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2014 Retiree Activity\Appreciation Days (RAD)

NOTICE: RADs and other events listed below may be cancelled or rescheduled. Before
traveling long distances to attend an event, you should contact the applicable RAO, RSO,

sponsor, etc., to ensure the event will, in fact, be held on the announced date\time.

An up-to-date copy of this list is always available at http://www.hostmtb.org/RADLIST-2014.html

Links to PDF and MS Word formats are available at bottom of this list.

* = Tentative Date(s)
(#) = Comment Number

RAD Locations (State\Country)

Dates RAO\RSO Phone Numbers


Redstone Arsenal, AL (1)

18-20 Sep 256-876-2022
JB Elmendorf-Richardson, AK 10 May 907-384-3500

Fort Wainwright, AK

17 May 907-353-2099
Little Rock AFB, AR 03 May 501-987-6095
Belgium (2)
USAG Benelux, BE 04 October 0032-65-44-6293
NBVC Port Hueneme, CA (11) 29 March 805-982-1023
Los Angeles AFB, CA 31 May 310-653-5144
MCCS Camp Pendleton, CA (15) 14 September 760-725-9789
MCIWest-MCB Camp Pendleton , CA 20 September 760-725-9789


Buckley AFB, CO 14 June 720-847-9213

RAF Mildenhall, UK (16)

05-06 June (01638)-542039\[DSN] 238-2039
Orlando, FL – Ft Stewart RAD (13) 10 May 912-767-3326\813-828-0163


Fort Stewart, GA (13) 10 May 912-767-3326\813-828-0163
Robins AFB, GA 27 September 478-926-0193\9879
Moody AFB, GA (17) 26 Oct-01 Nov 229-257-3209
Germany (2)
USAG Bavaria (Grafenwoehr), GE 09 May 0049-09641-83-8709
USAG Ansbach-Katterbach, GE 16 May 0049-0981-183-3301

Kaiserslautern/Ramstein, GE

15 October 0049-0631-411-8405
USAG Stuttgart, GE 23 October 0049-07031-15-2010
USAG Wiesbaden, GE 25 October 0049-0611-705-7668


Boise, ID (Army NG RAD) (18) 28 May 866-482-7343\208-272-5755
Boise, ID (Air NG RAD) 07 September* 866-482-7343\208-272-5755
Lewiston Armory, ID (19) 19 September 866-482-7343\208-272-5755

Twin Falls Armory, ID (19)

24 September 866-482-7343\208-272-5755
Pocatello Armory, ID (19) 25 September 866-482-7343\208-272-5755
Idaho Falls Armory, ID (19) 26 September 866-482-7343\208-272-5755


Rock Island Arsenal, IL 25 October 563-445-0191
Des Moines, IA 28 August 515-277-6113
Italy (2)
USAG Vicenza, IT 17 October 0039-0444-71-7262
Fort Leavenworth, KS 25 October 913-684-5583
Fort Knox, KY 31 Oct-1 Nov* 502-624-4641\4315\1765
Camp Casey, KOR (Town Hall) (20) 31 March 0505-730-4133\[DSN] 730-4133
Camp Humphreys, KOR 18 October 010-3176-1696


Brunswick, ME (14) 02 April 207-406-4103

USCG Festival-Grand Haven MI (3)

25 Jul-03 Aug 616-846-5940
Selfridge ANG Base, MI 20 September 586-239-5580
Rosemount, MN 15 August 507-474-9297
Duluth, MN 12 September 218-590-3144
Malmstrom AFB, MT (4) 16-18 May 406-731-4751\406-866-0683
New York
Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet NY 03 May 518-266-5810
West Point, NY 03 May 845-938-4217

Fort Hamilton, NY

27 September 718-630-4552
North Carolina
Pope Army Airfield, NC (5) 16 May 704-391-4269\910-907-7247
MCCS Camp Lejeune, NC (6) 27 September 910-451-0287
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 24 October 937-257-3221

