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Veterans Day ceremony held Nov. 11 on campus

BOONE—Appalachian State University will hold a Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located on the west side of the Dougherty Administration Building. A continental breakfast will follow in the administration building lobby. The public is invited.

View larger imageCadets in the ROTC program at Appalachian State University salute the U.S. flag during a 2014 Veterans Day observance. (Photo by Marie Freeman)

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Vickie Hughes will be the guest speaker. Hughes is now an associate professor in the Department of Nursing in Appalachian’s Beaver College of Health Sciences. While in the Air Force, Hughes served three years as commander of the 15th Medical Group at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. She also commanded the 383rd Training Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas, in addition to other assignments.

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