In 1971, the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia was looking for a flag design to promote their organization. Heisely was given the task to create a flag for their organization.In 1971, the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia was looking for a flag design to promote their organization. Heisely was given the task to create a flag for their organization.
Student veterans looking for transition support can connect to resources through the Orange Door program. These doors, identified on campus with an Orange Door hanger, are the offices of faculty and staff who have volunteered to be student veteran liaisons that can address the issues that often arise in transition. They are resources that provide support and care for academic, behavioral, legal, financial, personal and family issues.
United States Army LTC’s Dwayne and Alison Murray’s journey to Syracuse University began in the late 1990s arriving from White Plains, New York and Severna Park, Maryland, respectively.
Preston Keres, a graduate from the S.I. Newhouse Public School of Communications Military Photojournalism Program, woke up on Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001 expecting a normal work week. After turning on the TV, he and fellow Seaman Jim Watson witnessed the 9/11 attacks like most people did. Their workweek was going to be anything but normal.
Charlie Poag has a photo on his wall from his time serving in Afghanistan. It isn’t of tanks or of troops or of a memorable fire fight from his tour there. It is of a small Afghani boy of maybe three or four sitting on the ground with his grandfather leaning over him. The boy is distraught as soldiers search his family’s home, but the toddler is intrigued by a large chocolate bar that the elderly man is helping him open.
hanksville, PA. Since that day in 2001, men and women across the country answered the call to serve – including Syracuse University Army ROTC cadets. While some were already in the service when 9/11, and some joined the service after, both have telling stories and reflections to share as we look back on that tragic day and the Global War on Terrorism.
More than two dozen campus organizations were represented at the National Veteran Resource Center on Aug. 26 for the Veteran and Military-Connected Student Orientation and Resource Fair
Our hearts are with the families of the service members killed in Kabul today. And our thoughts are with those Afghan allies and their families that are suffering as this situation continues. The OVMA stands ready to support and listen and act to support those who have volunteered to answer the call of our nation. We will continue to update this list of resources so please check back often for updated information as we continue to collaborate with our partners to share needed resources.Continue Reading
Since 2016, cadets in Syracuse University’s Reserve Officer Training Program have been eligible to receive the annual Dottle Family ROTC Cadet Scholarship award. The scholarship is awarded to future leaders who participate in the University’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs, in recognition of their hard work, dedication and commitment to service.Continue Reading
Lippert, to Central New York this semester. Born in Illinois, Lippert grew up in Colorado and has adopted Mandeville, Louisiana, as his unofficial hometown. Lippert is an identical twin. His brother is also a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force. Joining him in Syracuse is his wife, a prior service pilot, and their three children, two boys and a girl, 10, eight, and six.Continue Reading