Featuring Keynote Speaker U.S. Army Ranger Major Jeff Struecker (Ret.)
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2012 – The University of South Florida will be honoring all those who have served in the United States military for their bravery and sacrifice in a Veterans Day Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 10:45 a.m. in the Marshall Student Center Amphitheatre on the Tampa campus.
Hosted by USF’s Office of Veterans Services and the Student Veterans Association, the outdoor ceremony will feature keynote speaker and author U.S. Army Ranger Major Jeff Struecker (Retired), decorated convoy leader in the Battle of Mogadishu, as portrayed in the movie Black Hawk Down. Following the ceremony, Major Struecker will be available for a book signing.
This event is free and the public is invited to attend. Campus parking permit information and maps can be found at www.usf.edu/About-USF/visiting-campus.asp. For reasonable accommodations, please contact Tony Rivera at 813-974-1725 (FL Relay 711). For more information, contact Renee Svec at 813-974-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.2 percent of all universities. It ranks 50th in the nation for federal expenditures in research and total expenditures in research among all U.S. universities, public or private, according to the National Science Foundation. The USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion, an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion, and serves 47,000 students in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland.