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Military retirees meet at Camp Ripley



All military retirees are welcome to register for the ninth annual Armed Forces Retiree Activity Day, or AFRAD, at Camp Ripley, Saturday, Aug. 28.

The AFRAD is an opportunity for all military retirees, spouses, widows and/or guests to receive updated verbal and written information about federal government and Veteran's Affairs entitlement programs.

The Camp Ripley staff will be available to update your ID cards and you can ask questions of the specialists who work with the entitlement programs daily.

The AFRAD will be held at the Training and Community Center on Camp Ripley.

This AFRAD is being sponsored by the members of The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA) Central Minnesota Chapter 115. The chapter website is:
The registration fee is $7.50 per person to pay for break refreshments and event supplies. There is a $7.50 fee for lunch. The deadline to register for lunch is Aug. 16. Walk-in's are welcome the day of the event, with one session starting at 8 a.m. and the other session starting at noon, but registration for lunch is by Aug. 16.

To get a registration form contact Dennis Rock, (763) 541-9396, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

To get more information contact Ralph Donais, (763) 441-2630, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .