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Honoring W&L Veterans

Washington and Lee University held its annual Veterans Day gathering of staff, faculty, retirees and students in front of Lee Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

The event was organized by Mark Fontenot and Paul Burns, who presided over the ceremony. Both men offered prayers, and President Ken Ruscio ’76 made remarks.


  • James Bailey, guest of Paul Youngman
  • Russ Bailey, guest of Paul Youngman
  • Paul Burns, Safety Office
  • Jerry Clark, Facilities Management
  • Mark Fontenot, Facilities Management
  • Ted Hickman, Facilities Management
  • Dick Kuettner, Tucker Multimedia Center
  • Laurie Lipscomb, Retiree
  • Holt Merchant, Retiree
  • Bob Strong, Politics
  • Tom Tinsley, Information Technology Services
  • Chandra Winter ’18L, Law Student
  • Julie Youngman, Business Administration
  • Paul Youngman ’87, German