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UCLA Bruins have transformed the world, but also served and sacrificed for it. Until recently, little was known of the 275 Bruin students, faculty and alumni who fought in World War II.
Join us on the eve of UCLA’s Veterans Day Commemorative as William L. Beigel, WWII researcher and UCLA alumnus featured in USA Today, Fox News, CBS News, and other outlets shares new discoveries about the heroic Bruins who served America and gave their lives during WWII.
Learn more about Mr. Beigel’s research https://alumni.ucla.edu/email/special/2017/oct-fallen/default.htm
VetNet Honorary Board Member & Chair of ROTC, LTC Stambersky giving opening remarks
ROTC students being sworn in by LTC Stambersky
ROTC students being pinned by their loved ones (1)
ROTC students being pinned by their loved ones (2)
The Color Guard
On Nov. 10 2016, Lt Col Stambersky opened the UCLA Veterans’ Day Ceremony program for ROTC
Chancellor Block spoke about UCLA efforts for veterans, the new Ready Aim Hire professional development program offered to veteran students and alumni alike and thanked all those who serve our country.
Keynote speaker, Johnnie Ashe two tour Vietnam veteran spoke about his service on behalf of his country and his brother Arthur (2nd tour) acknowledging Nov. 10 as the founding date in 1775 of his branch of service, the US Marine Corps
Thanks to the following VetNet volunteers for supporting the Warrior Games activities following UCLA’s 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony:
Geoff McCarron ’64 with Thomas O. Hennig ’68 (the latter’s ROTC battalion leader being Arthur Ashe)
and Omar Majette
On Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, We hosted a reception with Q&A with the 2015 Medal of Honor recipient Captain Florent A. Groberg
VetNet member Alma Zavala’12 hosted a Welcome to the City Hike for recent grads/Vet alumni on Sunday, Oct. 4 2015