LSU cancels Veteran’s Day Ceremony due to weather


LSU Campus Life

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The rainy weather is forcing LSU to change its plans for Veterans Day.

A ceremony was scheduled to take place at Memorial Oak Grove.

There is one more ceremony scheduled at LSU to honor veterans.

There is an induction ceremony for the Hall of Honor for LSU Distinguished Military Alumni at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13.

The ceremony is expected to begin at 9 a.m. with these distinguished guests expected to attend:

  • Congressman Garret Graves
  • President William F. Tate
  • Commandant Lt. Col. Lisa O’Neil

LSU is providing a list of the inductees below:

Inductees include the late James Durwood Bogan, lieutenant junior grade, U.S. Navy; the late James Perry Cole, colonel, U.S. Army; W. Henson Moore, of Baton Rouge, captain, U.S. Army; the late Joseph Yoshijero Nagata, staff sergeant, U.S. Army; the late William Wilson Peters, major, U.S. Army; Joseph John Besselman III, of Montgomery, Ala., lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army; Dr. James Warren Christopher, of Mandeville, La., commander, U.S. Navy; and the late Willis Beals Scudder, retired colonel, U.S. Army.

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