A Veterans Day Program will be held at The University of Wisconsin-Washington County (UW-WC) on Monday, November 11, 2013. Program organizers, Matthew Dubinski, President of the Student Veterans Association and Dr. Alan Paul Price, Campus Dean, encourage local veterans as well as community members to attend. No reservations are needed. The campus is located at 400 University Drive in West Bend. Free parking is available in the lower student lot, with handicapped parking available in the two upper lots.
A brief reception for all guests takes place at 11:50 AM in the fireside lounge (second floor – near theatre). The program will follow in the campus theatre (around 12:05pm) and features a showcase of photos depicting soldiers as well as a performance by the UW-WC choir singing the national anthem. Master Sergeant John D. Craemer, of the US Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) is the keynote speaker. During his career with the 32nd Infantry Brigate, Wisconsin Army National Guard, Craemer served in leadership positions in both Infantry and Anti-Armor Companies. He was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003-04 and 2007-08. He deployed to Kosovo in 2005-06 and Afghanistan in 2011-12. In addition, he deployed to Iraq from 2004-05 as a Department of Defense Contractor training Iraqi Security Forces.
Refreshments and a social will follow the event. For more information, contact Maria Graciano in Student Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 262-335-5207.