Articles tagged with "veteran"
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.
Naval officer to COM students: “You define yourself”
Speaking to 100 high school and college students, U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Kenneth John Campbell offers his encouragement: “If you don’t define yourself, others will define you. You don't realize how much you can achieve. You don't realize how much you can achieve. Use your time wisely. Remember the world is getting smaller; global competition is real!”
Veteran and author shares experiences
Recounting tales from his military service, giving writing tips and telling stories culled from hours of historical research, Michael Lee Lanning, retired Army lieutenant colonel, spoke to a crowd at College of the Mainland as part of COM’s International Speaker Series.
Veteran to graduate at 73, despite tumor
Graduating from the COM Basic Peace Officer Academy at age 64, Elmer Venzke, now 73, is again beating the odds.