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Schriever children salute for Month of the Military Child

McKenna Phillips, 7 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. McKenna’s mother, Audrey Phillips, is a civilian employee with the 22nd Space Operations Squadron here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

McKenna Phillips, 7 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. McKenna’s mother, Audrey Phillips, is a civilian employee with the 22nd Space Operations Squadron here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Jenna Maher, 2 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Jenna’s parents, Capt. Ashley and Capt. James Maher, are stationed here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Jenna Maher, 2 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Jenna’s parents, Capt. Ashley and Capt. James Maher, are stationed here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Logan Encina, 7 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Logan’s parents, Master Sgt. Jamie and Staff Sgt. Holly Encina, are stationed here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Logan Encina, 7 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Logan’s parents, Master Sgt. Jamie and Staff Sgt. Holly Encina, are stationed here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Children at the Schriever Child Development Center salute in honor of the Month of the Military Child.

The Month of the Military Child was established by Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger in 1986. The month is recognized each April for the contribution that military children make as their parents serve the nation. During April each year, all branches and components of the military provide special days and events to honor military families and children.

Read more about the Month of the Military Child at http://www.monthofthemilitarychild.com/.  
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