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Program sets students on own path

Army Flier
Fort Rucker, AL | April 21, 2016

Children are faced with countless choices throughout their childhood, but there are some choices that can impact their life more than others.

That's why the Fort Rucker Elementary School Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program is looking to make sure its students are prepared when it comes to saying no to not only drugs, but alcohol, smoking and peer pressure, as well.

Each year, FRES fifth grade students get the chance to go through the eight-week long DARE program where they learn about drugs, alcohol, smoking and the way they affect their body, according to Sgt. Zeyna Jimenez, 6th Military Police Detachment and DARE officer.

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