On April 6, 2016, the Vanguard University Veterans Center hosted their annual Veterans Chapel event!
It was great to hear from student speaker Justin Blankenship on how he grew up, joined the Army, and enrolled in the Kinesiology program at Vanguard University. Every person has a unique story, and it’s something that you cannot take away from someone. This is why I personally love Vanguard University’s motto “Your Story Matters” because it truly does matter.
The Veterans Chapel is also a great place to network and meet other Veterans who are students, Faculty/Staff, and alumni here at Vanguard University.
Special thanks to Captain Thomas Gorla, Colonel David Fey and Scott Williams — members of the Freedom Committee of Orange County — for coming out to support our Vanguard Veterans.
I want to especially thank Brian Burlingame (VU Veterans Resource Coordinator), the Veterans club, and the Vanguard community for providing refreshments, special music, and decorations for the event. Without any of these people, these Veteran events would not happen.
Everyone is welcome to come to our Vanguard University Veterans events! Whether you’re a Veteran yourself or just want to show your support, we invite you to join us.