Daily Archives: March 6, 2010

Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska – The annual Retiree Appreciation Day will be held at the Last Frontier Community Center Mar. 27. All military retirees and their families, regardless of branch of service, are invited to attend.

Visitors may update ID cards, renew post vehicle registrations and gather information from a number of post agencies at the Information Bazaar and Health Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Agencies include AAFES, Commissary, Army Community Service, Army Career and Alumni Program, Airman and Family Readiness Center from Eielson Air Force Base and the Red Cross, among others.

Attendees at the Health Fair can get visual acuity screening; basic dental screening; immunization services and information on other medical programs.

Lunch for $4.25 starts at noon and opening remarks begin at 1 p.m. The guest speaker is Mike Plumer, veterans’ benefits advisor for the National Association for Uniformed Services.

A Stryker vehicle will be on display at the Last Frontier Community Center parking lot, and visitors can get a tour of the Battle Command Training Center from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Retirees will also be offered a chance to bowl for $2 a game, with free shoes, or a package deal of three games, shoes and all-you-can-eat soup and salad for $15.

For more information, call Carlos Garcia at 353-2102

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Photo of the day – March 5

Could this possibly be the last big snow of this winter? Photo Courtesy Carol Dufendach
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