CDC supports mission and families

Caregivers play outside with children during morning drop-off June 30, 2021, at the Child Development Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The CDC provides childcare services for infants through preschool-aged children from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families.

A military child plays outside during morning playtime June 30, 2021, at the Child Development Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Luke AFB CDC currently provides care for approximately 170 children and Department of Defense-affiliated families. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families.(Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Phyllis Jiminez)
A caregiver watches over preschoolers during outdoor playtime June 30, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Caregivers encourage outdoor play to ensure children receive exercise, build relationships and work on developing their motor skills. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)
Irene Bolanos, 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center caregiver, assists a child with handwashing prior to breakfast June 30, 2021, at the CDC at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The CDC creates programs and schedules to promote learning and development opportunities for the children in their care. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)
A military child eats his breakfast of oatmeal and fresh strawberries June 30, 2021, at the Child Development Center at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The CDC follows a daily schedule, which includes exercise, academic curricula and nutritious meals. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)
A service member drops her child off at daycare June 30, 2021, at the Child Development Center at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Luke AFB CDC currently provides care for approximately 170 children with ages ranging from 6 weeks through 5 years old. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)
A service member drops off her daughter to Cassandra Oakley, 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center caregiver, June 30, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Luke AFB CDC is a team of 73 staff members who provide care for approximately 170 children. By managing and delivering affordable programs, the CDC helps improve the quality of life and service for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)
Irene Bolanos, 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center caregiver, watches over pre-toddlers as they play outdoors June 30, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Caregivers encourage children to play outdoors, participate in exercise activities, build relationships and develop their motor skills. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Phyllis Jiminez)

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