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Dyess children participate in ODK

Dyess children participate in ODK

Senior Airman Anthony Granata, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal member, shows Jaylen Webb, 9-year-old, son of Tech. Sgt. Tanika Webb, 7th Force Support Squadron installation personnel readiness NCO in charge, how to operate an ANDROS F6 Robot during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. Children were able to see first-hand how various Airmen played an important role in completing the overall mission while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess children participate in ODK

Senior Airman Robert Lucero, 39th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, shows Kaylee Sartor, 11-year-old, daughter of Staff Sgt. Ashley Sartor, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron unit training manager, how to properly put on a seatbelt in a C-130J Super Hercules during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. Children could visit various stations that included explosive ordinance disposal, fire protection, and a B-1B Lancer aircraft static display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess children participate in ODK

Airmen and their families learn about various military jobs during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. ODK is a mock deployment that allows children to learn in a safe and fun environment the deployment process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess children participate in ODK

Col. Joseph Kramer, 7th Bomb Wing commander, address children prior to going through a mock deployment during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. ODK provides children with the opportunity to go through a simulated deployment to give them an idea of what their parents go through before deploying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess children participate in ODK

Airman 1st Class Andrea Malik, 7th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineering journeyman, simulates giving a shot to Ezekiel Newby, 9-year-old, son of Tech. Sgt. Travis Newby, 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. Children went through a simulated pre-deployment function line to receive supplies before entering their mock deployment area on the flight line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess children participate in ODK

Dog tags were given to children during the military processing line portion of Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. ODK is a simulated deployment that enables military children to learn about the pre-deployment process and what their parents go through during deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess children participate in ODK

Airmen with the 7th Security Forces Squadron military working dog section perform a demonstration during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. The children began their mock deployment by going through a military processing line where they received dog tags, identification cards and T-shirts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Dyess Air Force Base, Texas -- Senior Airman Anthony Granata, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal member, shows Jaylen Webb, 9-year-old, son of Tech. Sgt. Tanika Webb, 7th Force Support Squadron installation personnel readiness NCO in charge, how to operate an ANDROS F6 Robot during Operation Dyess Kids at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021. Children were able to see first-hand how various Airmen played an important role in completing the overall mission while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)