Join us in sharing a special thank you to our Active Service Members, Veterans and their Families.
Click HERE to write a note of Thank You and Appreciation.
Your message will appear on this page as well as in a collage of art work to be displayed in the Military & Veteran Services Office.
Words can't express my appreciation for your service, whatever your role, to our country. Because of you I enjoy freedoms that no other country offers. From the bottom of my heart, I thank God for you. – Kim Womack, Academic Affairs
You are appreciated <3 – A Daughter of a Vet
Thank you for your service and dedication to our country! UR appreciated! – Rachel & Geoff Roche, Bulldog Athletics
Thank you for serving our country and ensuring the safety and security of this nation. You are a hero in my eyes! – Jennifer Guzman, School of Business, Campus Services
Thank you for preserving our democracy. – Josephine Mayer
Thank you for all the amazing freedoms we get to enjoy. With respect, honor, and gratitude, thank you Veterans! – Leeann Gonzales, School of Business
Heartfelt thanks for your service!! May God bless and keep you and your families. – Lauri Grier, President’s Office
Thank you for your bravery, your strength, your love of country, and your sacrifice. You are the reason that we can enjoy the freedoms we have today. I will forever be grateful for your service. – Wendy Everhart
Thank you all — of various colors and creeds — for your selfless service to the country. – Pani Chakrapani, Computer Science Program, CAS
Thank you to our Veterans and Active Duty for protecting our great nation! We appreciate you and your service in keeping us free. God Bless you! – Bruce Solorio
Thank you for the sacrifices you have made and the service you have provided for all Americans. – Erin Lee, Military & Veteran Services
Here's a salute for all you Veterans, Reservists, and Active Duty Service Members. There are more of us than most people realize - one in twenty Americans served, and one in eight Americans are family members. Be sure to acknowledge the Veterans in your life more than just once a year. – Charlie Frye, MSGIS
Thank you for stepping up. Hope you and those around you are thriving. – L Martini-Saliers, School of Business
Thank you for your devotion and service to our country. No matter what you have gone through or are continuing to experience, know that you are loved and you are never alone. – Ryuko Novak-Murano, CAS (Environmental Science)
Thank you for your service! Your sacrifices do not go unnoticed and we are proud of you. – Savannah Spiess
Thank you for all you do to keep our country safe and allow us to enjoy our many freedoms that we take for granted! – Julie Byers, Community Service Learning
Your service to the greatest Country in the world is very much appreciated. Thank you and God Bless you and your family! – Debbie Clark, Provost Office
Thank you for all of your sacrifices and for being our heroes. We appreciate you! – Dee J.
I want to thank all of the wonderful Veterans that call themselves Americans, because they stood for no political party, person, or agenda, yet they enlisted to protect the Land they call home, the freedoms and democracy it is meant to stand for; we honor your sacrifice, every service man/woman that has served in present or past, thank you for protecting our peace, and I hope and pray that as a Nation we could continue to honor that sacrifice by protecting those truths, and making sure the people we elect to serve the people of America, also serve with the same integrity the service men/women do. Thank you! – Sergio Zamora, Department of Education
Thank you for your service and keeping us safe and free! – Andy Flores, Public Safety
Thank you so much for your service and for all that you do to support our nation! – Tamara Josseramd, Advancement
You are loved and appreciated! You are the reason we are free and safe. My deepest gratitude to you and your family. – Kristii MacEwen
My brothers and sister in arms; I want to pause today to say Thank You to you and your families many times over again for answering the nation's call to serve. – Monique Pope, Military & Veteran Services
Thank you for the many sacrifices you have made to serve our country. You are so valuable. May God continue to protect you. – Mark Correa, Alumni
Thank you for your service! We appreciate you! – Mika Ono, University Communications
Thank you for everything you do and for keeping our country safe! Stay happy, healthy, and prosperous <3 – Dylan Smith
Your time, dedication, and service to our Armed Forces is appreciated and respected by many. You and your loved ones give/gave so much when you became part of the United States Military Community and you deserve recognition for these sacrifices and dedication. Thank you! – Janet Thorson
