Veterans Day

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…