By JaRel Robinson
The DSU Veterans Af-fairs Office joined organi-zations nationwide that display the Military Hon-or Tree on Veteran’s Day in honor of the courage, commitment and dedi-cated service of the men and women in the Armed Forces.
The tree, displayed at the entrance of the Ad-ministration Building, uses symbolic colors to reinforce the important role the military plays in America’s democratic so-ciety.
Colored ribbons are available for members of the campus community to place on the tree dur-ing the holiday season.The ribbons’ symbolic colors support the goal of Veteran’s Day.
According to the Veter-an’s Affairs Office, yellow represents “genuine sup-port and thanks to all service members and veterans. Blue is used in honor of a family member/friend who is currently serving.White is in memory of a family member who gave their life in the line of duty.
Red represents that you are a DSU student, staff, faculty or community member currently serving or who has served.Purple is used in honor of Purple Heart recipients.Black recognizes some-one who was a Prisoner of War (POW) or Miss-ing in Action (MIA).”