Veterans Day

All badged Fermilab personnel are invited to attend a Fermilab Veterans Day flag raising ceremony at 8 a.m. CT on Friday, Nov. 11 at the Fermilab Fire Department on site 38 in Batavia. You can also view the ceremony via Zoom (Services log in required). Fermilab veterans will also be commemorating the day with lunch at a local restaurant.

Jeff Meisner holds the mic for his father Walter Meisner as he says a few words and receives his quilt, made by the Illinois Quilts of Valor Foundation, coordinated by Rita Pennington. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

Fermilab veterans and friends celebrated Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 9, in the Big Room at Building 327. Special guests included keynote speaker Allen Lynch, a recipient of the Vietnam Medal of Honor; Rita Pennington, Illinois coordinator of the Quilts of Valor Foundation; and Elaine A. McCusker, United States deputy undersecretary of defense.

Join the Fermilab’s Veterans Group as they host their 12th annual luncheon on Friday, Nov. 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Big Room – Building 327. All veterans in the Fermilab community, including employees, students, and contractors, as well as family and friends of veterans, are welcome to attend. SPECIAL GUESTS: • Keynote Speaker: Allen Lynch, Vietnam Medal of Honor recipient • Rita Pennington, Illinois Coordinator of the Quilts of Valor Foundation • Elaine A. McCusker, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) $5 Admission Tickets. The event will include…