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32nd Annual Salute to Armed Services/Veterans Day

Middle Tennessee hosts FIU on Saturday, November 9 as we recognize the our veterans and active military service personnel and their families.

11:30 AM - Veterans' Memorial Service

The day begins with a veterans memorial service at the MTSU Veterans Memorial (in front of the Tom Jackson Building) at 11:30 AM.

1-2 PM - Pregame Picnic

Following the memorial service, a complimentary picnic will be held for veterans and active service families at the Rose and Emmett Kennon Hall of Fame Building at 1 PM. Tickets to the game will be provided at the picnic to veterans, service members and their families courtesy of State Farm and Barrett Firearms.

1 PM - Presentation of the Joe Nunley Award

At 1 PM, the Joe Nunley Award will be presented in a ceremony and the Kennon Hall of Fame. Joe Nunley Sr. was a U.S. Army World War II veteran who was an MTSU education professor starting in 1961 and retired as alumni director at the university in 1987. The senior Nunley died in 1993.

11 AM - 3 PM - Healthcare and Benefits Fair

Everyone is invited to visit the Healthcare and Benefits Fair near Floyd Stadium's Gate 3 from 11 AM until 3 PM. The fair is presented by the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs and the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System.

3 PM - Halftime Salute

At halftime of the game, the Band of Blue conducts a special patriotic salute as veterans march across Horace Jones Field with other members of their service branches.

For more information or to order tickets, call 1-888-YES-MTSU or order online.

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