Children ‘deploy’ during Nellis event

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Children participating in the Kids Deployment Event carry a litter into a tunnel that was part of an obstacle course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. Participants had to work as a team to carry a litter and water containers through the obstacle course.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases help children over a wall that was part of an obstacle course held during the Kids Deployment Event on Nellis AFB, Nev., Nov. 14. Children ran through the obstacle course to simulate the physical demands a deployment could bring to their parents.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Children participating in the Kids Deployment Event wait in line to try on an explosive ordnance disposal bomb suit helmet at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. Participants were informed about the uses of many EOD materials, such as the robot and bomb suit.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases show children participating in the Kids Deployment Event how to properly wear hazmat gear, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. The goal of the event is to inform children what their parents could go through during a deployment.

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