May 8, 2009
By Mr. Kevin Stabinsky (IMCOM)
To close out the Month of the Military Child, children from the Fort McPherson Child Development Center participated in a parade on post April 29. The theme of the parade was "All About Sports," so children dressed up in sports-related clothes as they...
Maya Jackson, 4, cheers along with her mother, Jeanine. Maya's father is retired Sgt. 1st Class Joe Lane, who curworks with the Atlanta Public School system Reserve Officer Training Course.
Damitta Roberts, a student at the University of Phoenix, pushes her daughter, Kristinah, 3 months, in the parade. Kristinah's father is Krispin Perry, a telecommunications operator with Cordev Inc. on Fort Gillem.
The parade rounds the corner of Walker Avenue and Cobb Street on Fort McPherson.
Civilian employees cheer and wave to the children as they pass.
Isaiah Jackson, 3, takes a sip of water coming into the final stretch of the parade down Troop Row. Isaiah was accompanied by his mother, Spc. Taysia Jackson, a paralegal with the U.S. Army Central Staff Judge Advocate Group.