Staff Reporter 

Newberry wins Military Child of the Year award


James Eik

Moving to Medical Lake in his senior year, Mark Newberry is the son of Col. Brian and Jill Newberry. Col. Newberry is the Commander of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base.

Members of the military make great sacrifices throughout their time in the service. Although they aren’t enlisted members, the families make just as many sacrifices along the way.

Last week, Medical Lake High School’s Mark Newberry received the honor of being named Operation Homefront’s 2013 Military Child of the Year for the Air Force.

Newberry was selected from over 1,000 applicants nationwide for the award. He learned of his placement in the top 20 just a few weeks ago.

“Just being in the top 20, that was exciting enough,” Newberry said of when he first learned the news.


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