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Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony will be held Nov. 12
Syracuse University will hold a ceremony on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 12, to recognize students, faculty, staff and alumni who serve(d) in the armed forces. The event will take place at 11 a.m. at Hendricks Chapel. Vice Admiral Robert B. Murrett (Ret.), deputy director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT), and professor of practice for public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School, will be the keynote speaker. U.S. Army Lt. Col. Miguel Sapp (Ret.), executive director of program development, is the master of ceremonies.
Grammy and Country Music Award nominee Michael Peterson will perform at the event, which will culminate in a wreath-laying ceremony on the Kenneth A. Shaw Quad and raising a Syracuse University flag that has been relayed and flown at various military posts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For more information, visit salute.syr.edu/splash/VeteransDay12/index.htm.