Salute to Service - 2017 Events

ASU Veterans Memorial Wall Dedication Ceremony

The veterans chapter of the ASU Alumni Association invited ASU community members to the dedication of the ASU Veterans Memorial Wall, which honors the 134 ASU Alumni who died in service of our country.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Salute to Service Reception: Special 50th Year Remembrance of the Vietnam War

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and ASU’s Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement host a reception for ASU faculty and staff veterans and active duty military members as a thank you for your service and commitment to our great nation.

Salute to Service Interactive Military Experience

During Devils on Mill, ASU's football pre-game event, ASU Army ROTC provided an Army Adventure semi-truck featuring a M1A1 Abrams tank simulator, M-9 pistol Lasershot Target System, Explosive Ordnance Disposal robotic arm simulator, various flight simulators and many other interactive exhibits.

Veteran's Career Appreciation Mixer at Sparky's Touchdown Tailgate

Student veterans joined Sun Devil Nation three hours before kick-off at the biggest pre-game celebration in town to connect with ASU alumni and industry professionals who support veteran initiatives and programs.

Salute to Service: Sun Devil Football

Sun Devil Athletics dedicates several games throughout the year to honor our nation’s military, including Football vs. Colorado.

Free Film Screening: “Tidewater”

"Tidewater" explores the challenge of sea level rise in the tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our overall national security.

Microgrids: Hands-on Integration and Testing

Hosted by the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the Army Reserve, these hands-on tutorials display basics in circuitry for solar-storage systems, hybrid microgrid setup and commissioning, operation and dispatch, asset-level performance (solar, storage, generator), system-level performance (e.g., fuel reduction), safety, and monitoring and control.

Pave the Way: Mental Health Summit

A night dedicated to providing knowledge and empowering those about the importance of mental health, "Pave The Way: Mental Health Summit" is about educating our community (both on and off campus) by providing various resources from local organizations across the valley.

Salute to Service: Veterans Brunch

The Undergraduate Student Government at the Polytechnic campus hosts a Veterans Brunch as part of Salute to Service.

Salute to Service Panel Discussion – America's Military: What Does it Mean to Serve?

Arizona senior enlisted advisers share how military and civilian leadership is built on the same foundation — we all share the right and responsibility to serve our nation.

Salute to Service Panel Discussion – America's Military: Meeting the National Security Challenges of Today and Tomorrow

Arizona commanding officers discuss how Active Duty Military, Reserve and National Guard service members respond to challenges and changes in today’s and tomorrow’s environments.

Supper with the Service

Attendees heard from veterans of various wars and conflicts as well as from men and women who are currently serving in the armed forces and as first responders.

Honor Classic Powerlifting Meet

Hosted by the Sun Devil Fitness Complex, the Honor Classic Powerlifting Meet was the close-out event for Salute to Service Week.

Festival of the West Devils

A festival celebrating the West campus community with a lots of student clubs, student services and a special emphasis on the service men and women that are Sun Devils and part of our West campus and ASU community.

ASU Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble: "Echoes of War"

Gary W. Hill and Jason Caslor conduct the Arizona State University Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble in "Echoes of War."

The Vietnam War and War Journalism

Arizona PBS hosted a screening of highlights from the 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series, "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. After the screening there was a panel discussion.

Russian Machinations, Political Gridlock and other Challenges to U.S. Democratic Systems

Members of the ASU community and the general public were invited to attend this dinner event to hear General (ret) Philip "Phil" Breedlove speak on the current assessment of Russia, U.S. political gridlock and ways to move forward.

Native American Heritage Festival featuring the 17th Annual Veterans Day Traditional Pow Wow

The Native American Heritage Festival featuring the 17th Annual Veterans Day Weekend Traditional Pow Wow celebrates Native American heritage and honors the contributions of all U.S. veterans.

Salute to Service Flag Football Tournament

Student veterans from the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and cadets and midshipmen from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine ROTC units will compete to take home the coveted Dean's Cup.

Salute to Service: Sun Devil Hockey

Sun Devil Athletics dedicates several games throughout the year to honor our nation’s military, including Hockey vs. Alabama-Hunstville.

Salute to Service: Sun Devil Men's Basketball

Sun Devil Athletics dedicates several games throughout the year to honor our nation’s military, including Men’s Basketball vs. Idaho State.

Salute to Service: Sun Devil Women's Basketball

Sun Devil Athletics dedicates several games throughout the year to honor our nation’s military, including Women’s Basketball vs. Ut-San Antonio.

Salute to Service: Sun Devil Volleyball

Sun Devil Athletics dedicates several games throughout the year to honor our nation’s military, including Volleyball vs. Oregon State.

Exhibits

Vietnam A Window to War
Nov. 8 - Dec. 13
Photos and items collected by James R. Thompson while serving with the U.S. Army in South Vietnam. View the display in the Fletcher Library at the West campus, third floor.

Remembering Our Fallen From Arizona
A traveling photo memorial of Arizona fallen on display in the Fletcher Library at the West campus, third floor.

Community events

HEROZONA
Celebrating America's veterans in Arizona.

Army Sustainability Conference
This Army Reserve Mission Resilience and Sustainability Training is being held at ASU.

Tempe Veterans Day Parade

Arizona Roadmap Hiring Event, Phoenix Convention Center
Open to all service members, veterans and family members, this event is not only a traditional job fair but a hiring event where job seekers can potentially have interviews at the event.

East Valley Veterans Day Parade

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade