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Keesler celebrates Month of the Military Child

Zoelle Vautour, wife of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Vincent Vautour, 366th Training Squadron Detachment 6 instructor, Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, Mississippi, watches her son, Zacc, play Gator Gulp during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Zoelle Vautour, wife of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Vincent Vautour, 366th Training Squadron Detachment 6 instructor, Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, Mississippi, watches her son, Zacc, play Gator Gulp during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Daisha Lewis and her daughter, Layla, decorate a paper plate mask during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child as a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the children of military members serving at home and overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Daisha Lewis and her daughter, Layla, decorate a paper plate mask during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child as a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the children of military members serving at home and overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler families attend Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler families attend Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Avery Bartholomew watches her dad, U.S. Air Force Capt. Alan Bartholomew, 81st Medical Support Squadron internal medicine resident, play a game during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration ofMonth of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Avery Bartholomew watches her dad, U.S. Air Force Capt. Alan Bartholomew, 81st Medical Support Squadron internal medicine resident, play a game during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration ofMonth of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler families assemble wooden crafts during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child as a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the children of military members serving at home and overseas. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler families assemble wooden crafts during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child as a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the children of military members serving at home and overseas. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Austin Herrera and his son, Nolan, assemble a miniature wooden basketball court during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Austin Herrera and his son, Nolan, assemble a miniature wooden basketball court during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Andy McCloy, left, Staff Sgt. Matthew Ratchford, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, and Gamma, 81st SFS military working dog, provide a demonstration during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child as a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the children of military members serving at home and overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Andy McCloy, left, Staff Sgt. Matthew Ratchford, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, and Gamma, 81st SFS military working dog, provide a demonstration during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child as a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the children of military members serving at home and overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler children decorate cups used for planting flower seeds during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler children decorate cups used for planting flower seeds during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Dakota Lehman, son of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Todd Lehman, 924th Maintenance Squadron munitions maintenance technician, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, plays with a cup of slime during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Dakota Lehman, son of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Todd Lehman, 924th Maintenance Squadron munitions maintenance technician, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, plays with a cup of slime during Child Pride Day at Marina Park at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 21, 2018. The 81st Force Support Squadron hosted event was held in celebration of Month of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. Games, fun runs, pontoon boat rides and educational displays were available for military families who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --