WHO: News editors, directors
WHAT: Southern Miss officials to announce initiative to honor active members of the military and veterans at home football game
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Aubrey K. Lucas Administration Building conference room
DETAILS: Southern Miss President Martha Saunders and Department of Athletics Director Richard Giannini, along with other university officials and invited guests, are scheduled to make a special announcement concerning a new initiative to pay tribute to active military and veterans during football season. Your coverage is invited.
CONTACT: David Tisdale, 601.266.4499,
About The University of Southern Mississippi
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