As a Marine combat engineer with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, John Gibson’s job was to identify improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and mines, place and clear obstacles, lay out concertina wire and build bunkers. This essential, physical and tactile combat…
Veterans Day Ceremony luncheon registration due Monday, Nov. 7
National security expert and former NASA administrator Sean O’Keefe G’78 will be the keynote speaker at Syracuse University’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Hendricks Chapel. All veterans—past and present—will be honored for their service and dedication. Grammy nominee Michael Peterson will return to sing at this year’s event.
In honor of all veterans, a post-ceremony luncheon will be held at noon at Panasci Lounge in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center. The luncheon is open to all members of the SU campus community and alumni. Seating is limited for the luncheon and pre-registration is required by Monday, Nov. 7. To pre-register, visit: http://veterans.syr.edu/VeteransDayEvent2011.html. For special needs parking, call 443-2462.