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The entrance to the Memorial Union Veterans Lounge displays the five branches of the military inside the U.S. Pentagon. 

Healthy Aging Club to hold Thank A Vet card-making event

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
November 7, 2023

Serving in the military is a huge commitment and sacrifice, especially when sometimes you truly don't know when you will be home again. Perhaps it's crossed your mind to say thank you to someone who has...

Academic Advisor and 25 year military veteran, William Elfering, works for the Veteran Resource Center at Oregon State University from his office in Snell Hall. Mr. Elfering believes, “Veterans Day should be less like Memorial Day and, instead, more of a celebration.”

The significance of Veterans Day, ‘service before self’

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
November 8, 2021

Military-affiliated individuals urge Oregon State University community members to recognize those currently serving and those who formerly served the United States by attending upcoming Veterans Day events. On...

Marine Corps uniform and a veterans honor cord signify the transition from the military to college.  

Service remembered: Community organizations host festivities for Veterans Day 2019

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
November 12, 2019

Oregon State University is observing Veterans Week 2019 with multiple new activities and demonstrations put on by the Student Veterans Association, Oregon State Athletics, and other community organizations. On...

Military and Veterans Resource Adviser and veteran, Willie Elfering, speaks during a memorial vigil on Friday, May 24. 

‘Freedom is not free’

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
May 28, 2019

Memorial Day, currently observed on the last Monday of May, is a day for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, and is a solemn, personal day for...

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