Season Event

Veterans Day Luncheon

  • November 9, 2012 at 11:45 am

Concert Hall Lobby

Sponsored by ROTC Patriot Battalion.  Lt. Gen (R) Kicklighter will speak.  RSVP to msmith43@gmu.edu or 703.993.2709.

For more information about the George Mason University Office of Military Services and other “Mason Honors the Military Week” events, read on.

The Office of Military Services would like to extend a sincere thank you for your service to our Nation and Mason. I hope you will join us in continuing Mason’s commitment to veterans and active duty by celebrating “Mason Honors the Military Week” in recognition of Veterans Day.  Please see the list of activities below.  From the somber and touching National Roll Call to the exciting tailgate party, “Hoopla” event for the first home basketball game against UVA, there is really something for everyone! New this year, come participate in an unforgettable experience called the Mason Paper Project. Guest artists will help transform our old military uniforms into creative paper art collections. The event week concludes with a Veteran Resume Workshop featuring industry expert, Lisa Rosser.

Mason Remembrance Wall – Nov. 1 – 12
Posted in the JC North Plaza, near the clock tower.  All students, staff, and faculty are invited to write messages on the wall.

Mason Paper Project – Nov. 7 – 11
Military uniforms will be shredded and turned into paper for art projects.  All participants will receive a keepsake and may contribute to a group project, to be displayed in the Office of Military Services.
• Office of Military Services – Johnson Center, room 245 – for more info contact us at military@gmu.edu or 703.993.1316.

VETS  for NETS (Mason Hoopla) – Nov. 9
The Office of Military Services will have a table at Mason Hoopla to celebrate and tailgate the first Men’s Basketball home game.  Vets for Nets t-shirts will be given away and student veterans are invited to sit in a group section.  Catering by Hard Times Café.
• 5 – 7pm, Parking Lot A

Veterans Day Luncheon – Nov. 9
Sponsored by ROTC Patriot Battalion.  Lt. Gen (R) Kicklighter will speak.  RSVP to msmith43@gmu.edu or 703.993.2709.
• 11:45am – 1:30pm, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Lobby

American Freedom Festival – Nov. 10
Rock bands Chicago and Kansas will perform in the evening, Veterans Career Fair will be held before.  Both events at Patriot Center.
• Career Fair: 9am – 3pm (FREE)
• Concert: 7:30pm
• Discounted tickets for student veterans available here. Enter code: MILITARY

National Roll Call – Nov. 12
Mason will participate in the National Roll Call, held in the JC Atrium. All service members killed in current conflicts will be honored.

Veterans Resume Workshop – Nov. 13
Get advice from the experts! Lisa Rosser, founder of The Value of a Veteran and Laura Winkler, Manager of Industry Advising with Mason Career Services, will lead this interactive workshop to help translate military-related skills on a resume to relevant skills in the civilian work place.
• SUB 1, room A – 4:30-5:45pm