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Appalachian State University, Boone Mall to mark Veterans Day with ceremonies

By University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will mark Veterans Day this year with two ceremonies on campus, and another Veterans Day ceremony will take place at the Boone Mall. Each event is free and open to the public. Veterans Day is Nov. 11.

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.

ROTC Cadet team wins the 8th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March

BOONE—Cadets and officers from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program participated in this year’s Mountain Man Memorial March held April 11 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

‘Guyland’ author Michael Kimmel lectures at Appalachian April 14

BOONE—Dr. Michael Kimmel will present the lecture “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men” Tuesday, April 14, at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s ROTC program graduates 10 second lieutenants

BOONE—Ten students from the ROTC program at Appalachian State University ended their time as students at the university and took the first steps in becoming Army officers Aug. 8.

New Army officers begin their careers

BOONE—Six cadets in Appalachian State University’s ROTC program transitioned from students to second lieutenants during commissioning ceremonies held on campus.

Pershing Rifles and Mountain Man March team take top honors at national competitions

BOONE—The Pershing Rifle Drill team from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program won third place overall in the annual Pershing Rifle National Competition held in March in Richmond, Va. The team also placed first in the Platoon Armed Regulation Drill and third in the Squad Armed Regulation Drill and Squad Exhibition Drill.

Reflection and gratitude mark campus Memorial Day ceremony

BOONE—Friends, family and fellow service members paused early Monday morning to remember those who died in service to their country.

From Appalachian graduates to Army officers

BOONE—The hard work and sacrifice of eight graduating Appalachian State University seniors means more than just earning a college diploma. Each has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.