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Elijah Steele, left, hands a loaded backpack to a parent of a Fort Knox Schools student Monday during the Operation Homefront event at American Legion Post 113 in Elizabethtown.
Operation Homefront assists families with school supplies

For a family of four, getting ready for a new school year can be tiresome and pricey.

Throw in a father who is U.S. Army active duty and this time of the year can be an added strain for families.

This is what Veronique Williams is facing.

She has three children preparing to go back to school and one who isn’t in school yet.