The 31st Annual McChord AFB Military Retiree Dining Out will be held on 17 April 2009 at the McChord Collocated Club. Military retirees from ALL branches of the service are welcome and encouraged to join in on this very traditional military event, and share in the camaraderie and tall tales!
Social Hours starts at 6PM; formal ceremonies at 6:40PM and dinner at 7PM. The Guest Speaker will be COL Shane Hershman, USAF. COL Hershman is the Joint Base Project Officer for McChord and will speak on the progress of the McChord / Fort Lewis Joint Base Realignment.
A military reenactment will be presented by a local group of WWII Historians, in addition to a display of many military items used in WWII.
Dress is formal / semi formal, and retirees are asked to wear their uniform if same still fits!! It is with much anticipation that the Dining Out guests look for those in uniform of ALL branches of the military, and from the many military eras.
Filet of Salmon or Prime Rib will be featured. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Please call the McChord Club for reservations, no later than 13 April, 253-584-1371 or 253-982-5581. For further information on the Dining Out, call the Retiree Activities Office, 253-982-3214, 9AM to 12 noon, Monday through Friday.