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Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony 2021

This year's ceremony began in War Memorial Chapel. Col. Gregory Lowe, commander of Virginia Tech Air Force ROTC, spoke of honoring our armed service members. The program ended with the laying of…

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Virginia Gov. Northam announces over 100 million dollars in support of higher education financial aid

Governor Ralph Northam visited Virginia Tech's campus, accompanied by Del. Christ Hurst and Sen. John Edwards. The governor announced on the War Memorial Pylons a proposal of $111 million in…

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2021 Day of Remembrance

Members of the Virginia Tech community came to the April 16 Memorial to remember and reflect during the 2021 Day of Remembrance.

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Cenotaph Ceremony recognizes alum's ultimate sacrifice

The name of 1st Lt. Gary Lee Miller, etched on the marble cenotaph at the center of War Memorial Court, was unveiled during a Nov. 6 ceremony. Miller died from wounds he received after smothering an…

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Six alumni honored with addition to War Memorial Pylons

A ceremony to honor six Virginia Tech alumni was held on Nov. 15, 2019. Family and friends gathered at the War Memorial to pay tribute and reveal the names on the Honor and Ut Prosim Pylons. The…

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Veterans Day 2019

The university held Veterans Day events to honor the service of the nation’s military. The Veterans Day remembrance ceremony was held in the War Memorial Chapel. Del. Nick Rush, of…

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Virginia Tech alumnus donation strengthens fight against cancer

After fighting cancer for 10 years, Virginia Tech alumna Mitzi Frank died at the age of 41. Her husband, Ponch Frank, now strengthens his wife's fight with a donation from the Mitzi L. Frank…

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Virginia Tech honors U.S. Navy Ensign Sarah Mitchell

The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets dedicated the engraving of the name of U.S. Navy Ensign Sarah Mitchell of the Class of 2017 on the Ut Prosim Pylon during a Nov. 9 ceremony at the War Memorial.

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