Retiree Activity day

AUGUSTA — The Northern New England Retiree Council and Maine National Guard will host the 18th Annual Northern New England Retiree Activity Day 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Augusta Armory, 179 Western Ave. Registration is 8-9 a.m.

The event is open to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and will provide retired service members from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard with information about military entitlements and benefits.

“Previous activity days have drawn over 1,000 retirees in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont,” said Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jon Hunt, senior personnel warrant officer “We expect over 1,000 retirees and dependents from all services to attend this year.”

The event will provide service offerings in legal assistance, health care information, survivor benefits information, Veteran’s Administration information, TRICARE/CHAMPVA, ID cards and renewals.

For information, contact Hunt at 430-5968, or at ng.me.mearng.list.retiree-activity-day@mail.mil.