Archive for Thursday, October 19, 2006

Military retiree day scheduled at fort

October 19, 2006

Retirees from all military services and their families are eligible to attend the 43rd annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day and Health Awareness Fair at Fort Leavenworth.

The Retiree Appreciation program will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28 in the west gym at the Harney Sports Complex, 185 Fourth Street. The Health Awareness Fair, which provides information for retirees and their families, will run from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

The program will include a welcome from the fort's commanding general, Lt. General David H. Petraeus, along with several guest speakers, including retired Lt. Gen. Frederick E. Vollrath, chairman of the Army chief of staff's Retiree Council; Col. John F. Sackett, chief of combat related special compensation; and Col. Carmen Rinehart, commander of Munson Army Health Center.

Parking will be available at the Commissary and Post Exchange parking lots. There will be a free shuttle bus, which will run every 20 minutes beginning at 7:30 a.m.

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