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612th Air Base Squadron provides a happy birthday for Honduran children

Twenty-one members of the 612 ABS spent the afternoon at the Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe orphanage in Comayagua, Honduras, Sept. 6, 2013.  Six children at the orphanage had a birthday during the month of November, and the 612 ABS members brought along birthday gifts to celebrate the occassion.  Members of the 612th spent the afternoon playing and visiting with the children.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stacy Rogers)

Twenty-one members of the 612 ABS spent the afternoon at the Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe orphanage in Comayagua, Honduras, Sept. 6, 2013. Six children at the orphanage had a birthday during the month of November, and the 612 ABS members brought along birthday gifts to celebrate the occassion. Members of the 612th spent the afternoon playing and visiting with the children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stacy Rogers)

Children at the Nuestra Seniora de Guadalupe orphanage in Comayagua, Honduras, take a tour of a 612th Air Base Squadron fire truck, Nov. 6, 2013.  Twenty-one members of the 612 ABS spent the afternoon at orphanage.  Six children at the orphanage had a birthday during the month of November, and the 612 ABS members brought along birthday gifts to celebrate the occassion.  Members of the 612th spent the afternoon playing and visiting with the children.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stacy Rogers)

Children at the Nuestra Seniora de Guadalupe orphanage in Comayagua, Honduras, take a tour of a 612th Air Base Squadron fire truck, Nov. 6, 2013. Twenty-one members of the 612 ABS spent the afternoon at orphanage. Six children at the orphanage had a birthday during the month of November, and the 612 ABS members brought along birthday gifts to celebrate the occassion. Members of the 612th spent the afternoon playing and visiting with the children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stacy Rogers)

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo's 612th Air Base Squadron paid a visit to a local orphanage Nov. 6 to help provide some birthday joy for children there.

Twenty-one members of the 612 ABS spent the afternoon at the Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe orphanage in Comayagua. Six children at the orphanage had a birthday during the month of November, and the 612 ABS members brought along gifts, including much needed items such as new clothes and shoes.

As part of the birthday festivities, the 612 ABS fire department brought a fire truck to the orphanage for the children to look at, and Sparky the Fire Dog made an appearance to play with the kids as well. The 612 ABS members played soccer with the kids and taught a few of them how to throw a football for the first time. The children were treated to a birthday meal of pizza and birthday cake, and got to break open a piñata in celebration of the special day.

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