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BSC To Host Special Program to Honor America’s Military Veterans, November 12

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    Friday, November 02 2012
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103

(Bluefield)— A special program to honor our nation's military veterans will be held at Bluefield State College on Monday, November 12, 2012. The program begins with an 8:30 a.m. breakfast in the Harris-Jefferson Student Center cafeteria. The breakfast will be free of charge for all military veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military.

Following breakfast, the program continues at 9:30 a.m. with Bluefield State College alumnus William David Easterling, Senior Chief Aviation Ordnanceman, USN, serving as the featured speaker. Weather permitting, Senior Chief Easterling's speech and the Veterans Day program will take place at the Veterans Memorial, adjacent to the Student Center. In the event of inclement weather, the program and speech will take place in the Student Center.

During Senior Chief Easterling's 28 years of Naval service, he has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy Achievement Medal (four awards) and numerous campaign and unit level awards.