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Servicemen, women to be honored at Breakfast

Posted: Friday, October 25, 2013

Huntington University is celebrating past and present U.S. Military servicemen and women with a tribute during the Foundation Breakfast on Wednesday, November 6. The breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University and conclude by 9 a.m.

Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the adjutant general of Indiana, will give an update on the pre-mobilized training, deployment and redeployment of the Indiana Army and Air National Guard in support of the Global War on terrorism.

Umbarger began his career as an enlisted soldier for the Indiana Army National Guard in 1969.  He was commissioned as a second lieutenant, infantry branch, in June 1971 after graduating from the Indiana Military Academy as a distinguished military graduate. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the deputy commanding general (reserve component) for the United States Forces Command.

The Foundation Breakfast is open to the public. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary. All servicemen and women will be recognized and provided with a free breakfast.

RSVPs are requested for the breakfast but are not required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Barb Baker at (260) 359-4069 or bbaker@huntington.edu.