Student Veteran Events

9/11 Wreath [View Image]

2020 MSS – 9/11 Commemoration Event

Remembrance ceremony held for lives lost on September 11th, 2001. A huge thank you to the VFW Post 6364 for donating the wreath and for everyone who came out to support. Hosted by VCU Military Student Services, VCU Student Veterans Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6364.

Picture announcing where NatCon's 2021 will be held at. [View Image]

2020 MSS -- Student Veterans of America NatCon

VCU veteran students attending a Student Veterans of America NatCon meeting in Florida. This conference had thousands of other veteran students awarded for their success in higher education.

Students with Rudy Reyes posing with Student Veterans Association's flag [View Image]

2019 MSS -- Ram Reinforcement: Rudy Reyes by Student Veterans Association

Light circuit workout with Marine Recon Veteran and Fitness mentor Rudy Reyes (@realrudyreyes)

Students and Faculty celebrating Veterans Day [View Image]2019 MSS -- Give a Can Get a Plate

In recognition of Veterans Day, a ceremony was dedicated to fellow veterans. Students, faculty, and staff attended this event and donated canned foods.


Veteran students and Richmond veterans performing yoga poses. 2019 MSS -- Ground Down Rise Up  [View Image]

Ground Down Rise Up is an event where helpful services provide tips and mental help mechanisms for veterans transitioning life after the military. 

Student carrying military backpack by the Ram Horns. [View Image]2019 MSS -- 9/11 Commemoration

Commemoration ceremony held for the lives lost on September 11th, 2001. Hosted by VCU Military Student Services and VCU Student Veterans Association. 

Veterans standing in unity during flag ceremony.2019 MSS -- 'More than War' Stories & Travis Manion Legacy Project [View Image]

'More than War' stories is an event where veteran students gather together to share impactful military experiences in order to grow and develop. The Travis Manion Legacy project is a local community service project dedicated to helping Richmond veterans in need. 

Group picture with Wounded Warrior Project flag.2019 MSS -- Warrior Workouts [View Image]

Interval workout at the Cary Street Gym dedicated to the fallen troops and active military members.

VCU MSS staff and Reuban Rodriguez with Clay Mountcastle.2019 MSS -- VCU MSS Staff with Clay Mountcastle [View Image]

The staff of VCU Military Student Services attended the 64th Anniversary of the Virginia War Memorial. Stephen Ross, Director of MSS, gives his thanks to Charles Fishburne, Clay Mountcastle and everyone else who contributed to his son's memorial.