Serving the Penn State Military Community

Our vision is that Penn State will be widely recognized and emulated as the example of what higher education can do to support and address the needs of our nation’s armed forces, veterans and their families.


Committed to education and service

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the College of Health and Human Development is sharing the stories of its students and alumni who balanced military service while earning their degrees, and how the experience has impacted their lives. IMAGE: Penn State Taylor Sapp served as...

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Veterans honored at campus events

  Penn State welcomed and honored Military Veterans at events held on the University Park campus the morning of Nov. 12. Jesse Hamilton, a trumpet player in the Penn State Blue Band, performed Taps at the conclusion of a Veterans Day ceremony held at Old Main on...

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Veterans Day Ceremony to take place Nov. 12 at Old Main

November 06, 2018 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — On Nov. 12, the Penn State Student Veteran Organization will host a Veterans Day Ceremony from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on the front steps of Old Main at University Park campus to honor and thank all who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces....

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Penn State to host third annual Freedom 5k for PTSD run Nov. 11

November 01, 2018 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The third annual Freedom 5k for PTSD run will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, as part of Penn State’s Military Appreciation Week. The Freedom 5k for PTSD — organized by the Penn State Aerospace Studies Student Organization — will...

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Moving forward with vision and leadership

As part of Military Appreciation Day, you can help us say “thank you” to those who have served by giving them a game-day experience they’ll never forget.


Thank you for your support! Special programs benefiting military personnel at Penn State. Game tickets provided to honorees including active or reserve U.S. military service members, veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Gold Star families residing in Pennsylvania. Presentations before and during the game honoring our military. A Military Appreciation tailgate before the game. Your gift will help to fund Penn State Military Service Members.

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