Memorial Day Ceremony and Operation Battle Born Kick Off


May. 26, 2023, 10am to 11am

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

UNLV Veterans Memorial (near Judy Bayley Theatre)


The UNLV Military & Veterans Services Center (MVSC) and the student-led Rebel Veterans Organization will host a Memorial Day ceremony outside the UNLV Veterans Memorial on campus (near Judy Bayley Theatre). The university community is invited to attend. 

The event will also mark the kick off for Operation Battle Born, an annual ceremonial ruck march to honor U.S. military service members who’ve fallen in action since 9/11. Over Memorial Day weekend, teams of UNLV student veterans and volunteers will take turns carrying military style backpacks, known as ruck sacks, 60 miles from Armargosa Valley to Las Vegas. The statewide event is held annually with Truckee Meadows Community College, whose student veterans and volunteers complete a similar march in Northern Nevada. 

Admission Information

This event is open to all.

Contact Information

UNLV Military & Veterans Service Center
Ross Bryant


Open to All