Honoring those who served

Release date: 
November 6, 2008

Photo of Veterans Day Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 has been proclaimed Veteran's Day, and the week of Nov. 9 – 15 has been designated National Veterans Awareness Week. These are days devoted to honor those who serve or who have served our country in uniform.

The ROTC of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will honor veterans during a special tribute on Nov. 11 at Gerard Hall. The color guard will assemble outside at 10:40 a.m. before entering the Hall for the ceremony slated for 11 a.m. A reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

For more details about Veteran's Day, including a history of Veteran's Day and the "Veterans History Project" that is being conducted by the Library of Congress, see the Department of Veterans Affairs Web site at: http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/