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Veterans Day Ceremony

November 11, 2013
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: in front of Administration Building
Join the Student Veterans Alliance, ROTC and President Donald Farish in honoring our veterans with a ceremony in front of the Administration Building on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. Please join us in honoring those who serve — "Past, Present & Future."
The ceremony will include remarks by RWU President Donald Farish, a color guard presented by the RWU Student Veterans Alliance and the RWU ROTC, and a performance by student group Drastic Measures.
Guest speakers — students, alumni, veterans and current service members — include: 
  • Bryan Smith, a junior architecture major and retired Sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps Infantry, who has deployed to Iraq and Japan, and conducted bilateral training in Thailand, Philippines and Australia.
  • Juan Ocampo, a second-year architecture graduate student and retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, who served 12 years in the Army.
  • Robert Lowell '08, a criminal justice studies graduate serving in the Rhode Island Army National Guard; he recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan.
  • Kristin St. Pierre '13, a Senior Cadet in the RWU ROTC program who recently earned a bachelor's in psychology; she will begin her career as 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Services next May.
For more information, contact Scott Yonan at or 401-254-3389.