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Veterans Day 2012

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity observes Vet­erans Day at the Vet­erans Memo­rial on campus. Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun wel­comed U.S Home­land Secu­rity Sec­re­tary Janet Napoli­tano, the guest of honor. Other speakers included Aoun, Stu­dent Vet­erans Orga­ni­za­tion Pres­i­dent Michael Trudeau and LTC Blaise Gallahue.

Photos by Brooks Canaday.

 

  • President Joseph E. Aoun and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano lay a wreath in honor of veterans who lost their lives in Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Northeastern University observes Veterans Day at the Veterans Memorial on campus.

  • ROTC Alpha Company Cadet Corporal Virginia Thomas, a sophomore, salutes the flag during the playing of the National Anthem.

  • From left, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Stephen W. Director, look on during the playing of the National Anthem.

  • ROTC cadets stand at attention during Veterans Day observances.

  • Peggy Turman, widow of Alfred L. Tripp, U.S. Marine Corp. and Class of 1963, examines the new dog tag in her husband's honor at the Veterans Memorial on campus.

  • LTC Blaise Gallahue, chair and professor of military science at Northeastern, speaks during the Veterans Day ceremony.

  • Kendra Remian (left), the great niece of Francis "Frank" W. Curtin, U.S. Army and Class of 1936, receives a dog tag in his honor from U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (second from right) and President Joseph E. Aoun (right). Second from left is John "Dick" Power, BA'63.

  • ROTC cadets prepare to lay a wreath in front of the Veterans Memorial Wall in honor of soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.

  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano with members of the Northeastern ROTC Liberty Battalion.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun (left) and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (center) listen to electrical and computer engineering professor Carey Rappaport, (right) as he explains a millimeter-wave scanning device at Northeastern's Department of Homeland Security ALERT Center of Excellence. Rappaport is the center's deputy director.

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