MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS -- With the 2015 school year beginning Monday, Lincoln Military Housing celebrated with Combat Center families with a ‘Back to School’ carnival at Lincoln Sports Field, Aug. 21.
According to Monalisaleilani Atuatasi, program coordinator, LMH provided free food and beverages for more than 3,000 patrons during the event. LMH and Marine volunteers served funnel cake, pretzels, hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, and water as the attendees enjoyed various rides and played carnival games.
Throughout the festivities, LMH raffled off backpacks filled with school supplies. The Provost Marshal’s Office volunteered Daren the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Lion and McGruff the crime fighting dog, who handed out pencils and stickers while posing for photos with children preparing for the new school year.