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Vandenberg hosts Operation KUDOS

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Passing out dog tags, Staff Sgt. Maria Danzberger, from the 30th Force Support Squadron, hands a dog tag to a military dependent during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.  KUDOS simulated a deployment processing line for dependents to help them understand the deployment process their parents or guardians go through. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Passing out dog tags, Staff Sgt. Maria Danzberger, from the 30th Force Support Squadron, hands a dog tag to a military dependent during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. KUDOS simulated a deployment processing line for dependents to help them understand the deployment process their parents or guardians go through. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Handing out deployment gear, Tech Sgt. Therese Davis, from the 30th Force Support Squadron, gives a bag to a military dependent during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.  KUDOS put dependents on a simulated deployment to show them the deployment process through games and activities.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Handing out deployment gear, Tech Sgt. Therese Davis, from the 30th Force Support Squadron, gives a bag to a military dependent during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. KUDOS put dependents on a simulated deployment to show them the deployment process through games and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- David Jung, a 532nd Training Squadron member, puts the warrior paint on Jeffrey Dodge, a military dependent during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.  KUDOS simulated a deployment processing line for dependents to help them understand the deployment process their parents or guardians go through. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- David Jung, a 532nd Training Squadron member, puts the warrior paint on Jeffrey Dodge, a military dependent during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. KUDOS simulated a deployment processing line for dependents to help them understand the deployment process their parents or guardians go through. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jeffrey Dodge and Chance Azevedo, military dependents, help Adam Balts, a military dependent, hop across the sand during a simulated self aid and buddy care exercise at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.  The exercise was a part of the Operations Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event to show dependents how military members prepare for deployments.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jeffrey Dodge and Chance Azevedo, military dependents, help Adam Balts, a military dependent, hop across the sand during a simulated self aid and buddy care exercise at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. The exercise was a part of the Operations Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event to show dependents how military members prepare for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Military members and their dependents watch a 30th Security Forces Squadron K-9 training exercise during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.  The event showed dependents how military members prepare for deployments.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Military members and their dependents watch a 30th Security Forces Squadron K-9 training exercise during the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Cocheo Park here Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. The event showed dependents how military members prepare for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)