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Retiree Appreciation Day set for Oct. 7

One of the largest Retiree Appreciation Day in the Army will take place at Carlisle Barracks Sat., Oct. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and many events are scheduled to share important command information briefings for military retirees, family members, survivors, and those who will retire soon.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. in the Root Hall Gym -- with retirement benefits offered throughout the day

  • ID cards: Anny Ely Hall, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
  • Mini-health screening in Root Hall Gym, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Flu shots will be available in the Root Hall Gym. ID cards will be required to verify eligibility.
  • A TRICARE representative will be available in Reynolds Theater to answer questions.
  • Dunham Pharmacy will be open 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All refills must be picked up at the PX Pharmacy, all new prescriptions can be brought to/picked up at the main Dunham Pharmacy
  • Commissary open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Exchange open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Briefing schedule:

·         9-9:15 am Opening Ceremonies in Bliss Hall Auditorium

·         9:15-10:15 am Keynote Speaker Mr. Mark Overberg, Director, Army Retirement Services

·         10:15-10:30 am Break

·         10:30-11:00 am Army Community Services Update – Volunteer Opportunities and AER

·         11-11:15 am Dunham Clinic Update

·         11:15-11:30 am Veterans Affairs briefing in Bliss Hall

·         11:30-12:00 pm Vietnam 50th Anniversary Recognition

·         12-1:00 pm LUNCH

·         1- 1:05 pm Welcome Back & Speaker Intro in Bliss Hall

·         1-2:30 pm Bliss Hall for Tricare-For-Life Briefing (over age 65) or go to Reynolds Theater for Tricare Briefing (Under age 65)

·         2:40-3:00 pm Legal Update

·         3-3:10 pm Closing Remarks and Farewells

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