Dartmouth honors veterans

Veterans Day: Duty, Honor, Service

News subtitle

At Dartmouth, remembering those who serve goes beyond a single day.


Dartmouth marks Veterans Day with traditional observances such as the formal flag drill and retreat, community events, and programming to broaden the community’s understanding of veterans’ lasting contributions to the College and the nation. At Dartmouth the impact and leadership of veterans past, present, and future can be seen everywhere. “Veterans Day is a day to remember those who have served. It’s a day to do what we should do every day of the year,” says President Emeritus James Wright, a Marine Corps veteran.

Dartmouth ROTC cadets lower the flag at Dartmouth College
Veterans Past, Present, and Future

Remembering those who served goes beyond a single day.

Images of 3 Dartmouth Veterans
Transitioning From Service to College

Three student veterans share how service has shaped their Dartmouth experience.

James Wright in his office
The Fierce Advocacy of James Wright

A new book, “War and American Life,” continues his work lifting up those who served.

Soldier looking through field equipment
ROTC Cadets Get Oriented

Cadets headed into the woods for basic navigation training. 

grid of Dartmouth veterans
Dartmouth Staff and Family Who Serve

See a slide show of staff and family members who have served. 

A portrait of President Philip J. Hanlon '77 standing outside
Letter from the President

President Philip J. Hanlon ’77  invites the community to celebrate our veterans.

Jim Wright shakes the hands of the servicemen at Fenway Park.
Public Speaking & Featured News

A roundup of news stories about James Wright and media appearances by the president emeritus.