Salutes & Awards

January 19, 2013

Retirees feted, honored during their own special day

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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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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.

 




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