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Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA - Jack Figley, 3 of Findley receives craft supplies from Deb Krall, 57, of New Stanton and 171st refueling wing during the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA</em></div>Jack Figley, 3 of Findley receives craft supplies from Deb Krall, 57, of New Stanton and 171st refueling wing during the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA - Bella Schwemmer, 7 of Ross, (right) gives her four year-old sister, Cobiee Schwemmer 4, a hand with her new backpack after the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA</em></div>Bella Schwemmer, 7 of Ross, (right) gives her four year-old sister, Cobiee Schwemmer 4, a hand with her new backpack after the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA - Dwayne Samuell 31 of Moon and E6 in the Navy packs school supplies into a backpack carried by his son, Malik Samuell 12 during the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA</em></div>Dwayne Samuell 31 of Moon and E6 in the Navy packs school supplies into a backpack carried by his son, Malik Samuell 12 during the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA - Bella Schwemmer, 7 of Ross, (right) checks out her new backpack after the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Andrew Russell | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA</em></div>Bella Schwemmer, 7 of Ross, (right) checks out her new backpack after the Operation Homefront Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey sponsored, Back to School Brigade event at the C.E. Kelly Commissary in Coraopolis, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The event allowed area children to collect donated backpacks and school supplies.

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Operation Homefront held a Back to School Brigade on Saturday at the Charles E. Kelly Commissary, to distribute free backpacks and school supplies to local children of military families. Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit that provides help to families of service members and wounded warriors.

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