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August 9, 2013

Edwards ESC, First Shirt Council donate 175 filled backpacks to local community

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Rebecca Amber
Staff writer

Master Sgt. Chris Roach, 412th Security Forces Squadron (left) receives a backpack filled with school supplies from Master Sgt. Richard Garcia, 412th SFS (right). The Edwards Enlisted Spouses Club and First Sergeants Council helped fill 175 backpacks with school supplies Aug. 6. The backpacks were then donated to those Airmen with school-age children along with the local community.

With the combined funds of the Edwards Enlisted Spouses Club†and the First†Sergeants Council,†the organizations†were able to stuff 175 backpacks with school supplies to give back to those in the Edwards community Aug. 5.

Spouses and NCOs alike gathered at Chapel 1 Aug. to stuff the backpacks from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The packs were filled with supplies from this year’s annual school supply drive.

The backpacks began to be distributed Aug. 6.




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