Texas Tech University

Texas Tech to Host Events for Veterans Day

Jenae Fleming

November 4, 2015

Events include a flag-raising ceremony at Memorial Circle.


Texas Tech University Military and Veterans Programs will host different events throughout the week on campus in honor of Veterans Day.

The week will start with a Suns Up/Guns Up 5K Reveille Run at Memorial Circle on Saturday (Nov.7) at 7:30 a.m. Registration is available online or in person at the Texas Tech Recreational Center. Registration is $25 for veterans and Texas Tech Rec Center members, and $35 for community. Runners may also register starting at 6:30 a.m. on race day.

Throughout Veterans Day (Nov. 11), there will be different activities happening on Tech's campus:

  • 7 a.m. Army ROTC flag raising ceremony at Memorial Circle
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Blood Drive sponsored by Air Force ROTC at the Student Union Building (SUB) Ballroom A
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Campus Veterans Appreciation Meet and Greet at the SUB,  where students can meet campus veterans
  • 4 p.m. Army ROTC Retreat Ceremony at Memorial Circle

The weeklong activities will end with a Military and Veterans Tailgate at the Celebrating America football game against Kansas State on Saturday (Nov. 14).

The mission of the Military and Veterans Program is to provide exceptional support to students, faculty and staff for all issues related to military and veterans.