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Veterans Week Activities

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin will honor active military personnel and veterans through Veterans Week activities, held Nov. 7-11.

Monday, Nov. 7, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., the UT Martin veterans team and ROTC

representatives will visit the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humbolt to spend time and provide dessert. Interested UT Martin students may also attend.

At 6 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, the second annual veterans bowl will be held at Hardy Graham stadium. Students are encouraged to attend and compete at the flag football game hosted by cadets and student veterans.

The 129th Army Band will perform at Harriet Fulton Theatre, located in the Fine Arts Building, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The 129th Army Band is headquartered at Houston Barracks in Nashville.

The second-annual veterans walk through campus will be held from 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. The walk will begin at the university’s veterans memorial, move to the Capt. Brent Morel Memorial Bridge and conclude at Gooch Hall. Both the campus and Martin communities are invited to participate.

Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., the Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony conducted by ROTC cadets and speaker Joseph Lane, a retired lieutenant colonel and UTM graduate, will be live-streamed.

For more information, contact Jason Earley, veteran services coordinator, at 731-881-1689.


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