Northeast State will commemorate Veterans Day with a special ceremony on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. honoring the sacrifices and return of the nation’s servicemen and women at the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts on the main campus in Blountville.
The Northeast State Singers will present a musical salute to the armed forces. Northeast State students who are also military veterans will present the service colors. All are military flag bearers represent the branches of services for which they served.
Northeast State enrolls scores of students classified as veterans, many of whom have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
The event is open to the public and the community is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Allan Anderson at 423.354.2598 or aranderson@NortheastState.edu.