Robins to host Military Appreciation Day Published Oct. 5, 2012 By Robins Public Affairs ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Military retirees from all branches of service and their guests are invited to attend Robins' Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 27. The appreciation day is held to inform, assist and honor all retired military members, spouses and surviving spouses, as well as 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. Door prizes and registration will take place from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the Base Theater. Retiree activities and briefings will follow from 9:45 a.m. to noon. Col. Mitchel Butikofer, installation commander, will provide opening remarks at 10 a.m. The briefings will include information about the pharmacy, security forces and services. A pay-as-you-go lunch will be available in the Heritage Club's Pizza Depot from noon to 12:30 p.m. Vendors' tables (at no charge) will be available in the Heritage Club 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 provided by their business. Door prizes will be furnished by base services, as well as many community businesses. Drawings for door prizes will be from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, visit the Retiree Activities office Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from noon to 3 p.m., call 327-4707. You may also contact Pat Delaney at 225-8653.