Veterans Day

2017 Veterans Day activities

Sunday, November 5
Time Event
4:00 p.m.

Veterans Day Concert (JKHHPA)

Monday-Friday, November 6-10
Time Event
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

The Veteran Student Organization will have a table set up in the Library for students to sign thank you cards for veterans to be distributed to the VFW, American Legion and DAV.

Friday, November 10
Time Event
9:00-10:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Veterans (Plaster Student Union Ballroom)

Veteran Student Organization will hand out 6" inch Flags to all guests attending the breakfast and to students on the sidewalk.

10:15-11:11 a.m.

Concert (in front of McDonald Arena 135th Army Band)

11:11 a.m.

MSU Taps Project (throughout campus)

Noon-5:00 p.m. The Veteran Student Organization will host a Spades tournament in the Meyer Library (room 108) and serve chili and hot drinks. Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited.
Saturday, November 11
Time Event
11:00 a.m. BearFest Village
2:00 p.m.

MSU Bears vs. Northern Iowa football game (Plaster Stadium)

  • All military personnel and veterans will receive free tickets with ID. Their spouses and children will receive half-off tickets.
  • All first-responders will receive half-off tickets with ID.
  • Veterans from WWII, Vietnam, Korean, etc. will be represented and recognized at half time. State legislators and dignitaries will also be recognized.
  • 40-50 soldiers and families from Ft. Leonard Wood will be in attendance.
  • Honorary coin toss by the general.
  • Golden Wings parachute team will be flying in the game ball and American flag.