Nov. 5-12, 2018

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Salute to Service T-shirt and coin

Each purchase of our offical T-shirt and coin supports our military community at ASU.

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Other ways to support our veterans

Many of us are unsure of how to be a part of Salute to Service. Here are a few ideas to help you honor a veteran you know or one you don't. 

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Stories of service 

Our Sun Devil service members and veterans have many powerful stories to share. 

In celebration of Veterans Day, Arizona State University proudly honors veterans and active members of the military with an annual series of events across the metro Phoenix campuses. 

The ASU community is invited to attend all of the Salute to Service events, which include military appreciation athletic events, performances, panel discussions and activities sponsored by student clubs.

ASU President Michael Crow’s 2017 Salute to Service message

Highlights from Salute to Service week 2017

In celebration of Veterans Day, ASU proudly honors veterans and active members of the military with an annual series of events on all campuses. The ASU community is invited to attend all of the Salute to Service events, which include military appreciation sports games, panel discussions, performances and more.

Salute to Service Football Game 2017

Sun Devil Athletics dedicated several games throughout the year to honor our nation’s military, including Football vs. Colorado. The Sun Devils' alternate "Brotherhood" football uniforms paid tribute to active U.S. military members and veterans, with a collaborative design from Sun Devil Athletics and the Pat Tillman foundation. 

2017 Legacy of Service

A U.S. Presidential Proclamation in 2012 called for the observance of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War from May 28 of that year to November 11, 2025. In support of the proclamation,

Arizona State University dedicates Salute to Service 2017 to the generation of men and women who bravely served in Vietnam.

This year’s theme — “Legacy of Service” — honors the devotion of the more than 3 million Americans who served during the conflict, and exalts the more than 58,000 who made the ultimate sacrifice. We also recognize the enduring legacy of all other patriots who have worn the nation’s uniform in peacetime and war — past and present — and their selfless families.

What you can do

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Arizona State University: Transitioning to Civilian Life

Transitioning to Civilian Life: Cliff Vellucci 

After a successful career in the Marine Corps, Cliff Vellucci returned to higher education to earn an education degree at Arizona State University. Now, as an assistant principal in an elementary school in Phoenix, Cliff continues his lifelong commitment to serve his community.