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Airmen share financial freedom advice with elementary students

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Jerome Davis, 97th Force Support Squadron community readiness consultant, shows a picture of a book about working to save money to 3rd graders at L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School April 26, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. This was part of an initiative by the Airmen and Family Readiness Center to spread financial literacy across the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)

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Staff Sgt Adam Hines, 97th Force Support Squadron management analyst, talks to 3rd graders of Rivers Elementary School on what they learned about the book, April 26, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Military Financial Freedom Month was previously known as Military Saves Month, but changed it’s recently to focus on more than just saving money. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)

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Staff Sgt Adam Hines, 97th Force Support Squadron management analyst, reads a book about working to save money to 3rd graders at L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School, April 26, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. This and other events were part of Military Financial Freedom Month – a time devoted to empowering military members to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)

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Jerome Davis, 97th Force Support Squadron community readiness consultant, picks a child to answer a question about a book, April 26, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing read youth financial educational books to 3rd graders of Rivers Elementary April 26 to 30, 2021 for Military Financial Freedom Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)

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Staff Sgt. Katlyn Gorgus, 97th Healthcare Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, reads a book about working to save money to 3rd graders at L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School, April 26, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Each day, new volunteers from the base came and read to the children about different financial topics including working, saving, giving, spending, integrity and debt. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)

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Staff Sgt. Katlyn Gorgus, 97th Healthcare Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, asks the class about saving money, April 26, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The book she shared focused on saving money and is part of financial literacy series. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Dowell)

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Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing read youth financial education books to 3rd graders at L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School during Military Financial Freedom Month, April 26 – 30, 2021. This was part of an initiative by the Airmen and Family Readiness Center to teach the importance of saving and spread financial literacy to local youths. Each day, new volunteers from the base came and read to the children about different financial topics including: working, saving, giving, spending, integrity and debt.

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