Reminder! Veterans Day Activities for Tues., Nov. 10

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Veterans Day is Wed., Nov. 11. As campus is closed in remembrance on that day, we will be conducting Veterans Day activities on Tues., Nov. 10. The entire campus community is invited to participate in the following Veterans Day events on Tues., Nov. 10 to honor our United States Military Veterans:

Veterans Day Flag Ceremony: 12:30-1 p.m., Flag Pole outside the Admin (1000) Bldg
Please join us as we gather at the Flag Pole to show our appreciation of United States Military Veterans. Associate Dean of Office of Special Services, Kathy Cook, will say a few words to honor the occasion. Student and Army Veteran, Daniel Siller, and Shoreline student Antoine Germain will perform The Star Spangled Banner.

Student Veteran Panel: 1-2 p.m. in PUB Quiet Dining Room (9208)
Student Veterans discuss their international experiences and how their international service has impacted their choices of major and career and helped them develop cultural competency.

“Restrepo” Film Showing: 2:30 p.m. in Room 1402restrepo
Please join us for a showing of the film “Restrepo,” which explores the year that Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for Vanity Fair, embedded with the Second Platoon, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. Army in the Korangal Valley. The 2nd Patoon is depicted defending the outpost (OP) named after a platoon medic who was killed earlier in the campaign, PFC Juan Sebastian Restrepo, a Colombian-born naturalized citizen.

The film will be followed by a discussion panel.

Place a leaf on the Veterans Honor Tree: Through the month of November
Honor a veteran by writing their name or a message on a leaf and placing it on our Honor Tree or place a picture of a veteran on our Honor Tree (please do not submit original photos).

If you would like to participate or submit names/messages/pictures to be displayed, please do one of the following:

Stop by the Veterans Resource Center (FOSS 5225) to fill out a leaf (or leaves) or place a picture on our Honor Tree.

Stop by the Office of Special Services (FOSS 5226) to fill out a leaf (or leaves) or place a picture on our Honor Tree.

Submit names, messages and photos by email to Veterans Program Coordinator, Missy Anderson:  (no original photos please)

 *We will be accepting submissions through Saturday November 15

The Honor Tree will be located outside the Veterans Resource Center (FOSS 5225) through 11/15 and the PUB through the end of November.

We hope you will all join us in marking this important day and we thank you for your continued support of our student veterans.

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