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POWER OF NAMES

Kevin Dempsey… Justin Ellsworth… Antoine Smith… Lance Thompson… Matt Ryan… William Miller… Bradley Parker… Daniel McDonald…

The litany of names began at 7 a.m. today. From a podium on the front steps of Bailey/Howe Library, speaker after speaker was scheduled to step to the microphone, joining together to read aloud the names of the 6,313 United States service members who have been killed overseas between 2001 and 2011. In front of the steps, 6,313 small U.S. flags were planted in the green, another memorial to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country. On this Veterans Day 2011, UVM was among 170 campuses nationwide taking part in Remembrance Day National Roll Call.

 

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