Bonds to keep us strong

Maj. Lucinda Valenti, 433rd Airlift Wing chaplain, talks to service members about the importance of developing the spiritual and emotional bonds with their loved ones during a deployment cycle. Chaplain Valenti was one of several presenters taking part in a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program pre-deployment seminar. The Yellow Ribbon event was hosted by the 433rd Airlift Wing Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Aug. 2, 2009, at the 26th Aerial Port Squadron. The Yellow Ribbon Program is designed to help service members and families prepare for challenges encountered during a deployment cycle. Representatives included the Red Cross, the 433rd AW legal office and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. About a dozen organizations presented information on benefits and responsibilities of deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez)

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