Veterans Affairs Office announces ‘Warrior Week’ schedule

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Veterans Affairs Office announces ‘Warrior Week’ schedule

Active military, veterans, SDSU students and Brookings community members climb the Campanile on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in honor of those who served during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The participants climbed the Campanile five times, the total distance to the top of the World Trade Center.

Active military, veterans, SDSU students and Brookings community members climb the Campanile on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in honor of those who served during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The participants climbed the Campanile five times, the total distance to the top of the World Trade Center.

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Active military, veterans, SDSU students and Brookings community members climb the Campanile on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in honor of those who served during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The participants climbed the Campanile five times, the total distance to the top of the World Trade Center.

FILE PHOTO

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Active military, veterans, SDSU students and Brookings community members climb the Campanile on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in honor of those who served during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The participants climbed the Campanile five times, the total distance to the top of the World Trade Center.

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The third annual ‘Warrior Week,’ began Nov. 4 on the South Dakota State campus.

According to its website, the goal is “Honoring and celebrating our veterans with events such as Hall of Heroes, Wellness 4 Warriors, game night and many more.”

The schedule of events of ‘Warrior Week’ can be found below.

Monday, Nov. 4

  • 9 a.m-4 p.m. Hall of Heroes – University Student Union
  • 9 a.m. – TAPS played 22 times for veteran suicide awareness – East side of the University Student Union

Tuesday, Nov. 5

  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Hall of Heroes – University Student Union
  • 1 p.m. Culture and Combat Panel – McFadden Biostress, room 103.
  • 7 p.m. Movie Night – Cinema 8 Brookings.
    • Zombieland
      • Free ticket, popcorn and drink vouchers available to be picked up at the Office of Veterans Affairs

Wednesday, Nov. 6

  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Hall of Heroes – University Student Union
  • 2 p.m. ROTC Informational, Tour – Depuy Military Hall
  • 6 p.m. Military Board Game Night – Wooden Legs Brewing Company

Thursday, Nov. 7 

  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Hall of Heroes – University Student Union
  • 3 p.m.-5 p.m Iron Warrior Powerlifting Competition – Wellness Center
  • 5:30 p.m. Human Trafficking Symposium – Woster Celebration Hall, SDSU Foundation

Friday, Nov. 8 

  • 12 p.m. – Marine Birthday and Luncheon – Veterans Affairs Office

Saturday, Nov. 9 

  • 8 a.m. – Fancakes – Wooden Legs Brewing Company
  • 2 p.m. Military Appreciation football game vs. Illinois State
    • Each veteran will receive two free tickets

Monday, Nov. 11

  • 9:30 a.m. – Chamber of Commerce Veterans Day Program – Swiftel Center

Classes will not be held Monday, Nov. 11 at South Dakota State University, in recognization of Veterans Day.