Honor veterans at COM Nov. 10

To recognize those who served and sacrificed in the U.S. Armed Forces, College of the Mainland will host a Veterans Day Program Nov. 10 at noon in the Learning Resources Center.

Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Galveston County Clerk Dwight D. Sullivan will speak. Henry, a retired U.S. Air Force officer, conducts the Galveston County Veterans Treatment Court, which offers a second chance to veterans charged with a misdemeanor or non-violent felony offense. The goal is to ensure veterans do not become a statistic because of a failure to address medical needs.

Sullivan will speak on the Thank a Vet Program. Veterans wanting to take advantage of the program’s resources are asked to bring a copy of their certificate of release or discharge from active duty (DD-214). 

The Texas A&M Galveston Color Guard will participate in this event, and military equipment will be displayed.

Lunch will be served in the Student Center immediately after the program.

For more information, contact the COM Office for Veterans Success at 409-933-8455 or email us at com.vets@com.edu.

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