NRCC Veterans Day Ceremony set

New River Community College NRCC Logo 500New River Community College Veterans Office will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m.  The event will be held on NRCC’s campus in Dublin in Edwards Hall, Room 117.

The program will include presentation of the colors and retiring of the flags by Pulaski VFW Post 1184 led by Captain Steve Wallen.  Music will be provided by the Radford High School Chamber Ensemble under the direction of Darren Goad.  Ryan Adams, NRCC veterans and dependents student services advisor and U.S. Army veteran; Barry Cox, NRCC industry training coordinator and U.S. Navy retiree; and Dr. Pat Huber, NRCC President, will represent the college during the ceremony.

Dr. Peter Anderson, NRCC vice president of instruction and student services and former U.S. Army Ranger and a war veteran, will serve aa the keynote speaker. Anderson earned a doctorate from Old Dominion University, a master’s degree from Radford University, a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech, and an associate degree from NRCC. Anderson is an 82nd Airborne Division “Operation Desert Storm” combat veteran.

The ceremony is free and open to NRCC students, faculty, staff and the public.  A reception with light refreshments will follow the ceremony.

For more information call the NRCC Veterans Office at (540)674-3693 or email