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NOVA-Medical Campus to host Veterans Day Luncheon, Nov. 9

Veterans, dependents and active duty military are invited to the Medical Education Campus of Northern Virginia Community College for a Veterans Day Luncheon in honor of those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield. Sponsored by the MEC’s Office of Military and Veteran Services, the Campus has a broad student military community, including 48 active duty students, 85 dependents, 18 veterans and 173 military spouses. 

Lt. Col. Robert Hunt will be the guest speaker for the event. With twenty-four years of military service as a pilot, Hunt flew fighter and Learjets during the Vietnam War. After his career in the military, he served as program director for operations, training, safety and security for the Comcast Corporation. Later, he became the vice-president of operations for a non-profit corporation focused on fostering a network of support groups for military and veteran members, spouses and dependents. Currently, Hunt works as co-chair of a prison re-entry program designed to assist young men and women in Maryland.

This event is free and open to the public, however registration is required. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mec-2017-veterans-day-luncheon-registration-39010739171. Parking is available on either the 1st or 5th floor of the NOVA-Medical Campus parking garage.

 

Media Contact: Kristina Ogburn | 703.503.6338 | kogburn@nvcc.edu

 

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.

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