UI honors 6 with Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Memorial Awards

The University of Iowa will honor six members of the armed forces for exceptional service to their country and the Hawkeye community on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

The ceremony, which starts at 5 p.m., will be emceed by Iowa State Representative and UI Alumnus Todd Prichard of Charles City, Iowa, who is a lieutenant colonel with the Army Reserve. Criteria for the award include a strong university connection, to have served honorably, military accomplishment, and service to their community.