Military heroes honored at Kentucky State University’s Anna Clarke Veterans Recognition Assembly
Military veterans were celebrated and recognized during the Kentucky State University Anna Mac Clarke Veterans Recognition Assembly.
Charlie D. Jackson, football head coach at Kentucky State, served as the keynote speaker. Jackson, former United States Air Force captain, told audience members there’s a place for people of all backgrounds in the military.
“The reality is, people of all races, all colors, all religions, have fought for years and years and decades and decades,” Jackson said. “Enjoy the blessing that is your life.”
Mister and Miss Kentucky State University provided a welcome message. The king and queen are both affiliated with the military.
Cameron J. Galloway is a member of the United States National Guard and Kentucky State University’s ROTC program. Galloway will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in medical services in the Army National Guard in May 2021. Yasmine K. Harper has been a member of the United State Army Reserves since 2016.
Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II presented awards to retired Army lieutenant colonel Keith L. Jackson and to retired Army lieutenant colonel Dr. John C. Gregory.
President Brown hosted a grab-and-go luncheon for veterans in attendance.