National Training Center and Fort Irwin Command Sgt. Maj. Lance P. Lehr reads the book “The Remarkable Farkle McBride” to children during a Tell Me A Story event at Tiefort View Intermediate School, April 24. Children and parents got a chance to participate in arts and crafts, and during the reading members of the Fort Irwin Middle School band provided musical sound effects. The Fort Irwin Parent to Parent of the Military Child Education Coalition hosted the event. Jessica Hogsed, a military spouse here, took her two young children and said the event was beneficial for kids and parents. “It gets more people involved and gets kids to read more,” Hogsed said.