Friday July 5, 2013

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Retired Activities Office is pleased to once again announce a wonderful program for retired military veterans and/or their loved ones to be held in Concord, NH on Aug. 3. This event is entirely focused on the needs of military retirees, their families or survivors and is an excellent opportunity to take care of all benefit related business in one stop on one day. Some details: This annual Northern New England Military Retiree Activity day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 0800-1300 at the NHNG Army Aviation Support Facility, 26 Regional Drive, Concord, NH (Look for military helicopter displayed on a pole).

A photo ID is always a good item to have in your possession. All retired military and families as well as survivors of deceased military are invited and encouraged to attend this one-stop benefits fair. Legal assistance (wills, powers of attorney, etc.), veterans homes, VA benefits and cemeteries, DEERS/ID card renewals, health care info and briefings, survivor benefits, commissaries, exchanges, recreation opportunities and much more will be available including a low cost lunch. All activities are indoors. The event is free (except the lunch) and is sponsored by the New Hampshire National Guard in cooperation with Maine and Vermont National Guard, the Retired Activities Offices at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Fort Drum and the Northern New England Army Retiree Councils. For more information, contact Col (Ret) Frank Musmanno 603-495-3042/muzzy@gsinet.net. Thank you very much for your interest and support.

EUGENE F. PAQUETTE, Colonel USAF, Retired

Director RAO, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard