Ceremony Honoring War Veterans to be Held at IWU
September 29, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - ROTC and Illinois Wesleyan University will host a ceremony honoring
Veteran's Day and alumni that have served the United States in war on Friday, Nov.
10, at 10 a.m. at the flagpole on the Eckley Quadrangle at IWU. All are welcome.
Those who served in WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam War, or are currently serving will
be honored, and veterans from Massachusetts to Alabama, Germany and London have been
"This ceremony has nothing to do with the war right now; we're not making a political
statement. We're honoring those that have served in previous wars," said Bridget
Karns, a senior history and international studies double major and a member of ROTC
who is helping to organize the event.
The ceremony includes an invocation by Illinois Wesleyan Chaplain Dennis Groh, colorguard
and Taps, played by a student from IWU's School of Music.
For additional information, contact Bridget Karns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Meg Dubuque, (309) 556-3181