University of Utah celebrates veterans

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The University of Utah honors 11 Utah veterans at its 20th annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the A. Ray Olpin Union Building ballroom. The annual tribute is part of a series of events throughout the week, including a panel discussion, a film screening, full dress military ceremony and a Veterans […]

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – The University of  Utah honored 11 Utah veterans at its 20th annual Veterans Day Ceremony Friday.

The ceremony was preceded by a bagpipe procession from the Marriott Library to the Union and ended with a 21-cannon salute.

The annual tribute is part of a series of events throughout the week, including a panel discussion, a film screening, full dress military ceremony and a Veterans Day football game.

Honorees:

  • David A. Dungan, pilot, Navy, Vietnam
  • Quayle W. Dutson, infantry officer, Army, Vietnam
  • James R. Fowler, flight surgeon, Navy, Vietnam
  • Ronald C. Fry, infantry officer/Special Forces, Army/UT ARNG, Kosovo, Afghanistan
  • Edwin “Jake” Garn, pilot, Navy/UT ANG, Vietnam
  • Deena D. Haag, apache pilot, UT ARNG, Afghanistan
  • John “Nick” Hansen, explosive ordnance disposal tech, Navy, Iraq
  • Robert A Lilly, Jr., pilot, Air Force, Vietnam
  • Christian A. Nelson, Jr., engineman, Navy, Vietnam
  • Verne T. Nelson, wireman, Marine Corps, Korea
  • Gayle B. Stewart, administration, Army, Vietnam/Korea

You can read more about them here

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