Events



Welcome Back Veteran BBQ
September 11, 2014
11am-2pm
Adams Hall Lawn

Welcome back NIU Military Students!
Come meet the MSS staff, connect with fellow veterans, and enjoy a free BBQ lunch!

Air Force Birthday
September 18th

Known as the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed, the Air Force is also the largest and most technologically advanced air force in the world. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947.

 

MIA POW Recognition Day
September 19, 2014

Navy Birthday

October 13th
The United States Navy traces its origins to the Continental Navy, which the Continental Congress established on 13 October 1775.

 

Marine Corps Birthday

November 10th
The Marine Corps was founded to serve as an infantry unit aboard naval vessels and was responsible for the security of the ship and its crew by conducting offensive and defensive combat during boarding actions and defending the ship's officers from mutiny