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Honoring Our Veterans

by Emily Rogers on October 31, 2017 in Government Documents, Odum Library, Reference

Find out more about Veterans Day through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where you can read this History of Veterans Day and find out more about the origins of Veterans Day. View the 2017 official Veterans Day poster along with posters from previous years.

As a Federal Depository Library, Odum Library’s Government Documents collection provides access to many publications about veterans, including these documents about issues affecting veterans:

  • Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, available as an online PDF
  • VA Mental Health: Ensuring Access to Care: Hearing before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, United States Senate, 2015, available in print at Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG.114-521 in our documents collection in the second floor Reference area

Veterans’ history and needs to extend beyond Veterans Day, of course. The Library of Congress invites public participation in the Veterans History Project. Veteran Brian McGough describes ways to help veterans after Veterans Day.  Mark these and other ways to honor and thank the veterans who have served the United States.

On Veterans Day we recognize veterans and all of those who have offered military service. VSU has an Office of Veterans Affairs to assist Veterans in finding success at VSU. While the post office and some businesses are closed for Veterans Day on November 11, Odum Library will observe its regular hours.


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