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Isabelle Gonzalez and her brother Ethan decide which pencil to take for school during the Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. The Back-to-School Brigade is hosted by Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront is a non-profit organization that provides assistance for United States military troops and their families as well as wounded servicemen when they return home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Isabelle Gonzalez and her brother Ethan decide which pencil to take for school during the Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. The Back-to-School Brigade is hosted by Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront is a non-profit organization that provides assistance for United States military troops and their families as well as wounded servicemen when they return home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Basic #2 pencils are set on display for military families to pick up during the Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. The Back-to-School Brigade is hosted by Operation Homefront and is just one way they provide assistance to military families and wounded warriors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Basic #2 pencils are set on display for military families to pick up during the Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. The Back-to-School Brigade is hosted by Operation Homefront and is just one way they provide assistance to military families and wounded warriors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Family members of Team Fairchild pick out book bags during Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. Operation Homefront was formed in 2002 and since then has used 128 million dollars to help military families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Family members of Team Fairchild pick out book bags during Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. Operation Homefront was formed in 2002 and since then has used 128 million dollars to help military families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Ebelyn Stevenson and Suronda Stevenson help Jamiyln Stevenson pick out mechanical pencils during Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. The organization provides service to military families across 43 states. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Ebelyn Stevenson and Suronda Stevenson help Jamiyln Stevenson pick out mechanical pencils during Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. The organization provides service to military families across 43 states. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Marlee McDaniel hands out school supplies to Senior Airman Laura Clay during Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. Operation Homefront was formed in 2002 and since then has used 128 million dollars to help military families. Clay is a 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store journeyman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)

Marlee McDaniel hands out school supplies to Senior Airman Laura Clay during Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade in the Michael Anderson Elementary School gymnasium at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 7, 2014. Operation Homefront was formed in 2002 and since then has used 128 million dollars to help military families. Clay is a 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store journeyman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released)