To the William Paterson University Community, Alumni and Friends

The Office of Veterans Affairs and Student Veterans Organization (SVO) of William Paterson University would like to invite you to our National Roll Call on November 11th.

This year's Veterans Day, or Remembrance Day as it was originally called, will mark the tenth anniversary of Post 9/11 combat. William Paterson University is one of 135 schools in 47 states to host a National Roll Call during which volunteers will be reading over 6,000 names of casualties in the two major theaters of combat – Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Included in this event will be fallen service-members family guest speakers, a running slide show of service-members killed in action from New Jersey, a color guard processional, and gospel choir performances.

Event Details

  • Where: William Paterson University Commons Ballrooms, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne NJ 07470
  • When: this is an all day event. Reading of names alphabetically will begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to read from the list of 6,000 names. if you are interested in participating: Click here to volunteer »

This event is sponsored by the NASPA Veterans Knowledge Community (VKC), Student Veterans of America (SVA), Student Veterans Organization (SVO), Office of Veterans Affairs at William Paterson University and Montclair State University, and funded by the William Paterson University Student Government Association.

For more information on this event go to wpunj.edu/veterans or call the Office of Veterans Affairs at 973.720.2323.

William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470     973-720-2323     butlerl@wpunj.edu