Vinson Hall Holds Ceremony To Celebrate New Expansions
by Leslie C. Smith, Staff Writer
On Jan. 22, the Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation (NMCGRF and Vinson Hall Retirement Community (VHRC) celebrated the new additions of the independent living apartment building and community building with a ribbon-cutting.
Guest speaker and Fairfax County Board Supervisor John Foust joined Vice Admiral John Cotton and CEO Admiral Kathy Martin in commemorating the journey from ground breaking in May 2012 to completion in the fall of 2014.
The new additions add 75 new apartments and 12 new private short-term rehabilitation suites to the community in McLean, Va. Situated in the four-story Community Building are the short-term rehabilitation suites, featuring separate dining and resident lounge. The community building also houses executive offices, a convenience store, beauty salon and a grand ballroom on the top floor. The accessions also feature green roofs that include grassy areas which insulate and filter storm water.
Vinson Hall Retirement Hall Community, located on a 20-acre campus, is open to retired commissioned military officers and their immediate family members from all U.S. Uniformed services and government employees of equal rank from select government agencies. Vinson Hall Retirement Community is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community supported by Navy Marine Coat Guard Residence Foundation.