Names: Tyler and Jessica Fre
Age: 14 and 6
Soldier: Staff Sgt. John Fre
Years in the military: Over 14 years
How many deployments have you been through? Five
What’s your first reaction when you see your father after a deployment? We’re glad that he’s home but it’s been a long time since we last saw him. We’re sad when he’s gone and happy when he’s not gone.
What’s the best thing about your dad being a Soldier? They are our heroes, they’re everybody’s heroes.
Why do you think military children should be celebrated? Because when their parents are deployed it’s hard, but they should know that there are other people who are going through the same thing.
What’s the best thing about living on this military installation? It’s so nice here and the school is so special to all of the kids. It’s small so everyone knows everyone.
What’s the best thing about being in the military? Traveling and getting to meet new people almost every two years. You get to see different parts of the world.