NWTC hosts weeklong celebration of Veterans Day

Thursday October 30, 2014
Veterans Week 2014 - November 10-14

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will celebrate Veterans Day with a week of events November 10 – 14 on the Green Bay campus. Sponsored by the NWTC Veterans Resource Center and NWTC Student Involvement, Veterans Week includes presentations, a dinner, a veteran resource fair, flag ceremonies, a comedy act, and an armed forces memorabilia display. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

The schedule includes:

Monday, November 10
  • Opening Ceremony

7:55 a.m.: Flagpole area in front of Student Center

Raising of the flag and reveille, conducted by the Oneida VFW Honor Guard.

  • Veterans Resource Center Open House

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Student Center, Room SC135

Tour the Center and enjoy snacks and coffee.

Tuesday, November 11
  • Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Memorabilia Display

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Student Center, Commons

Learn about the significance of the items on display from members of the VVA.

  • Vietnam Veterans of America Presentation and Dinner

Open to veterans only (please bring your DD214)

3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Student Center, Executive Dining Room (SC128)

Members of the VVA will share their experiences and answer any questions. A light meal will be provided.

Wednesday, November 12
  • Food for Thought Speaker Series: “Faces of War: My Struggle. My Survival. My Story”  CANCELED Due to Weather (To Be Rescheduled)

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Student Center, Lecture Hall (Room SC132)

A combat veteran will provide a personal and candid look at how war affects our generation.

Thursday, November 13
  • Laughs and Lunch Series: The GIs of Comedy

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Student Center, Executive Dining Room (SC128)

The GIs of Comedy are all veterans who still serve their country, one joke at a time.

Friday, November 14
  • Closing Ceremony

3:55 p.m., Flagpole area in front of the NWTC Student Center

Flag lowering and retreat, conducted by the Desert Veterans of Wisconsin.


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