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Retiree Appreciation Day

 Ft. Drum Annual Retiree Appreciation Day 2014

Guest speaker;  Former Sergeant Major of the Army (13th), Kenneth O. Preston

Schedule of Events

  24 September 2014


0700  Registration     Multi Purpose Auditorium     


0740   Retirees to be seated                      



§  Welcome

§  Presentation of the Colors           

§  National Anthem

§  Invocation,  Chaplain

§  Opening Remarks

  • Guest Speaker-SMA Kenneth O. Preston US Army Retired


 0830       Introduction  Ft. Drum Retiree Council,            

               Announce Organizations Present

§  Briefing Time line

§  Administrative Announcements/


               SCHEDULED BRIEFINGS  (Clark Hall)


0930       DFAS/DRAS/MYPAY

0945     TRICARE

1015       Martin’s Point Family Health Care

1030       VA Benefits / Healthcare

1045       Watertown Veteran's Center

1100       Casualty Assistance Center Retiree Process                    

1115       ACS/AER  

1130      Muesem / USO / Heritage Center and 10th Mountain Division

              Association Store and  Memorial Walk (open for your use)

1200      Lunch -  The Commons or other installation food providers

           2014  SPECIAL EVENTS


1200      "SOLDIER FOR LIFE GOLF SCAMBLE",  Highland Meadows on  HWY 342

              Two Past and Two Present Soldiers will be teamed up on a four person CPT and Crew, best ball tourney, no ringers! Four closest to the pin prizes, hole in one, food, 1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes! 

-GOLF Contact - Erica 315-586-2956,


1300      "CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING TOURNAMENT ",  Remington Pond, Ft. Drum, NY.

              One Past and One Present Soldier Team up to catch the biggest fish in Remington Pond,Canoes, Fishing Rods, bait, and prizes!

- FISHING TOURNEY contact - FMWR, Outdoor Rec -315-772-8222,


1300      "SIMULATIONS TRAINING FACILITIES VIP TOUR", check out some of the coolest training simulations used by the toughest Division in the Army! Brought to you by the Training Support Center on Ft. Drum!

-SIMULATIONS TOUR Contact - Retirement Services, 315-772-6434 (leave a message, name, number attending and email/phone number) or



*  Priority Personnel services (ID Cards, Legal Assistance, etc) are available

   to all Retirees at Clark Hall (Bldg 10720) between 0800-1500.


                             PRE-REGISTER/PAY for EVENTS