STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Mississippi State University’s campus was overrun Friday morning by men and women in uniform.
Friday morning service members gathered to be honored in a Veteran’s Day ceremony but most of all they gathered to remember those who served and died in the line of duty.
Friday’s ceremony featured special guest appearances by; Assistant General and Chief of Staff for Mississippi National Guard Mike Nabors, Representatives for Veterans of Foreign Wars and cadets from the Army and Air Force ROTC Programs.
MSU has made this a week long celebration with several on campus activities.
Cadet 3rd Class Justin Bond says he’s grateful for any opportunity to honor those who’s foot steps he hopes to follow one day.
“It’s always rewarding kind of getting notice for your achievements and things along those lines. It’s not really for us cadets here it’s for the people that are currently serving or had served. That’s why we’re all out here honoring them,”said Bond.
The next veterans celebration will be a Salute to Service during the Mississippi State Verses Alabama game. Kick off is at 6 pm.