Tag: veterans

Vets expand UW-Green Bay home-away-from home

The UW-Green Bay campus community and service people gathered Wednesday (March 21, 2018) for and open house celebrating the grand opening of the Veteran’s Lounge in its new location in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, Room 227. A brief program began with remarks from Chancellor Gary L. Miller. Vets 4 Vets president Nic Cravillion took the podium […]

It’s never too late to say thank you, Honor Flight folks visiting

After serving their country and thinking that their sacrifices went unnoticed, Old Glory Honor Flight are welcoming veterans home. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. join the UW-Green Bay Vets 4 Vets organization in the Christie Theatre for a “Hail to Heroes” event aiming to recognize and bring awareness of Old Glory Honor Flight, […]

Heroics? Training? UW-Green Bay police officer Kelly Jones calls on instincts to help others in Las Vegas

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Credit instinct and certainly his training. Without some quick decisions (some might say heroics), UW-Green Bay Police Officer Kelly Jones, and those he was with, may have had a different ending to their story as they personally experienced what is now called the “Las Vegas Massacre,” Oct. 1. Jones said he is sharing his story […]

Save the date: 2017 Chancellor’s Veteran Reception

Chancellor Gary L. Miller requests the pleasure of your company at a reception honoring UW-Green Bay men and women who are serving or have served in the armed forces, and to especially honor those returning to school after active duty. Those planning to attend are asked to register online by Nov. 1. The event is […]

Veterans looking for golfers and sponsors

Coming up is the fourth annual Student Veterans of America Golf Scramble presented by Northeast Wisconsin Veteran’s Treatment Court. This event will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Ledgeview Golf Course in De Pere. Proceeds help provide scholarships for current and future student veterans at NWTC and UW-Green Bay as well as assisting […]

UW-Green Bay student veteran receives high honor

UW-Green Bay student Army veteran and National Guard service member Nicholas Gries is the seventh recipient of the Thomas E. Wortham IV Achievement Award. The award, named after a Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldier and Chicago Police officer slain off-duty in 2010, recognizes both outstanding military and volunteer achievements. Read the Wisconsin Department of Military […]