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.

About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


Pamela Gray Payton
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