The Ottumwa Courier

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November 8, 2013

IHCC to honor veterans Monday

OTTUMWA — The Veterans Affairs Office at Indian Hills Community College has announced a number of events at the college to coincide with the Veterans Day observance next week.

IHCC Veterans Affairs Director Teresa McNitt invites all military service members to the Ottumwa campus at 8:30 a.m. Monday for a gun salute and playing of Taps, presented by the O.B. Nelson Post 3 VFW and Post 775 at the flag pole located outside the Administration Building.

A similar gun salute and Taps will be presented by the Centerville VFW Post 526 at 9 a.m. Monday on the Centerville campus at the flag pole near the Administration Office.

Following the gun salute on the Ottumwa campus, the Indian Hills choir will honor veterans with a selection of patriotic songs inside in the Student Lounge area at 9 a.m.

Also in the Student Lounge, yellow ribbons will be handed out to students, faculty and staff from 8:30-11 a.m., and refreshments will be served.

In Centerville, yellow ribbons will be distributed in the Barn from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and there will also be refreshments served during that time.

Each branch of service and the students, faculty and staff who have served in those branches will be recognized throughout the week on the college's digital signage at all locations.

McNitt says there are around 150 veterans enrolled at Indian Hills.

The college will also be providing free admission for all veterans to the Warriors' home basketball game with Rock Valley Community College Saturday. Complimentary tickets for veterans will be distributed on the IHCC campuses starting Monday.

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