Veterans Day salute to take place at Union

Updated: Nov. 3, 2022

Pictured: Veterans Day celebration with members of armed services holding flags

Purdue will celebrate veterans Friday (Nov. 11) at a Veterans Day ceremony in the Great Hall of Purdue Memorial Union.

The Purdue Student Union Board will host a tribute at 11 a.m. It will include “Presentation of the Colors” by Purdue University Tri-service Color Guard, the Pledge of Allegiance, the national anthem, and patriotic songs by the Purduettes. A table of remembrance and moment of silence, and three memorial volleys will take place at the tribute, which is free and open to the public.

Scheduled speakers are:

  • Bryan Arbic, Assistant Director of the Veterans Success Center
  • Morgan Torres, Director of the Veterans Success Center

Following the tribute, refreshments will be available in Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118.

The event is co-sponsored by Purdue Student Union Board, Purdue Student Veteran Organization and Veterans Success Center.

Disabled attendees should contact Morgan Torres at regarding any specific accommodation needs. The VSC will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.

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