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At their service

November 08, 2011

Nearly 2,700 military veterans study and work at Ohio State. On Veterans Day, the university thanks them for their service.

At their service

Before she came to Ohio State, Sergeant Anna Rice spent eight years in the Army, including time in Iraq.

Rice, a senior studying psychology, is part of a larger community on campus: Nearly 2,700 students, faculty, and staff are military veterans. Last year, she served as president of Vets 4 Vets, an Ohio State student organization established to ease veterans' transitions to campus life.

"It's a community," Rice says. "It’s nice having people to relate to. We're not coming straight from high school. We’re kind of a different walk of life."

In honor of Veterans Day, here are some Ohio State resources and honors for military Buckeyes: