Military retirees invited to appreciation day

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  • 6th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

Base officials will host a Military Retiree Appreciation Day event for military retirees, spouses and dependent survivors of all ranks and services on Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 6th Medical Group Clinic located at 3250 Zemke Ave., MacDill Air Force Base.

Hosted by the installation commander and the MacDill Retiree Activities Office, this year's event will include a mini-health fair with immunizations, veterans’ service organizations, renewal of identification cards, legal assistance and lunch at the dining facility. There will be a cake cutting ceremony with the MacDill Honor Guard at the in the facility entrance at 11 a.m.

“The MacDill Retiree Activities Office is steadfast in our support to the military retiree community throughout the Tampa region,” said retired Air Force Col. William Graham, director of the office. “We are excited to once again have a robust group of military service organizations on hand during the event to answer important questions veterans might have.”

Organizations slated to participate in this year’s program include the 6th MDG, TRICARE, legal office, military personnel flight and several other veteran service agencies.

Anyone wishing to attend this year’s Military Retiree Appreciation Day must have base access. Light refreshments will be available throughout the event.

For further information about this event, contact the Retiree Activities Office at (813) 828-4555.

The retiree activities offices mission is to serve as an information center and a support system for retired military veterans of all branches of service.