Salutes & Awards

January 19, 2013

Retirees feted, honored during their own special day

retirees06
Local area retirees await the opening remarks at the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Saturday. More than 250 retirees attended Saturday’s event.

 
 
 
 
 
 
retirees05
From left, Col. Iluminada Chinneth, deputy commander of Health Services, Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center; Cindy Berry, Community Health Nurse; and Kathy Archer, Community Health Nurse; conduct a quality check on the blood pressure machine during the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Saturday. Blood pressure screenings were among services offered to retirees during this event.

 
 
 
 
 
 
retirees04
Jamie Taylor, Electronic Military Personnel Office, registers retired Army Col. James Baylock and his wife Betty for the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Saturday. The appreciation day provides local retirees with updates on information concerning retiree benefits and programs. It also gives participants the opportunity to update their ID cards, share information and network.

 
 
 
 
 
 
retirees03
Guest speaker, retired Army Lt Gen. Jim Lovelace addresses retirees during the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day. Lovelace was among others who addressed the crowd during this event.

 
 
 
 
 
 
retirees02
DeAnna Feliciano, Thunder Mountain Activity Center cook, serves cake to retired Maj. Kathy Bell, Army Nurse Corps, at the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, Fort Huachuca, Saturday. The annual appreciation day provides local retirees with updates on information concerning retiree benefits and programs. It also gives participants the opportunity to update their ID cards and share information.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
retirees01
Staff Sgt. John Miriana and his dog Benny, 483rd Working Dog Detachment, conduct a K9 demonstration involving Pfc. Robbie Cavaco during the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day. Working dogs do not only provide an essential service to the U.S. military, but demonstrations of the canines in action are always popular at public events.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

VA implements new online tool for military members, Families, transitioning out

In conjunction with the Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program, the new Veterans Employment Center, or VEC, is the federal government’s single authoritative online resource for connecting transitioning service members, veterans and their Families to meaningful career opportunities. The VEC is the first government-wide product that brings together a reputable cadre of public and...
 
 

ACAP has new name, now Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program

As part of the Soldier for Life Program that was introduced last year, the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, has changed names to the Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program, effective immediately. In an effort to better reflect the new direction of Army transition with the Soldier for Life Program, Army Chief...
 
 
Courtesy Photo

Army has ally in Natick lab

Courtesy Photo Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, learns about the hypobaric chamber at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine during a March 15, 2012, visit to Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massach...
 

 

Monsoon start means break from hot weather — keep safety in mind this summer

In Arizona, as in other regions of the world including India and Thailand, we experience a monsoon, a season of high temperatures, high winds, and high moisture, resulting in potentially deadly weather. The term “monsoon” comes from the Arabic “mausim,” meaning “season” or “wind shift.” Even though rain doesn’t typically begin in the southern Arizona...
 
 

Melanoma – silent but deadly

Do you love having fun in the sun? If you do, it is essential you protect your skin from exposure to harmful sun rays known to cause skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, and melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, more...
 
 

Civilian of the Month

Rick Davis Agency: Engineer & Instrumentation Branch within Intelligence Electronic Warfare Test Directorate, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Electronic technician; provides technical support for testing new Army Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Systems. AISRS does all operational testing here for the military intelligence systems by conducting a test and r...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin