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Military Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD)

09/09/2016 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fort McCoy
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This is a must attend event for men and women from all military branches of service who have retired or are about to retire from service to our country.

The Fort McCoy RAD is a commemoration partner for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and the 165,000 Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans

This is a free information benefits open house where retirees will learn about:

  • WI Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits and Programs
  • Legislative updates
  • Tricare for Life benefits
  • Long Term Health Care programs
  • Assistance in obtaining military medals and records
  • Tricare Dental Insurance program
  • Education benefits, employment opportunities and other resources
  • Lunch buffet for a nominal cost at ‘McCoys’ Building 1571
  • The Commemorative area and post museum will be open for tours

The RAD will begin in Building 905. Registration begins at 7:00 AM, posting of colors and prayer at 7:45 AM with the program starting 8:00 AM.

A Veterans Benefits Expo will be held from 12:00 Noon to 3:30 PM for all to ask questions of the morning presenters, get information from a wide range of veteran and military organizations. The Expo will be held at the Wisconsin Military Academy building 90.

Attendance at the Retiree Appreciation Day is free, pre-registration is recommended.  Information and registration is available by calling the Soldier for Life/ Retirement Services Office at 800-452-0923, or by e-mail to usarmy.mccoy.imcon-central.mbx.dhr-rso@mail.mil