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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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OSU helps veterans transition to college

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

In order to fight feelings of loneliness and alienation in student veterans, multiple organizations around campus are working to ease the transition from military life to college life.There are multiple...

Members of the OSU Reserve Officer Training Corps and others honor fallen service members in front on the Memorial Union Monday.

Memorial Day honors fallen

Reilly Quinn, Practicum Contributor
May 29, 2018

It’s not just a three day weekend. Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday in May every year, recognizes those who have lost their lives serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. At Oregon State University,...

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

Support services on campus for military personel, family

Carina Burgher, News Contributor
November 7, 2016

Most students arrive at Oregon State University in September, to start classes in the fall after a long summer break. The first few weeks before classes begin, the population of Corvallis booms with people...

Willie Elfering (center) and Donald Phillips (right) are responsible for veterans receiving Veteran Priority Registration at OSU.

Army Veteran Donald Phillips advocates for fellow Vets

Sierra Koefoed, News Contributor
November 7, 2016

For Donald Phillips, the army provided a mixture of experiences. While there were inevitably frustrating and difficult situations, he appreciated certain aspects of his service, such as the camaraderie...

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