EWC to hold Veterans Day Celebration

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 • 1:37 pm

Eastern Wyoming College will honor veterans with a special celebration to be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm, in the Fine Arts Auditorium in Torrington, WY. The program is free and open to the public and will include guest speaker Nate Merrigan.

Nate Merrigan was born in Scottsbluff, NE. He earned his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry Branch on June 15, 2002, after graduation from Seattle University in Seattle, WA, with a Bachelor’s degree in History. He completed the U.S. Army Airborne School, and earned his Ranger Tab by graduating from the U.S. Army Ranger School. Upon completion of his training at Ft Benning, he was stationed at Ft Wainwright, Alaska. As part of the newly formed 172nd Stryker Brigade, he was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in August, 2005. During his service, Nate was promoted to the rank of Captain. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star medal for service, the Army Commendation Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, and Iraqi Campaign Medal. He resides in Scottsbluff, NE with his wife Beth and children, Eliana and Lewis.

EWC would like to honor all veterans and encourage all veterans and their families to attend this short program.
For more information about this special celebration please contact the EWC Library at 307.532.8210.

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