Robins to host Military Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 27

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Military retirees from all branches of service and their guests are invited to attend Robins' Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 27.

The appreciation day is to inform, assist and honor all retired military members, spouses and surviving spouses, and their family members with base access.

The day's festivities will begin with breakfast from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at the Wynn Dining Facility. Registration will take place from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the Base Theater. Briefings and activities and briefings will follow from 9:45 a.m. to noon.

The briefings will include information about pharmacy, security forces and services activities. Col. Mitchel Butikofer, installation commander, will provide opening remarks at 10 a.m. Vendors' tables (at no charge) will be available in the Heritage Club's Bingo Room from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Vendors vary from base services to community businesses interested in educating retirees and their families about resources and services they provide.

Door prizes will be furnished by base services, as well as many of the community businesses. A pay-as-you-go lunch will be available in the Heritage Club's Pizza Depot from noon to 12:30 p.m. Drawings for door prizes will be from 2 to 3 p.m.

For more information, stop by the Retiree Activities Office Monday, Wednesday and Friday from noon to 3 p.m., call 327-4707, or email You may also contact Pat Delaney at 225-8653 or