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Cherry Point hosts Boots and Booties Baby Shower Lance Cpl. Cory D. Polom

Jessica L. Biven holds her two-month-old son Brian as she waits to see what they have been given at the Boots and Booties Baby Shower hosted by Operation Homefront at Hancock Lodge aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Oct. 18. The Biven's and other families in attendance drove away with an assemble lot of goods that included items like highchairs, strollers and diapers.

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Mothers from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River were treated to a “Boots and Booties Baby Shower” presented by Operation Homefront at Hancock Lodge aboard Cherry Point, Oct. 18.

“This event is for the families of the E-1 through E-6 community of all branches of government,” said Laura L. Kline, the Navy and Marine liaison with Operation Homefront. “We have been giving this group of military families help with finances and morale workshops since Sept. 11, 2001.” The families received gifts consisting of strollers, highchairs, baby bags and diapers said
Kline.

“These gifts are great ways to help out our junior Marines and their families,” said Carol E. Davis, the wife of Maj. Gen. Jon M. Davis, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. “It is a wonderful event that helps support our uptempo schedules.”

All applicants had or will have a baby between April 17, 2011
and April 17, 2012.


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This work, Boots and Booties baby shower, by LCpl Cory D. Polom, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.18.2011

Date Posted:10.28.2011 11:03

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, USGlobe

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