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Celebrate Veterans Day at Special Events for Veterans, Community

The University of Alabama is honoring veterans this year with several special events. Here’s what’s happening around campus and in Tuscaloosa.

November 9:

Military Family Appreciation Day

third floor, Houser Hall, noon

Veterans, service members and dependents are invited to drop by the Office for Veteran and Military Affairs for an open house. Lunch will be provided for attendees. No registration is required.

November 10:

Veterans Faculty/Staff Luncheon

Heritage Room, University of Alabama Student Center, 11 a.m.

Faculty and staff are invited to a luncheon thanking veterans for their service. No registration is required.

November 11:

Honoring Those Who Have Served

Veterans Memorial Park, 10 a.m.

The Office for Veterans and Military Affairs will take part in the Tuscaloosa community’s annual ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park where Sgt. Major of the U.S. Army Michael A. Grinston will be the keynote speaker. All are welcome to join.

Grand Opening UA-VA Clinic

Capital Hall, 2 p.m.

The Office for Veterans and Military Affairs will be celebrating the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the new Veterans Affairs clinic, a satellite office on campus for UA faculty, staff and students.


Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie, UA Strategic Communications,