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Upcoming Meetings

General Membership Meeting

October 31, 2018

  • The meeting will be in Perkins Student Center, Lower Level, Room 015R

  • Free pizza and drinks provided!

  • For those commuting, there is parking available in the Perkins parking garage located directly next to the building on Academy Street.

 

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Upcoming Events

November 09, 2018

10:30 AM

Blue Hen Veterans will be observing the 5th annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the University of Delaware.​ 

 

Join us on the North Green on campus Friday, November 9th for our annual Flags for the Fallen ceremony. At 10:30 am we will have a display of the colors, hold a few moments of silence, and have a couple of speakers (to be announced shortly) to conclude the ceremony.

Earlier in the week, we will be placing one flag for each U.S. service member who has paid the ultimate sacrifice since the start of the conflicts following 9/11/2001. This includes Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation New Dawn (OND), Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (OFS).

November 10, 2018

6:00 PM

What:
2nd Annual Veterans & Friends Ball Hosted Blue Hen Veterans & Friends (our affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit) and the Blue Hen Veterans at the University of Delaware. The recommended dress code is black tie, formal, or military dress uniform as appropriate. This event is the culmination of #UDVeteransWeek following our annual Flags for the Fallen ceremony, to be held on the UD North Green.

 

All proceeds from the 2018 Veteran's & Friends Ball will be used to support the upcoming Face of America Ride as well as other events and efforts of student-Veterans at the University of Delaware.



Who: 
This event is open to the public! Anyone and everyone who is interested in supporting veterans in the local community.

When: 
Saturday, November 10th, 2018 from 5:30-10pm
The reception will be from 5:30-6:30 pm and dinner and live entertainment will follow from 6:30-10:00 pm
Doors open at 4:30 pm

Where: 
Clayton Hall, University of Delaware, Newark

Ticket prices: 
UD Students-$40; Non-students-$50

Purchasing Tickets: 
Students are encouraged to purchase tickets from the university box offices, located in Trabant Student Center or the Bob Carpenter Sports Complex.
Non-students can purchase their tickets online by visiting: https://bhvf.ticketleap.com/2018veteransball/
There is a $3.50 processing fee for purchasing the ticket online, but this option does allow you to pick your seating.

Sponsors: 
This year, the Veterans and Friends Ball is partially financially sponsored by the University of Delaware Alumni Association (UDAA). For more info, visit: http://www.udconnection.com/ud-alumni-association

 

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Annual Events

Veterans Day Ceremony
Flags for the Fallen

For the Blue Hen Veterans, Veterans Day is not just a time to reflect upon and recognize their service to the county. At the University of Delaware, it is also a time to remember our fellow veterans who did not have the privilege of making it home to their families. For the past three years, the Blue Hen Veterans have placed flags on The Green, in front of Memorial Hall, to honor the many service members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Our goal is to provide some perspective to the UD community on the magnitude of these sacrifices.

History of Veterans Day