Veterans

May 11, 2012

Edwards shows appreciation to local military retirees

by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon

More than 100 military retirees and their families attended the Military Appreciation Day event held here May 5 at the Oasis Community Center. Of those in attendance, retirees were treated to financial and healthcare information and services in addition to guest speakers throughout the day. For any information regarding military retirees, call the Edwards AFB Retiree Activities Office at (661) 277-4931.




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