May 6, 2024

VUMC Veteran’s Resource Group hosts several events in observance of Memorial Day

VUMC’s Veteran’s Resource Group (VRG) is hosting several events in observance of Memorial Day.

A Memorial Day Discussion: Memories of Vanderbilt in WWII with Chris Ryland, Curator of the History of Medicine Collections and Archives at Vanderbilt University. May 21, 2024, noon-1 p.m., via Teams,

Remembering the Vanderbilt 300th General Hospital and the people that were part of the Vanderbilt unit in WWII.

History of Vanderbilt and Military Medicine | VUMC Military Civilian Programs

The POW/MIA Table: A place setting for one, A table for all: May 23-28 | POW/MIA Tables remind us of those fallen, missing, or imprisoned U.S. Military Service Members.  POW/MIA tables will be on display at Vanderbilt Health locations to include VUMC’s Hospital Cafeteria, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Food Court, One Hundred Oaks, Tullahoma, and Wilson County.

Poppy Day: Pick up your red poppy at the VRG table during the VUMC Farmers’ Market. May 23 noon-3:30 p.m. Wear your poppy on National Poppy Day, May 24, Memorial Day, May 27, or all through the Memorial Day weekend to honor the fallen and support the living who have worn our nation’s uniform.

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