USD to Host Veteran’s Day Events: November 11th Commemoration on Campus

SAN DIEGO, CA: The University of San Diego Veterans Center will be commemorating Veterans Day, November 11, 2015, with a roundtable discussion, a presentation of the Colors and a clothing drive.

8:00 AM Degheri Alumni Center 120

LtCol Von Brian Von Herbulis will meet with ROTC Midshipmen and Cadets for a roundtable discussion about service as an Officer in the United States Military.

LtCol Von Herbulis retired in 2014 as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. Throughout his Marine Corps career, he commanded and served in various reconnaissance and special operations units. An original member of the “Plank Owner” of 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, he served for six years. Von Herbulis served as the Battalion Operations Officer, Executive Officer and Commanding Officer of Marine Special Operations Companies C and D. Between 2006 and 2011, he deployed three times in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM-Afghanistan.

10:00 AM UC Forum C

Presentation of the Colors by the USD NROTC
Speakers include:
USD Veterans Student Services Coordinator, Derek Abbey
LtCol Brian Von Herbulis USMC Ret.
Student Veterans Organization President, Jhonnatan Chinchilla
This event is open to the USD Community and to the public.

All Day, Veterans Center, Hahn University Center

The University of San Diego Veterans Center is collaborating with Two Guys and a Truck Moving on the Movers for Military project. The program collects new and lightly used clothing, as well as hygiene items and delivers them to homeless veterans via the Veterans Village of San Diego. Those interested in participating can drop off these items in the designated boxes outside of the USD Veterans Center in the Hahn University Center.


Pamela Gray Payton
(619) 260-4681