Douglassville native among the SRU ROTC cadets receiving branch assignments

All U.S. Army ROTC cadets studying at colleges and universities across the country, regardless of the size of their institution, are ranked among their class based on criteria such as grade-point average, physical training scores and serving in leadership positions. Slippery Rock University had two cadets ranked in the top 10 percent and an additional […]

First solo flight for EMU at Lancaster student-pilot: Marine Corps veteran Christopher Leiva

Christopher Leiva – a first-year student in Eastern Mennonite University’s new leadership and organizational management bachelor’s degree program with a concentration in aviation – has completed his first solo flight. Leiva, a former U.S. Marine, decided to become a pilot, he writes below, as a passenger in a flight over the Persian Gulf, so high […]

Mission BBQ and Kutztown University to Host Military Appreciation Night at Tuesday Night’s Wrestling Match on Nov. 20

Mission BBQ and Kutztown University to Host Military Appreciation Night at Tuesday Night’s Wrestling Match on Nov. 20 11/15/2018 | Wrestling KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University athletic department, in conjunction with sponsor Mission BBQ in Wyomissing, are teaming up to host Military Appreciation Night at this Tuesday’s wrestling match on Nov. 20. Mission BBQ will […]

“Women and the Great War: Posters from the Collection of Pamela Tronsor”

“Women and the Great War: Posters from the Collection of Pamela Tronsor” on display at Elizabethtown College American posters depicting women as icons of and workers for the war effort available for viewing through Dec. 1 Elizabethtown College is hosting “Women and the Great War: Posters from the Collection of Pamela Tronsor” in Hess Gallery in […]

SUICIDE PREVENTION: Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day

Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day The rate of suicide is a problem for all in the U.S. and is significantly higher among veterans. According to the V.A. National Suicide Data Report | U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, there were more than 6,000 Veteran suicides each year from 2008 to 2016. In 2016, the suicide rate was […]

Kutztown University to honor veterans, service members for “National Veterans Awareness Week” Nov. 5 through 9

Kutztown University to honor veterans, service members for “National Veterans Awareness Week” Nov. 5 through 9 KUTZTOWN – Kutztown University is set to host events on campus from Nov. 5 through 9, for its annual support of “National Veterans Awareness Week,” hosted by KU’s Office of Veterans Services. Events are free and open to the […]

Robeson Elementary Center offers its 23rd annual Veterans Day program Friday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m.

Robeson Elementary Center offers its 23rd annual Veterans Day program Friday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. The students and staff of Robeson Elementary Center would like to extend our many thanks to the men and women who have given of their lives to protect and defend our country. Again this year, Robeson Elementary students will […]

Lt. Col. Shawn Shutts of Macungie to take command of Syracuse-based New York National Guard Battalion on Oct. 20

Lt. Col. Shawn Shutts of Macungie to take command of Syracuse-based New York National Guard Battalion on Oct. 20 Iraq War veteran will lead the 427th Brigade Support Battalion, which is headquartered in Syracuse New York National Guard Lt. Col. Shawn Shutts, a Macungie resident and veteran of the Iraq War, will take command of […]

Samuel Turner named to The Citadel’s spring 2018 dean’s list

Samuel Turner named to The Citadel’s spring 2018 dean’s list Samuel Turner of Wyomissing was named to The Citadel’s dean’s list for his academic achievements during the 2018 spring semester. The dean’s list is a recognition given to cadets and students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average […]