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Kent State to Honor Veterans on Nov. 10

All are invited to come and honor America’s veterans as Kent State University holds its annual Veterans Day observance. This year’s program, “Honoring All Who Serve,” will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. on the Student Green at Risman Plaza.

Photo of Veteran's Day at Kent StateThe outdoor program will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the university’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs, and remarks from Kent State President Beverly Warren. The guest speaker for this year’s event is retired U.S. Air Force Col. Richard “Rex” Ray.

All are invited to come and pay tribute to America’s veterans. A special invitation is extended to Kent State faculty, staff, students and community members who are veterans, active service members or who have family members in the military.

A reception in the Kent Student Center Kiva lobby will follow the brief program. In the event of inclement weather, the rain location will be the Kent Student Center Kiva.

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Photo Caption:
Members of Kent State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) prepare to raise the American flag at the university’s 2014 Veterans Day observance on Risman Plaza.

Media Contacts:
Joshua Rider, jrider@kent.edu, 330-672-0510
Kristin Anderson, kander63@kent.edu, 330-672-7907

POSTED: Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:25pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 5:29am
WRITTEN BY:
Emily Vincent