2009 Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort Gordon

By Bonnie HeaterOctober 30, 2009

Retired Sgt. Maj.  Richard Downs, co-chairperson, (left) and retired Col. Everett Green, head of the Fort Gordon Retiree Council, show respect for the American flag during the playing of the national anthem at the opening ceremony.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Retired Sgt. Maj. Richard Downs, co-chairperson, (left) and retired Col. Everett Green, head of the Fort Gordon Retiree Council, show respect for the American flag during the playing of the national anthem at the opening ceremony. (Photo Credit: Bonnie Heater) VIEW ORIGINAL
Erin Beach gives a military retiree a chair massage. Beach is a student at the Augusta School of Massage.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Erin Beach gives a military retiree a chair massage. Beach is a student at the Augusta School of Massage. (Photo Credit: Bonnie Heater) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of Company B, 551st Signal Battalion, led by Staff Sgt. Darron Doren, perform precision drills in the rain during the opening ceremony for the 2009 Fort Gordon Military Retiree Appreciation Day held Oct. 24 in Darling Hall.

John Curry, the deputy to the garrison commander, read a proclamation from Augusta\'s Mayor Deke Copenhaver, proclaiming Oct. 24 Military Retiree Appreciation Day in Augusta.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of Company B, 551st Signal Battalion, led by Staff Sgt. Darron Doren, perform precision drills in the rain during the opening ceremony for the 2009 Fort Gordon Military Retiree Appreciation Day held Oct. 24 in Darling Hall. John Curry, the deputy to the garrison commander, read a proclamation from Augusta\'s Mayor Deke Copenhaver, proclaiming Oct. 24 Military Retiree Appreciation Day in Augusta. (Photo Credit: Bonnie Heater) VIEW ORIGINAL