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.


 
 

 
Courtesy photo by United Kingdom Ministry of Defense

Army researchers develop pocket-sized aerial surveillance device

Courtesy photo by United Kingdom Ministry of Defense A British Soldier holds a Prox Dynamics’ PD-100 Black Hornet, a palm-sized miniature helicopter weighing only 16 grams. Researchers with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Resear...
 
 

Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken. “The Roth [Thrift Savings Plan] contributions are going from a dollar figure to a percentage of pay,” said...
 
 

THANKSGIVING DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Thanksgiving is a day set aside to pause, reflect and give thanks for the gifts of peace, freedom and opportunity we share as Americans. Holiday weekends provide a well-earned respite from work and an opportunity for travel to visit Family and friends. However, increased travel means increased exposure to the hazards associated with heavy holiday...
 

 
Defense Commissary Agency

Commissary Value Brand returns for more savings

Defense Commissary Agency Starting in December, the Fort Huachuca Commissary will add Commissary Value Brands to its shelves. FORT LEE, Va. – In response to growing patron demand for products comparable to the low-cost privat...
 
 

FH visitors, Civilian workers can dine at Exchange facilities

At military installations across the globe, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service provides a taste of home to Soldiers, Airmen and their Families. While rules governing who can buy merchandise at exchanges often apply to a select few, anyone can dine in exchange restaurants or pick up grab-and-go fare from Express locations. The Fort...
 
 

Chapel serves up community generosity

From left, Staff Sgt. Daniel Carnaghi, 62nd Army Band; Chaplain (Lt. Col.-P) Kim Norwood, senior Garrison chaplain; his wife, Cindy Norwood; Jo Moore, Outreach Ministries coordinator; and Spc. Benjamin Sepulveda, Main Post Chapel chaplain’s assistant, prepare to distribute turkeys to Fort Huachuca Families in need Thursday at the Main Post Chapel. Thanks to generous donations...
 




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