Back to School Brigade
Military children at Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station picked up school supplies for the 2015-2016 school year during the Operation Homefront Back to School Brigade event Aug. 13 at the Balfour Beatty community center. Items such as notebooks, pens and pencils as well as calculators were donated by patrons of the Dollar Tree and were distributed by volunteers from Science Applications International Corporation. A second Back to School Brigade event was held at the Forest City community center at JB Charleston - Air Base earlier in the day. Between both locations, approximately 300 backpacks filled with supplies was distributed to military children. (Courtesy photo / 628th Force Support Squadron)
Nearly 300 Joint Base Charleston families were provided free back-to-school supplies Aug. 12, that were donated by patrons of Dollar Tree. One event took place on the Air Base at the Forest City Community Center and the other was on the Weapons Station at the Balfour Beatty Community Center.