Military Awareness Month

Georgetown University's Military Awareness Month

Throughout the month of November, Georgetown University offices and organizations are collaborating to highlight and celebrate the military-connected community.
U.S. and foreign military members, families, and allies are welcome to these events.

VET Ally
November 2, 2017 11AM-12:15PM
Healey Family Student Center Social Room

The Veteran Education Training (VET) Ally Program, conducted by Georgetown’s Veterans Office and co-sponsored by CNDLS, is designed to introduce faculty to the strengths, challenges, and realities that America's military service members and families encounter, and to help faculty develop the resources and skills to support these students. By becoming a VET Ally, faculty can help create an open environment for military students and contribute to their success as they reintegrate into academic and the civilian society.  Kindly register here

Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide at GULC
November 6, 2017 11:30AM
McDonough 109 GULC

A panel discussion with Veteran-Students, moderated by Phillip Carter of CNAS. Lunch will be provided. 

Campus Ministry Chaplains Tea with the Veterans Office
November 7, 2017 3-4PM
Healy Foyer

Join Campus Ministry at the Veterans Office Chaplains' Tea. Enjoy sweet bites, relaxing tea, and conversations about the military-connected community. At 3:50 in Dahlgren Quad, rain or shine, to pray as one community for peace and justice in our world.

Interviewing Well with the Veterans Office and FourBlock
November 8, 2017 5-6:30PM
Cawley Career Education Center

Meet with members of the Cawley Career Education Center, Veterans Office, and FourBlock to participate in a workshop that will cover the basics of interview preparation, including sample questions and strategies for polishing your responses. A must for any job/internship seeking student! 

McDonough Military Association’s War Stories
November 9, 2017 5-8PM
Fisher Colloquium

The McDonough Military Association (MMA) hosts an event for McDonough School of Business military students to share their military experiences.

Ruggles Lecture Series
November 9, 2017 6PM
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater

The fifth annual Ruggles Lecture on Military Medicine will host RADM Brian Monahan, US Navy.

Law Center Veterans Day Reception
 November 10, 2017 3:30PM
Sports and Fitness GULC

Sponsored by the GULC Office of Development. RSVP link will be provided on the Military Law Society’s Facebook page.  

Main Campus Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception
November 13, 2017 3-5PM
White Gravenor Lawn

Celebrate Veterans Day with GUSVA, Hoya Battalion ROTC, and the campus community and keynote speaker former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. A reception hosted by the Office of the President will follow in Riggs Library.

A Conversation with Craig & Fred: Book Reading and Q&A
November 13, 2017 4:15-6PM
School of Continuing Studies Auditorium
RSVP here

The uplifting and unforgettable true story of the bond between a U.S. Marine and a stray dog he saved in an Afghanistan war zone, and their message of “stubborn positivity.”

Join alumnus Craig Grossi (SCS '16) for a reading from his new book, Craig & Fred, followed by a Q&A with the author. 
Attendees also have a chance to win a free copy of the book!

4:15-5PM—A conversation with Craig and Fred (Auditorium)
5-6PM—Book sale and signing with Craig and Fred (First Floor Lobby)

Baker Talk with Jenny Jacobs
November 13, 2017 5:30-7PM
Baker Living Room, Healy G-18

Join the Baker Center for Leadership and Governance and Women in Public Policy Initiative (WPPI) for a Baker Talk with Jenny Jacobs, Commander, U.S. Navy and current McCourt Executive Master in Policy Leadership student. Jenny will lead a small group discussion about her leadership experience in the military and how those lessons can be applied to a civilian career. Jenny has extensive experience with inter-agency collaboration and negotiation and is eager to discuss leadership issues with the campus community.
Refreshments and pizza will be provided. 

Honoring Veterans: A Special Look into Georgetown’s Military History
November 14, 2017 4-6PM
Booth Family Center for Special Collections

Archivist Lynn Conway and Assistant archivist Ann Galloway from Georgetown University Library will walk the guests trough some highlights of our collection capturing Georgetown’s military history and the students who have served. A light reception in the Murray Room. Kindly register here

Hiring Veterans Debunking the Myths
November 16, 2017 12-1PM
Arrupe Hall

In honor of Veteran's Day, IDEAA is collaborating with LeNaya Hezel, the Veterans Office Director to highlight the benefits of having Veterans in the workforce and debunking the myths that serve as barriers in recruiting, offering, and retaining Veterans in the workplace.

Georgetown Athletics Military Appreciation Football Game
November 18, 2017 1PM
Cooper Field

Show your Georgetown spirit at the Georgetown vs. Colgate Military Appreciation Football Game.
For entry, show your military ID and receive two free tickets to the game.

2017's Military Awareness Month was brought to you in Partnership with Office of the President, CNDLSCampus Ministry, Cawley Career Education CenterGeorgetown University School of MedicineGeorgetown School of Continuing Studies, Georgetown Law CenterHoya Battalion ROTC, Georgetown University Library, IDEAA, Georgetown AthleticsGeorgetown University Student Veterans AssociationMcDonough Military Association, Military Law SocietyCraig and Fred, and FourBlock.