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Western students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to a Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

A reception immediately follows the ceremony, and both events are free and open to the public.

This spring, the Western Washington University Veteran Community will celebrate 66 students as they graduate from Western. Of those 66 graduates, 27 are veterans and the remaining 39 are children or spouses of veterans.

Graduates are leaving Western with degrees running the gamut…

Placed in the Old Main lawn this week were 152 flags in memory of 152 service members from Washington state who lost their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

The flags are an annual tradition from the WWU Veterans Outreach Center.

Memorial…

The Associated Students Veteran’s Outreach Center, in partnership with the VFW, the Bellingham Vet Center, the English Department and more, will welcome veterans to campus from 7 to 9 p.m. May 13 in the Old Main Theatre to speak about their experiences.

The event, dubbed “…

Veterans and other community members from throughout the area met at Western Washington University on Tuesday, March 22, to discuss ways to meet the most pressing needs of Whatcom County veterans.

The morning session at the Whatcom County Veteran's Summit focused on the…

Western Washington University’s Veterans Services held a Western Women Veterans panel March 1 in Fraser Hall 101 on campus.

At the panel, women veterans -- including faculty, students and alumni -- shared their experiences of serving in the military.

The panelists…

Western Washington University’s Veterans Services will host a Western Women Veterans panel from 3:30-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 in Fraser Hall 101 on campus.

This event is free and open to the campus community.

The panel will give women veterans a chance to share their…

Aiming to improve services and build better connections for veterans and their families, the Whatcom County Health Department and Western Washington University are surveying county residents who have served on active duty in the U.S. military.

The Whatcom County Health Department and Western Washington University are conducting a survey of veterans in Whatcom County in order to improve services and build connections in the community for veterans and their families.

If you have served on active duty in the United States…

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