the brave sacrifice of our troops and military
As a retired Navy SEAL Commander, I want to ask you keep these
military families in your hearts and prayers this holiday season.
Please be safe during the holidays and I hope you enjoy some of it at least
on our beautiful public lands.
From my family to yours: may God bless you this beautiful holiday season, and may
God bless the United States of America.
And I would like to wish everyone un Feliz Navidad y prospero ano
And Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year!
Secretary Ryan Zinke, his wife Lolita, and their dog Ragnar -- the Ambassador of Happiness -- send their best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season.