Gallery: Honoring our veterans

Gallery: Honoring our veterans

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At left, Douglas May stands near an F-4 at Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base in Thailand in 1970 during the Vietnam War. At the right is a current photo of May, who is a lecturer in the College of Engineering.
At left, Douglas May stands near an F-4 at Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base in Thailand in 1970 during the Vietnam War. At the right is a current photo of May, who is a lecturer in the College of Engineering.

In recognition of Veterans Day, we asked employees who served in the military to send us pictures of themselves in uniform. Find those images and some details about their service in this photo gallery.

Click the links below to learn more about how the University support veterans and current service memnbers.

  • The University of Arizona is again partnering with the national nonprofit Operation Hat Trick to support military service members and veterans through the sale of military-themed merchandise. The partnership is now in its fourth year. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the merchandise, which includes hoodies, jackets, a throw blanket and socks, will benefit the Fisher House in Tucson. The University has raised more than $40,000 for the Fisher House since the partnership began.
  • The University is one of only three universities selected to be part of a pilot program in partnership with the United States Naval Community College to offer online courses to enlisted military members.
  • Veterans Education and Transition Services has two centers where student veterans can access free services including tutoring, career assistance and counseling.
  • On Nov. 8, VETS will host a panel discussion about what Veterans Day means for a diverse panel of military veterans.
  • On No . 9, VETS, the College of Fine Arts and the School of Dance will hold a concert honoring America's veterans.
  • The University will host its annual Military Appreciation Day football game on Nov. 13 at noon against the University of Utah.
  • The University rose to No. 14 overall, No. 12 among public universities and No. 3 in the West in the latest edition of the Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2021 ranking, released in June. (Read more in this UANews story.)
  • In May, the University of Arizona Police Department was given a 3-Star Employer Award by VETS Indexes, which rates organizations that do the most to hire, retain and support veterans in the workplace.

 

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