James Lyons ’03, one of the first Syracuse University alumni killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, was inducted into the University’s National Veterans Resource Center’s Hall of Honor on Oct. 15. He was also recognized as the “Hometown Hero” during halftime…
Veterans Day Ceremony Features Service at Hendricks Chapel
The annual ceremony honoring U.S. veterans and victims of all wars will be held at Hendricks Chapel on Friday, Nov. 10, at 11. a.m. The public is welcome to attend.
The emotional ceremony honoring all branches of service will feature the Rev. Brian Konkol, the newly installed dean of Hendricks Chapel; the Syracuse University Singers; presentation of the American flag; as well as the ROTC Color Guard and 1987th Army Band. Chancellor Kent Syverud will also comment on the rich history that Syracuse University has with veterans and will introduce this year’s keynote speaker, Command Sgt. Major Cynthia Pritchett (Ret.), a 36-year active service veteran who is the first female to serve as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader or a combatant command in a time of war.