UAB to honor veterans with Wreath Laying Ceremony


UAB Wreath Laying CeremonyThis Veterans Day, The University of Alabama at Birmingham invites you to remember and thank our veterans for their service to our country.

UAB will host its 2nd Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1 p.m. on the Campus Green.

A schedule for the event is as follows:
  • Welcome — M. Jacob Baggott
    Executive Director, UAB Student Health and Wellness
    First Sergeant, U.S. Army Reserve, Retired
  • Invocation — Nathaniel Rutledge, Jr.
    Bessemer Chief of Police
    U.S. Marine Corp, Retired
  • Posting of the Colors — ROTC, UAB & 313th Army Reserve Show Band
  • Laying of the Wreath — Ronald Reagan
    Educational Services Specialist, 2nd Medical Recruiting Battalion, Redstone Arsenal
    Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired
  • Closing Remarks — Walter C. Stewart III
    Veterans Services & Recruitment Coordinator
    U.S. Army, Retired
  • Refreshment — Heritage Hall Lobby
Watch a clip from last year's Wreath Laying Ceremony below.

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