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A&FRC hosts Operation Hero

Tech. Sgt. Oscar Rodriguez, 81st Medical Support Squadron command support staff NCO in charge, demonstrates how to apply a bandage to Keesler families during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Tech. Sgt. Oscar Rodriguez, 81st Medical Support Squadron command support staff NCO in charge, demonstrates how to apply a bandage to Keesler families during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Chante Birdlong, 81st Medical Operations Squadron administration technician, administers juice to Madison Maxey, daughter of Kristen Maxey, during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Chante Birdlong, 81st Medical Operations Squadron administration technician, administers juice to Madison Maxey, daughter of Kristen Maxey, during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

T-shirts and dog tags sit on display during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

T-shirts and dog tags sit on display during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Danny Davis, 81st Mission Support Group commander, delivers opening remarks during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Danny Davis, 81st Mission Support Group commander, delivers opening remarks during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler children process through a deployment line during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler children process through a deployment line during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

John McIntyre, 81st Infrastructure Division firefighter, provides fire safety instructions and handouts to Keesler families during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

John McIntyre, 81st Infrastructure Division firefighter, provides fire safety instructions and handouts to Keesler families during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler children jump on an inflatable bounce pad during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler children jump on an inflatable bounce pad during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Ratchford and Senior Airmen Timothy Poissant, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, and Toki, 81st SFS military working dog, conduct a MWD demonstration during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Ratchford and Senior Airmen Timothy Poissant, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, and Toki, 81st SFS military working dog, conduct a MWD demonstration during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Tech. Sgt. Oscar Rodriguez, 81st Medical Support Squadron command support staff NCO in charge, demonstrates how to apply a bandage to Keesler families during Operation Hero March 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The activities at the event were designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)