Veterans Commemoration Ceremony 2014

(11 photos total)

  • 1. ROTC carry

    1UCF honored veterans Friday, Nov. 7, during a ceremony at the Veterans Commemorative Site on Memory Mall. The service is part of UCF’s Veterans Week, which includes a job fair, luncheon, workshops and other events.

  • 2. ROTC hoist

    2The ROTC Color Guard presents the flag for the day’s flag-raising ceremony.

  • 3. Kildron

    3Col. Lance A. Kildron, chair of the UCF Air Force ROTC, welcomes veterans and the UCF community to the commemorative ceremony.

  • 4. Carter

    4Matthew M. Carter II, a member of the State University System of Florida’s Board of Governors, gives the keynote address.

  • 5. Almeida

    5John Almeida, associate professor in the music department, sounds Taps.

  • 6. Flag high

    6A moment of silence to remember and honor veterans.

  • 7. Brass

    7The UCF Colbourn Brass Quintet plays a patriotic march.

  • 8. Beidel

    8 Luncheon speaker professor Deborah Beidel, who runs an Army-funded PTSD therapy program, talks about the results the program has achieved.

  • 9. Criser

    9Chancellor Marshall Criser III of the Florida Board of Governors addresses the luncheon at FAIRWINDS Alumni Center on campus.

  • 10. Lawson

    10Courtney Lawson, a Marine student veteran at the luncheon, is studying biomedical sciences.

  • 11. Duran

    11Andres Duran, an Air Force student veteran, attends the luncheon.