Deployment dinner engages families

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Volunteers barbecue hotdogs for families of deployed members during the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. The volunteers were from the Spangdahlem Spouses and Enlisted Members Club, the organization which sponsored this deployment dinner. The dinner is open to all Spangdahlem members who currently have a family member deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Volunteers barbecue hotdogs for families of deployed members during the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. The volunteers were from the Spangdahlem Spouses and Enlisted Members Club, the organization which sponsored this deployment dinner. The dinner is open to all Spangdahlem members who currently have a family member deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Sarah Dvorak, wife of a 606th Air Control Squadron member, and her son Preston talk with friends during the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. The readiness center organizes themed events once per quarter and dinners once per month. More than 100 family members attended the dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Sarah Dvorak, wife of a 606th Air Control Squadron member, and her son Preston talk with friends during the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. The readiness center organizes themed events once per quarter and dinners once per month. More than 100 family members attended the dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jordan Dobler, 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron and volunteer with the Spangdahlem Spouses and Enlisted Members Club, worked as a cook for the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. Event organizers chose a cowboy theme for this deployed-spouse event, which take place once per quarter. The SSEMC sponsored the event by buying the food with funds earned during one of the annual base bazaars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jordan Dobler, 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron and volunteer with the Spangdahlem Spouses and Enlisted Members Club, worked as a cook for the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. Event organizers chose a cowboy theme for this deployed-spouse event, which take place once per quarter. The SSEMC sponsored the event by buying the food with funds earned during one of the annual base bazaars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Melissa Bigler, wife of a 606th Air Control Squadron member, and Terri Dozier, wife of a 52nd Security Forces Squadron member, share a laugh at the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. The dinner is open to all families of a deployed service member. The readiness center plans events for families once a quarter for themed events and once a month for dinners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Melissa Bigler, wife of a 606th Air Control Squadron member, and Terri Dozier, wife of a 52nd Security Forces Squadron member, share a laugh at the 52nd Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center's Deployment Dinner Aug. 8 at the bowling alley pavilion. The dinner is open to all families of a deployed service member. The readiness center plans events for families once a quarter for themed events and once a month for dinners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)