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Saber Dog, KIDSAFE ID go to the Rodeo

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  • 178th FIghter Wing
Members of the 178th Fighter Wing conducted the KIDSAFE ID program Oct. 30 and 31 during the annual Safety Forklift Rodeo at the Clark County Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ohio.

The KIDSAFE ID program provides families with Immediate Response Identification cards for children free of charge. The program travels to a variety of different locations to provide free support to the community.

"It is a great experience to help your community in any way you can," said Senior Airman Elisabeth Peshek, of 178th Financial Management Flight, who volunteers for the KIDSAFE ID program.

Master Sgt. David Falkenback (Saber Dog character) and Staff Sgt. Zachary Farkas also volunteer for the KIDSAFE ID program. The group travels with only a laptop, printer, camera and scale. Using these tools they provide immediate response identification cards for more than 40 children.

"Hundreds of children are reported missing every day in the United States alone," said Airman Peshek. "It is recommended that every parent keep a card on-hand for such occasions."

These identification cards provide vital information to include a photograph which could aid law enforcement in more quickly locating a lost or missing child.

Please contact Senior Master Sgt. David Arthur at (937) 327-2223 if you would like to volunteer for the KIDSAFE ID program.