Maxwell Air Force Base   Right Corner Banner
Join the Air Force

News > New initiative helps kids, spouses and teachers understand deployment
New initiative helps kids, spouses and teachers understand deployment

Posted 1/25/2013   Updated 1/25/2013 Email story   Print story


by Donovan Jackson
Air University Public Affairs

1/25/2013 - MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, AL  -- In an effort to give kids, spouses and teachers a better understanding of the deployment process, the 42nd Air Base Wing is presenting its first annual KUDOs, SUDOs, TUDOs event - Kids, Spouses and Teachers Understanding Deployment Operations - at 8 a.m. Feb. 9 in building 1154, next to the Exchange.

Participants will get the opportunity to experience a deployment line in the same fashion as a deploying service member would. Some of the activities during the event include deployment briefs, medical physicals and mobility bag check. Participants also will have the option to try on equipment and take pictures.

"We want to give the kids, spouses and teachers an opportunity to better understand what deployed service members go through," said La Tonya Lewis, community support coordinator at the 42nd Air Base Wing. "We hope that this event will bring the Airmen, their families and teachers closer."

To sign up for the event call Lewis at 953-9822 or email her at The last day to sign up is Jan. 31.

No comments yet.  
Add a comment

 Inside Maxwell AFB

ima cornerSearch

tabSocial Media Dashboard






tabTop StoriesRSS feed 
Air University summit addresses medical officer education, partnerships

Operation Home Cooking 2015 at OTS

Air University focused on deterrence

Maxwell hosts 2016 AFROTC Commander’s Conference

AU student’s spouse wins Joan Orr

Air University awards honorary degree to David McCullough.

Air War College dedicates new exhibit to World War II Royal Air Force flight cadets

The 38th Student Squadron is re-activated, welcomes new commander.

Maxwell flightline supports Army's 82nd Airbourne Division

Air Force Chief’s Resilience Conquers Breast Cancer

  arrow More Stories

tabAETC NewsRSS feed 
AETC website undergoing extreme makeover

Laughlin Air Force Club member wins truck

Living legend receives ROTC Distinguished Alumni award

Commentary – NCOs echo through eternity

D-models return to flight after longeron repair

Pillars of resiliency: spiritual resilience

Top cop visits Luke

Site Map      Contact Us     Questions     Security and Privacy notice     E-publishing  
Suicide Prevention    SAPR   IG   EEO   Accessibility/Section 508   No FEAR Act