UCLA Veterans Day ceremony salutes those who served

UCLA leaders recognized the contributions and sacrifices of veterans. (photo by Todd Cheney/UCLA)

Ceremonies on Wilson Plaza provide the university community an opportunity to recognize their sacrifices

As Christopher Jones looked out into a crowd of veterans, military peers, family members and the public gathered at UCLA, he reflected on his life’s ethos, one definitively shaped by his service in the U.S. Navy.

“So, what does Veterans Day mean to me?” he asked, before pausing a moment. “It means honoring those who were brave enough to go before me, who were willing to fail, who were willing to learn and who were willing to pass those lessons on to me.

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