Aca,!A"Still Serving;Aca,!A? Fort McPherson hosts 33rd Retiree Appreciation Day

By Mr. Peter Chadwick (IMCOM)July 28, 2008

Georgia Crawford (left), a registered nurse from the Lawrence Joel Army Health Clinic's Community Health, checks Eleanor Kensinger's blood pressure.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Georgia Crawford (left), a registered nurse from the Lawrence Joel Army Health Clinic's Community Health, checks Eleanor Kensinger's blood pressure. (Photo Credit: Mr. Peter Chadwick (IMCOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Master Sgt. Ira Turner (right), from Human Resource Command, Alexandria, Va., explains the Combat Related Special Compensation program to Master Sgt. (Ret.) Alexander Jones from Decatur. Turner's was one of more than 20 booths set up to provide information to the retirees.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Master Sgt. Ira Turner (right), from Human Resource Command, Alexandria, Va., explains the Combat Related Special Compensation program to Master Sgt. (Ret.) Alexander Jones from Decatur. Turner's was one of more than 20 booths set up to provide information to the retirees. (Photo Credit: Mr. Peter Chadwick (IMCOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
James E. Reeves, III, (center) a senior claims counselor with the Georgia Department of Veterans Services, explains state benfits to (from left) Jimmy Randall, a 28-year Army Veteran from Smyrna, his niece Lenifer Adams and her daughter Shabilla.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – James E. Reeves, III, (center) a senior claims counselor with the Georgia Department of Veterans Services, explains state benfits to (from left) Jimmy Randall, a 28-year Army Veteran from Smyrna, his niece Lenifer Adams and her daughter Shabilla. (Photo Credit: Mr. Peter Chadwick (IMCOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Earl Roberts (left), from the Defense Finance and Accounting System in Cleveland, Ohio, assists Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Wallace Strickland with a retirement pay issue.   Strickland, a 20-year veteran from Rockmart, took advantage of the various opportunities to clarify available benefits.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Earl Roberts (left), from the Defense Finance and Accounting System in Cleveland, Ohio, assists Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Wallace Strickland with a retirement pay issue. Strickland, a 20-year veteran from Rockmart, took advantage of the various opportunities to clarify available benefits. (Photo Credit: Mr. Peter Chadwick (IMCOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Al Baird signs up for a special drawing at the Association of the United States Army(AUSA) table during the 33rd Retiree Appreciation Day held June 21 at The Commons at Fort McPherson. Baird, a 40-year Army veteran, who hails from Ballground, joined more than 200 fellow former servicemembers and their spouses at the annual event hosted by the U.S. Army Garrison.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Al Baird signs up for a special drawing at the Association of the United States Army(AUSA) table during the 33rd Retiree Appreciation Day held June 21 at The Commons at Fort McPherson. Baird, a 40-year Army veteran, who hails from Ballground, joined more than 200 fellow former servicemembers and their spouses at the annual event hosted by the U.S. Army Garrison. (Photo Credit: Mr. Peter Chadwick (IMCOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL