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Military and Veteran Services Hosting Veterans Day 5K, Ceremony

NC State Military and Veteran Services and the Army ROTC program will sponsor a Veterans Day 5K followed by a ceremony at the Memorial Belltower on Thursday, Nov. 11. 

NC State Military and Veteran Services and the Army ROTC program will sponsor a Veterans Day 5K followed by a ceremony at the Memorial Belltower on Thursday, Nov. 11. 

The schedule is as follows:

  • 5:45 a.m.: Runners arrive at Memorial Belltower
  • 6 a.m.: 5K begins, walkers frontloaded
  • 6:40 a.m.: Pipe and drums begin playing music | Bruegger’s Bagels and Coffee serve breakfast
  • 6:45 a.m.: Run concludes at Memorial Belltower
  • 7 a.m.: Ceremony begins (25-minute Ceremony)

The ceremony will include:

  • Welcome: Nick Drake
  • Color Guard and National Anthem
  • Remarks: Lt. Gen. (Army retired) Daniel Bolger 
  • Memorial Belltower history: Thomas Stafford
  • Vase presentation: Raleigh Sister Cities 
  • Honor the Fallen: Army Cadet Kendall Lydon
  • Bagpipes: Amazing Grace 

For more information about the Veterans Day event, please contact Military and Veteran Services at ncstatevets@ncsu.edu.