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Posted 9/2/2015 Printable Fact Sheet

Retiree Appreciation Days are a great source of the latest information for retirees and their family members. RADs vary from installation to installation, but most provide an opportunity to renew acquaintances, listen to guest speakers, renew identification cards, get medical checkups, and various other services.

For more 2015 Retiree Activity\Appreciation Days, seminars, veteran town hall meetings and more, click here.

May 2015

Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington is the site of a Retiree Appreciation Day taking place at the American Lake Community Center on May 16, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  A no-host breakfast will be available in the dining room 8 to 10 a.m.  Activities include a Madigan Medical Center Health Fair with 54 medical clinics; an informal gathering area with snacks; information tables; legal assistance; and individual counseling services. For more information, call the retirement services office at 253-966-5884, or the retiree activities office at 253-982-3214; send email to the RSO at or the RAO at; or visit the website at\rso.  Breakfast and lunch menus are available on the website.

October 2015

Military retirees from all branches of service are invited to the annual Retiree Appreciation Day set for Oct. 3 at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. As part of the activities, 509th Bomb Wing commander plans to kick the event off with an update on the installation plus address as many questions/concerns as possible. Registration starts at 7 a.m. at the Mission's End club. For more information, call 660-687-6457 or toll free at 800-303-5608.  You can also send e-mail to

November 2015

The Commander Navy Region Southwest is hosting an annual Military Retired Personnel Seminar and Resource Fair on Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Anchors and Spurs Catering Conference Center at Navy Base San Diego.  Seating is limited so advance registration is required by calling 858 277 4259.  For more information, call 619-556-7788.

The Retiree Activities Office in Guam is planning a Retiree Appreciation Day for Nov. 7.  Final details are being worked.  For more information, contact the RAO by email at or, or by calling 671-366-2574.

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