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Schriever children salute for Month of the Military Child

Riley Silveria, 9 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Riley’s father, Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Morris, is stationed here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Riley Silveria, 9 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Riley’s father, Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Morris, is stationed here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Sara Johnson, 8 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Sara’s parents, Lt. Col. Lisa and Lt. Col. Eric Johnson, are members of the Air Force Reserves here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Sara Johnson, 8 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Sara’s parents, Lt. Col. Lisa and Lt. Col. Eric Johnson, are members of the Air Force Reserves here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Sammie Serrano, 10 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center.  Sammie’s mother, Jessica Serrano, is a contractor here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Sammie Serrano, 10 years old, salutes in honor of the Month of the Military Child at the Schriever Child Development Center. Sammie’s mother, Jessica Serrano, is a contractor 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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