November 8, 2006
PLEASE REMEMBER VETERANS DAY!
On Friday, November 10, OSU will be observing Veterans Day. It's the designated day set aside to honor veteran students and citizens for their military service. They deserve the full measure of our respect. ODS would like to observe this important day by honoring all the veterans registered with this office. Thank you for serving! Your honorable duty and the sacrifices you made in service to our country are very much appreciated.
1) OSU Rock Ceremony to be Held Thursday, November 9th at 10:30 am Outside Bricker Hall.
At 10:30 a.m. on November 9, cadets from the three Ohio State ROTC units (Army, Navy, and Air Force) will conduct the 20-minute ceremony outside Bricker Hall. President Karen A. Holbrook will place a wreath at the rock dedicated to
2) On Thursday November 9, 2006 Soldiers from the 16th Engineer Brigade,
This return coincides with the OSU Rock Ceremony and our luncheon which will cause MG Wayt not to be in attendance at our events. As Commander of the Ohio National Guard he will be welcoming those brave soldiers return to
3) VA Urges Veterans to Wear Medals on Veterans Day
WASHINGTON (Oct. 18, 2006) -- The Honorable R. James Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and leaders of major veterans organizations today called on America's veterans to help kindle a new spark of patriotism on Veterans Day by wearing the medals they earned during military service.
"We are announcing a Veterans Pride Initiative to remind Americans of the pride and honor in the hearts of those who have served," Nicholson said. "We expect Americans will see our decorated heroes unite in spirit at ceremonies, in parades and elsewhere as a compelling symbol of courage and sacrifice on Veterans Day, the day we set aside to thank those who served and safeguarded our national security."
The campaign is modeled after a tradition in
4) Annual Golden Corral Free Military Appreciation Buffet for Vets: Monday, November 13, 2006, from 5 to 9 PM
As part of its Military Appreciation Monday, the Golden Corral restaurant chain is offering a free dinner buffet for all veterans and active duty military personnel Monday, November 13, 2006, from 5 to 9 PM!