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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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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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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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