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Courtesy photoBrice Relaford, Ramstein High School Deployment Buddies mentor, helps a Ramstein Elementary School student draw a card for his father Jan. 29 on Ramstein. High school and elementary school students of deployed service members come together once a month to share experiences and provide comfort to one another through the Deployment Buddies Program during their parent’s deployments.

Children of deployed service members mentor others

by Airman Dymekre Allen
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A parent sets out to deploy and defend the freedom of millions. The children in these families are often left feeling alone, lost and unsure about the safety of their deployed parent. A great way to soothe the hearts and minds of the children who are left home is outreach through the Deployment Buddies program.

February 6, 2014 ×
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