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Celebrating Those Who Have Served: Veterans Day 2013 at CSUSM

News Release | By Margaret Chantung

Paying tribute to the admirable service of our nation’s veterans and recognizing the military service of its own student-veterans, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will host a celebration event on Thursday, Nov. 7 at noon in Tukwut Courtyard in honor of Veterans Day. Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to attend the special midday event. The keynote speaker is Master Sergeant Joseph A. Fortin, a CSUSM alumnus.  

Today more than 1,100 CSUSM students are veterans, active duty personnel or military dependents. CSUSM has the highest percentage of student-veterans per capita of any university in the California State University system. G.I. Jobs Magazinerecently recognized CSUSM as a military-friendly institution, ranking the University among the nation’s best colleges for veterans.

What: CSUSM to host a celebration event in honor of Veterans Day

When: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 from noon to 1 p.m.

Where: California State University San Marcos, Tukwut Courtyard at Craven Hall, 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos

Directions/Parking: CSUSM is located at 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos. For more information or directions to the campus,