UW News

November 11, 2021

Video: UW pauses to recognize those with military service

UW News

The University of Washington’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, held on Thursday at the Medal of Honor Memorial near Red Square, featured music by the Husky Marching Band and a formation of UW Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets.

UW alum Dave Stone, a U.S. Army veteran, was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Veteran award.

UW sophomore and veteran Alden Lumpkin, a real estate major, was recognized for his service in the U.S. Marine Corps and academic excellence in his studies with the Commandant of the Marine Corps trophy.

A tent reception in Red Square followed the ceremony. Read more about Veterans Appreciation Week at UW here.