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Throughout November, AACC will recognize the sacrifices and contributions of our military families through a variety of visual displays, initiatives and events.

Nov. 1-30

Veterans Appreciation Exhibit

Visit the exhibit honoring the Military Family, second floor quad entrance, Andrew G. Truxal Library.


Nov. 2

Empty Bowls

Buy soup and a roll prepared by HCAT service-learning students for $10. Proceeds will benefit the food pantries in Student Engagement and the Military and Veterans Resource Center. Enjoy the soup and keep the bowl as a reminder that some bowls are always empty. This event is a lot of fun, for a good cause and will be held in the Student Union dining hall. The event is sponsored by the Center for Learning through Service.


Nov. 6-10

POW/MIA Table Displays

The tradition of setting a table for one to honor prisoners of war and missing comrades has been in place since the end of the Vietnam War. AACC will have settings displayed in the Arnold campus dining hall and the first floor entryway at AACC at Arundel Mills. A POW flag will be displayed on the first floor at GBTC.


Nov. 6-10

HOV (Honor Our Veterans) Lanes

Flags will line designated areas on campus.


Nov. 6-10

Vet Values

Campus vendors have special offers for military/veteran students

  • Hawk’s Nest Grill and Deli will provide a choice of free bag of chips, small coffee or fountain drink.  
  • AACC's Chick-Fil-A kiosk will provide a medium regular coffee, iced coffee or frosted coffee.
  • AACC’s Subway will provide free, 21-ounce fresh brewed iced tea or fountain drink, with a sandwich purchase.
  • AACC Bookstore will provide 20 percent off one item. All offers require proof of military service.

Those eligible should bring proof of their military service to the Military/Veteran Resource Center (LBRY 112) or Financial Aid Office (SSVC first floor), Nov. 6-10, to pick up their coupons.


Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

One-Stop Priority Advising/Submission of VA Certification

Early advising and preparation for early registration, submission of VA certification paper work. Military/Veteran Resource Center, Truxal Library Room 112.


Nov. 7, Noon-1 p.m.

Student Veterans of America, AACC Chapter, Meet and Greet

Get to know your fellow military and veteran students at the AACC Chapter of the Student Veterans of America (SVA) Meet 'n Greet. Military/Veteran Resource Center, Truxal Library, Room 112.


Nov. 9, 2 p.m.

Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception

AACC’s annual program begins at the Veteran Memorial Garden at the base of AACC’s west campus amphitheater. A military vehicle will be present on campus. A reception in the CALT atrium will follow. Rain location: CALT 100.


Nov. 17, 2-4 p.m.

Meet the Military Veteran Learner

This faculty and staff professional development workshop provides an overview of some of the unique needs and stressors than can impact the learning of active duty military, veterans, reservists, military spouses or family members.