When duty came knocking, you were the one to answer. You gave yourself to this beautiful country. You worked hour after hour to preserve her freedom. No matter what, you will always mean the most to me. From one military family to another, thank you! – Ryan Gallardo
Thank you for your service and sacrifices of time and efforts that made us feel always safe and secured, on this special day we salute you and wish you to be all safe too. – Hany Barsoum, MBA Student
Thank you for your service, your sacrifice, and all that you make possible for this great country. – Emily Baker, MVS & SFS
Thank you all for serving and working so hard to keep us all safe at home! We hope you all stay safe too and have an amazing day! – Cyrus Pourhosseini
Thank you for your courage and bravery!! Happy Veteran’s Day! – Shontay Brown, School of Education
Thank you for your service and dedication. You are appreciated! – Kady Wood
Thank you for your sacrifice and dedication to the place we call home. – Andrea Terrones
To all Veterans, I thank you for your service, past and present. I wish you all the best! – Melissa Modesitt, Study Away Office
Thank you so much for your service! I really appreciate it, and you deserve a day to be recognized. – Garrett Mitchell
Thank you for your service and our freedom❤️🇺🇸💙 – Stacy Paul, University of Redlands Parent
A special thank you to all my fellow veterans, their supporting loved ones, and the institutions that support and appreciate the efforts of servicemembers. – Anthony Butler
Thank you so much for your service to our country. I know there were many sacrifices you, your families, and your military friends made for us. We have an amazing country and are able to keep our freedoms because of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! – Krystal Roberts, UofR Alumna and Department Coordinator Business Administration Management, CAS
Thank you for your selfless service and your generous commitment to our great country! – Nancy Svenson, Graduate & Professional Enrollment
Thank you for the sacrifices that you all made and are making - Active Service Men and Women, Veterans, and Military Families. I don't ever want to take what you have done, nor what I have (freedom) for granted - I am grateful and I honor and respect your commitment to the country we share. – Amy Wilms, Academic Success & Disability Services
Thank you for being a HERO!! – Danny Felix, University of Redlands
As an Air Force dependent, I am grateful to all the Active Service men and women, and Veterans for keeping us safe during times of war and peace. – Denise Spencer, CAS
Thank you to all of our active military and veterans who give so selflessly, so that we may live freely. – Kristin Grammer
Thank you to you and your families for your service. – Leonette Abbey, Administrative Services
It's hard to avoid clichés as a civilian offering a thank you to service members. We're completely clueless as to sheer level of courage and selflessness you have. A thank you note pales in comparison to what you've done. But, I also feel compelled to say it. Because I am so truly thankful. Thank you for all you've done and given. – Thomas Guzowski – Office of Career and Professional Development
Thank you so much for your service to our country. It is very much appreciated. I'm the daughter of a Marine and remember well how hard it is to be the family of a service member. Thank you to your family as well. – Heather Lambeth, School of Education
Thank you for your service to our country, now and always it will be truly appreciated and respected. – Gloria Aguilar, School of Business
Thank you to the men and women that serve and defend our country! – Sylvia Guillen, School of Education
MESSAGE FOR STUDENTS IN RECEIPT OF POST 9/11 GI BILL®
S.3503 into law on March 21, 2020 - extended to December 21, 2021
With the passage of H.R.8337 - Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act, the special COVID rules have been extended. Post 9/11 GI Bill students who pursue resident courses converted to an online modality solely due to COVID 19 will continue to receive the Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) rate for resident training. The law only authorizes this special authority from March 01, 2020, to December 21, 2021. The new law applies equally to current and new students enrolled in the converted courses.
AS A REMINDER:
Only converted courses - online courses cannot be paid as resident courses.
The Military and Veterans Department provides military members, veterans, and their families with the highest level of support, dedication, and services in order to ensure they achieve their educational goals in a supportive environment with adequate and appropriate resources and support staff.