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Salute to World War II

This program, held in 2009, presented the opportunity to hear the inspiring stories of sacrifice, courage, and loyalty to our country as told by World War II veterans of West Virginia.

Ceremony and Presentations Included:

  • Presentation of Color Guard :
    West Virginia University Army ROTC
  • The singing of the National Anthem:
    Senior Music Majors from the WVU College of Creative Arts
  • Opening remarks from the Interim Chair of the Curriculum & Instruction/Literacy Studies Department, Joy Faini Saab, as well as the CDCE program director, Robert A. Waterson
  • The viewing of a Documentary Film concerning the inspiring stories of WV World War II Veterans
  • Introduction of Honored Guests
  • “A Salute to Members of the Greatest Generation” Civitas Society Award Presentation
  • Student and Teacher Presentations
View the video, below, to hear the opening remarks for the program.