This is going on the kiddo's pillow

Leticia Gonzalez, Airman and Family Readiness Center Director for the 433rd Airlift Wing, takes photos of servicemembers during a Yellow Ribbon Pre-deployment seminar held August 2, 2009 inside the headquarter building for the 26th Aerial Port Squadron. The photos of the servicemembers will be imprinted on a pillow case and given to their young dependants. The pillowcase with the image of a parent is designed to help a child cope with the separation of a parent during a deployment. The Yellow Ribbon Program is designed to help servicemembers and their families prepare for many of the challenges may be encountered before, during and after a deployment. Representitives from more than a dozen on and off-base organizations such as the Red Cross, the 433rd Airlift Wing legal office and the Employment Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR) particiapted in the pre-deployment event. The representatives presented information on deployment-related matters such as physical separation from loved ones, care or guardianship of dependants, family and individual counseling, employment rights and legal matters such as wills and power of attorney.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez
VIRIN: 090802-F-3082L-003.JPG
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