Eunice and Emery Thompson received a commemorative American flag, civilian service medals and other gifts in honor of their retirement from the U.S. Army Public Health Command. They were recognized for their 75 years and five days of combined federal service Oct. 24 at the Aberdeen Proving Ground"South Recreation Center. Emery began his career as a physical scientist in February 1967 at Frankford Arsenal near Philadelphia, and transferred to Edgewood, Md., to work at the U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency, a precursor of the USAPHC, in September 1978. Eunice started her career as a secretary at USAEHA in January 1985. The long-time residents of Harford County, Md., plan to enjoy their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren during their retirement.