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School's In!

Across the nation and around the world, military kids are back in class.

People handle school supplies on a table.
Supply and Demand
Attendees pick out school supplies at the Community Back 2 School Pep Rally at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Aug. 19, 2022. The Dover Parent Advisory Board hosted the rally, which featured free school supplies, games and resources.
Photo By: Air Force Senior Airman Faith Barron
VIRIN: 220819-F-MO780-1009F
A child stands and smiles next to a person in a dragon costume.
Mascot Moment
Netzi the Dragon, the mascot for Netzaberg Elementary School in Germany, poses for a photo with a child on the first day of the school year, Aug. 22, 2022.
Photo By: Army Spc. Christian Carrillo
VIRIN: 220822-A-MC970-1001F
A police officer high-fives a kid outside a building.
John Hughes, Fort Jackson's chief of police, gives a high-five as he welcomes students back to school at C.C. Pinckney Elementary School in South Carolina, Aug. 17, 2022.
Photo By: Robert Timmons
VIRIN: 220817-A-ZN169-057F

Service members joined school faculty, educators, support staff and others to welcome military students back for the 2022-2023 school year. 

For about 66,000 students, that means attending one of the Department of Defense Education Activity's 160 schools, which are found in 11 foreign countries, seven states and two territories across 10 time zones. 

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