Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore is hosting its annual Retired Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, September 13, from 9am to 1pm, starting at the base theater. The purpose of the event is to provide updates covering benefits for military retirees and their spouses.
The Kings County Veterans Service Office, along with representatives from the Naval Hospital, Tri-Care, Personnel Support Detachment (PSD), Legal Department, Delta Dental, Navy Exchange, CALVET, Navy Commissary, San Joaquin Valley Veterans and others will be providing valuable information and will be available to answer questions from event participants. The keynote speaker will be Hillary Perez-Godfrey, Beneficiary Services and Education Representative for United Health Care (TRICARE).
All retired military, spouses and widow/widowers are invited to attend. For more information, call the Fleet and Family Support Center at 998-4042. To obtain access to NAS Lemoore, it is important to have a current ID card (PSD will be available to assist with new ID card needs).
The Kings County Veterans Service Office issues Veteran ID cards to honorably discharged veterans. Contact Joe Wright if you would like to receive periodic veteran’s information by email. There are many state and federal benefits and programs available to veterans and their dependents. To find out if you are eligible for any of these benefits, visit or call our office. We can and will assist you in completing all required application forms. You can get information on the Web from the Kings County Veterans Service Office webpage at www.countyofkings.com.
Joe Wright, retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer, is the Veterans Service Officer for Kings County. Send your questions to the Veterans Service Office, 1400 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford, CA 93230; call 852-2669; or e-mail [email protected].