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ORAU Diversity Council presents Veterans Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Nov. 14


On Tuesday, Nov. 14, ORAU will present an appreciation ceremony for veterans in every branch of the United States military. This annual ceremony is the largest event put on by ORAU’s Diversity Council. Veterans within ORAU—as well as community members in attendance—will be recognized for their service. The Anderson County High School Naval JROTC Color Guard will present colors. John Becker, WBIR-TV Channel 10 anchor and host of “Service & Sacrifice,” will give the keynote address. 

The public is invited to recognize and celebrate men and women who have served our country in the armed forces. The event is free to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. ET

Location: ORAU Pollard Auditorium, 210 Badger Ave., Oak Ridge, Tenn., 37830

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About ORAU

ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, provides science, health, and workforce solutions that address national priorities and serve the public interest. Through our specialized teams of experts and access to a consortium of more than 150 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local, and commercial customers to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions and help advance their missions. ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Media Contacts

Pam BoneeDirector, CommunicationsCell: (865) 603-5142
Wendy WestManager, CommunicationsCell: (865) 207-7953