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UHCL Veterans Day Celebration

Join UHCL at our annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.. The event will take place at UHCL's Bayou Building, Atrium II, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.

Program Highlights

  • Keynote Speaker: John Boerstler, Executive Director, NextOp
    JohnJohn is Executive Director of NextOp a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Houston, Texas. John was named to his current position in March, 2015. In 1999, John enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he earned the rank of Sergeant. During his time serving our country, John’s overseas assignments took him to Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, Djibouti, and Kenya. John received an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps in 2007 and went on to complete his bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University and a Master in Public Administration degree from the University of Houston. Today, John has become a strong advocate for veterans, after working for a United States Congressman, two Mayors of Houston, the Lone Star Veterans Association, Wounded Warrior Project, Veteran Energy and now as the leader for NextOp which helps military transition in to energy careers.   

  • Presentation of Colors provided by Clear Lake High School Jr. Army ROTC
  • Complimentary refreshments at the conclusion of the program.

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