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Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

This is a past event.

Join Veteran Services and the entire UAB community as we honor those who have served our great country. 

Keynote address by U.S. Senator Doug Jones. 

A reception will follow in the Veteran Services lounge. 

Full Schedule:

  • Posting Colors - UAB ROTC
  • Singing of the National Anthem - Jayda Cox, UAB VA Work Study Student
  • Singing of America the Beautiful & Prayer - Nathanial Rutledge, Retired Bessemer Chief of Police
  • Introduction of Guest Speaker: Roya Rahmani, Ambassador from Afghanistan - Rebecca Kennedy, Ph.D., Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Introduction of Guest Speaker: Senator Doug Jones - Rebecca Kennedy, Ph.D., Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Laying of Wreath - UAB Color Guard
  • Closing Remarks - Walter C. Stewart III, Director of Veteran Services
  • Post ceremony reception 3-4pm - UAB Veteran Services Lounge, Hill Student Center

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Campus Green
9th Ave S Birmingham, Alabama 35233

Target Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public

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