Raising awareness for child-abuse prevention

Photos by Laura Austin

Raising awareness for child-abuse preventionRaising a special flag as part of the National Children’s Memorial Flag Raising Ceremony are members of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Color Guard. The event took place April 26 at the Kern County Administration Building, 400 N. China Lake Blvd. The Children’s Memorial flag symbolizes children lost to violence. Saluting the raised National Children’s Memorial Flag are military personnel, joined by the Burroughs High School Cadet Band, local officials and Ridgecrest residents. The April 26 ceremony was to raise awareness of the horrors of child abuse and the need for all to work together to prevent child abuse.

Story First Published: 2013-05-01