Participants in the 2021 UT Martin veterans walk are pictured. This year’s walk is set for 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. The public is invited to participate.

UT Martin to host Veterans Week activities

The University of Tennessee at Martin will honor active military personnel and veterans through Veterans Week activities, held Nov. 7-11.

Monday, Nov. 7, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., the UT Martin veterans team and ROTC representatives will visit the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt to visit with residents and provide dessert. Interested UT Martin students may also attend.

At 6 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, the second annual veterans bowl will be held at Hardy M. Graham Stadium. Students are encouraged to attend and compete at the flag football game hosted by cadets and student veterans.

The 129th Army Band will perform at Harriet Fulton Theatre, located in the Fine Arts Building, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The 129th Army Band is headquartered at Houston Barracks in Nashville.

The second-annual veterans walk through campus will be held from 1 p.m.- 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. The walk will begin at the university’s veterans memorial outside the Paul Meek Library, move to the Capt. Brent Morel Memorial Bridge located near the intersection of Skyhawk Parkway and Highway 431, and conclude at Gooch Hall. Both the university and Martin communities are invited to participate.

Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., the Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony conducted by ROTC cadets and speaker Joseph Lane, a retired lieutenant colonel and UTM graduate, will be livestreamed here.  

For more information, contact Jason Earley, veteran services coordinator, at 731-881-1689.


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