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UWS hosts Veterans Day events

The University of Wisconsin-Superior will be holding several events throughout the week in honor of those who are serving or who have served our country.

Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes — Monday, Nov. 5, and Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Atrium.

Students, faculty, staff and residents will have the opportunity to write and send letters to military personnel stationed abroad for free.

Being LGBT+ in Military Leadership — Tuesday, Nov. 6, from, 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Atrium.

Chief Nicholas Sawyer will provide a brief history and discuss the relevance of Don't Ask Don't Tell as well as the current status of policies.

Ask a Veteran Q&A Forum — Wednesday, Nov. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Atrium.

Students, faculty, staff and residents will have a chance to talk to student veterans about their military experiences both at home and overseas and to promote a friendlier campus community.

Green Zone Training — Tuesday, Nov. 8, from, 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning conference room on the second floor of Swenson Hall Room 2074

This in-person training for faculty, staff and students is designed to develop a campus community of support for student veterans and their families.

Veterans Day Ceremony and 6th Annual Excellence in Service Awards — Friday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to noon.

A presentation of colors, national anthem, national moment of silence and national roll call, which includes the reading of the names of the 223 service members from Wisconsin and Minnesota who have lost their lives since 9/11, will take place at 11 a.m., at the flagpole across from the Curran-McNeill residence halls.