VETERANS WEEK 2015

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We are proud to offer a week of events that educate and celebrate the experiences and sacrifice of those who have served our country.

All events, except for the Staff, Faculty and Student Military Appreciation Lunch, are open to the entire university community and to the general public.  We encourage you to attend as many of these events as you can.

Veterans Week 2015:

Sunday, November 1

10th Annual Army Vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game

Doors open at 2 pm,  tipoff is at 3 pm                       Crisler Arena

Wednesday, November 4

Film Screening “Project 22″ about Veteran Suicide awareness  (click link for preview and other film information)

6 pm                                                                     Location TBD

Monday, November 9

World War II Veteran Panel

10 am to 11:30 am                                                         Michigan Union – Wolverine Room

Vietnam Veteran Panel

2 pm to 4 pm                                                                 Michigan League – Michigan Room

Finding our Fallen American MIA/POW’s

7 pm  – 9 pm                                                                Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)

An in-depth discussion by Paul Schwimmer about the ongoing efforts of private organizations (NGO’s) that search for, and recover, many of the 83,000 missing soldiers, sailors, Marines, and Army Air Corp service men and women who gave their lives defending this country in World War II.

Tuesday, November 10

Iraq/Afghanistan Panel

10 am to 12 noon                                                        Michigan League – Michigan Room

Stiggie’s Dogs

12 noon to 2 pm                                                          Michigan League – Vandenburg Room

Wednesday, November 11 (Veterans Day!)

Flag Raising on the Diag

8 am                                                                              Central Campus Diag

Gulf War/Cold War Panel

10 am to 12 noon                                                        Michigan Union – Wolverine Room

Staff/Faculty/Student Military and Veteran Appreciation Lunch

11 am to 2 pm                                                              Michigan Union – Ballroom

VA Healthcare Benefits

2 pm to 4 pm                                                               Michigan Union – 2105D

U-M Student Veteran Panel

2 pm to 4 pm                                                               Michigan Union – Kuenzel Room

Flag Lowering

5 pm                                                                              Central Campus Diag

Service Above Self—Honoring Our Veterans

6:00 pm to 8 pm                                                        Hill Auditorium

 

Thursday, November 12

Korean War Veterans

10 am to 12 noon                                                        Michigan Union – Pond Room

Veterans of Color Panel

2 pm to 3 pm                                                               Michigan Union – Anderson Room

 Veterans of Color Keynote

3 pm to 4 pm                                                               Michigan Union – Anderson Room

Veterans of Color Reception

4 pm to 5 pm                                                               Michigan Union – Anderson Room


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