South Carolina

Myrtle Beach, SC (7) 01-31 May 843-918-1014
Fort Jackson, SC 15-17 May 803-751-6715\5523
Fort Bliss, TX 27 September 915-569-6233\568-5204
Buffalo Gap (Abilene), TX (8) 21 December 325-572-3365
Richland, WA (12) 28 March 509-376-7588
JB Lewis-McChord, WA 16 May 253-966-5884\5881
Fairchild AFB, WA 06 June 509-247-5359
PacNW CG Ball-Bellevue, WA (9) 27 September TBD
Fort McCoy, WI 05 September 608-388-3716


F.E. Warren AFB, WY (9) 19 April 307-773-3381\2309


1. For scheduled events planned for the Redstone Arsenal RAD, please contact
the Redstone RAO\RSO Rep or view the Space Calendar.

2. For up-to-date information about Europe-based RADs, i.e., scheduled events, location,
times, registration, etc., please call the sponsoring RAO\RSO, view the December 2013
INCOM-Europe Retiree Bulletin or visit the INCOM-Europe Web Site.

3. Grand Haven MI, aka Coast Guard City USA, will hold a Coast Guard Festival and
National Memorial Service from 25 July to 03 August 2014. Coast Guard-only events
include a Retirees Dinner on 30 July, reservations are required. For more Retirees Dinner
information, please get a copy of the Retirees’ Dinner RSVP form and submit it by 17 July
by mail or fax (616) 846-2509. To find out more about the 2014 Grand Haven Coast Guard
Festival and National Memorial Service, please visit http://www.coastguardfest.org,
call 616-846-5940 or Email to get a 2014 festival brochure.

4. Malmstrom Air Force Base near Great Falls, Montana, is planning a RAD Weekend
during May 16-18, in conjunction with a commissary case-lot sale. Scheduled activities
include a retreat ceremony followed by social hour, medical screenings, informational
briefings, a formal dinner with Congressman Steve Daines as guest speaker, and a
Sunday brunch. For more information, call 406-731-4751\406-866-0683 or send email to
get Malstrom AFB RAD Info.

5. The Pope AAF RAD will be held on Friday, May 16th at the Pope Family Readiness
Group Center in Building 236 on Interceptor Street. The event will run from 9:00 a.m.
until 2:00 p.m. Personnel from Fort Bragg’s Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC)
will provide medical and dental screenings. To get a complete list of medical\dental
servces that will be available during the RAD, please visit the WAMC Website,
Email WAMC Public Affairs Office or call 910-907-7247. For info about other RAD
events please Email the Pope AAF RAO or call (704) 391-4269.

6. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will be holding its annual RAD on the 27th of
September at 0900. Guest speaker is the Director of the NC Veterans Service Office
Mr. Ilario Pantano. For more info, contact RAO or EMail Camp Lejeune RAD Info.

7. Myrtle Beach SC will host Military Appreciation Days (MAD) during May 2014.
This month-long celebration is a “thank you” to our dedicated service men and women,
and their families. The celebration includes active duty military personnel,
reserves, the National guard and veterans from all service branches. During May,
military personnel and their families can look for discounts at area restaurants and
attractions, a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, a big Memorial Day weekend
parade with Grand Marshal Montel Williams, live music, a 5K run and other special
events. For more info about Myrtle Beach’s 2014 MAD, please visit the
Myrtle Beach Website, call 843-918-1014 or send email to get Myrtle Beach MAD Info.

8. Military Appreciation Day – Dec. 2014. Abilene TX Convention and Visitors
Bureau. For more info, location, etc., visit Abilene Visitors Website or call 325-572-3365.

9. The 2014 Pacific Northwest Coast Guard Ball, sponsored by the Navy League Lake
Washington Council, will take place on 27 September at the Bellevue Westin Hotel. When
available, specifics will be posted on the Coast Guard Retiree Council Northwest website.
POC Email: Mr Phil Johnson.

10. F.E. Warren AFB WY is hosting a RAD on April 19, from 0900 to 1300. Scheduled
activities include an opening ceremony; guest speakers; breakfast; base tours;
base historical videos; ID cards; 24 base, medical and veterans organization booths;
and a luncheon. Survivor benefit counselors and retiree pay issue representatives
will also be available. Events will take place at the 90th Medical Group Center.
For more information, call 307-773-5944\2309 or the base public affairs office at
307-773-3381, or send email to get FE Warren RAD Info.

11. Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Port Hueneme will be hosting an all forces Military
Retiree Town Hall Meeting & Info Fair on March 29 (Saturday) from 0900 to NOON.
Contact is NBVC RAO @ 805-982-1023 or Email

12. The Farchild AFB Satellite RAO will hold a Military Retiree Information Day (our
equivalent of a RAD) on March 28, 2014 in the Auditorium of the Federal Building in
Richland, WA 99352. This is not at a military facility but rather the location of the
Satellite RAO of Fairchild AFB’s RAO. The Military Retiree Information Day will
start at 09:00 and go until about 12:00. With tables for presenters. For information,
Email Satellite RAO or call 509-376-7588 (normal office hours are 10:00 to 2:00 p.m.,
Wednesday through Friday).

13. The Fort Stewart RAD will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the University of
Central Florida, 12777 Gemini Boulevard North, Orlando, Florida 32816 . This event
is open to all retirees and family members from all services. For more information
about this event, please view the online RAD Flyer, call the Fort Stewart Retirement
Services Office at 912-767-3326 or email the Fort Stewart RSO or call the Army
Retirement Services Office – MacDill AFB at 813-828-0163 or email the Army
RSO – MacDill AFB

14. A Veterans Information Expo will be hosted by the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber’s
Military Network Committee on Wednesday, April 2nd, from 2 PM to 6 PM, in the
Community Room, 8 Venture Drive, Brunswick Landing (MTI Building), Brunswick. The
event will provide health care information for all veterans and family members. Onsite
reps from VA Togus, Tricare, Martin’s Point, Delta Dental, and Small Business
Association will be on-hand to share benefit information. The DAV mobile health care
van has been requested (not yet confirmed). For more information, Email Paul Loveless, RAO,
call (207) 406-4103 or stop by the Mid Coast Veterans Resource Center at 62 Pegasus
Street, Suite 101, Brunswick Landing, Brunswick.

15. MCCS Camp Pendleton will hold its 20th Annual Retiree Expo in the Pacific Views
Event Center (formerly The South Mesa SNCO Club) on 14 September from 7:30am-11:30am.
For more info, please view rhe Retiree Expo flyer, call 760-725-9789 or send Email to the
Camp Pendleton RAO.

16. RAF Mildenhall invites all Retirees and annuitants in the United Kingdom and Ireland
to our 28th RAD on the 5th & 6th of June 2014. For more information, please contact RAO at
Phone: (01638)-542039\[DSN] 238-2039 or Email.

17. Moody AFB Retiree Appreciation Week, 26 Oct thru 1 Nov 2014. Base specials and
discounts throughout the week. Friday, Oct 31st, Retiree Golf Tournament. Saturday,
RAD Nov 1st, Health & Information Fair, briefings, games & picnic. For more info, call:
(229) 257-3209 or E-mail Moody RAO.

18. The 2014 Gowen Field Army Guard RAD will be conducted on Wednesday, May 28th from
10:00am-3:30pm. The event will include: Enhanced briefings in Bldg 440 auditorium; a
no-host luncheon at the Gowen Field Activities Center (Former Officers Club); shuttle
bus tours to aviation/ combat vehicle displays including the M1 simulator;
availability of various support organization representatives to provide information and
answer questions; and a no-host social gathering. Click here to RSVP for the Gowen
Field Army Guard Retiree Appreciation Day event. For more information, visit the
Idaho National Guard website or send Email to Idaho NG RAO.

19. Regional Idaho Army RADs will be held at Lewiston, Twin Falls, Pocatello and Idaho
Falls Armories. RSVP forms for regional RADs will be available on the Idaho National Guard
website on June 1,2014. For more information, visit the Idaho National Guard
website or send Email to Idaho NG RAO.

20. USAG Area I Korea: Camps Red Cloud Casey Hovey Stanley Jackson and Bonifas. The
Area I Commander will conduct a Retiree Town Hall on March 31 at the Camp Casey CAC starting at
5:30 p.m. Topics will include use of Commissary, AAFES, medical and garrison services
which support local retirees.

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