• Veterans Month Event: “So-called” Disabilities - The Last Stand of the United Spanish War Veterans

    Trevor Colbourn Hal: 203

    Dr. Barbara A. Gannon will talk about veterans of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars (1898-1902). Like other generations of veterans, these men created their own veterans’ organization, the United Spanish War Veterans. The generation of 1898 needed this organization during the Great Depression when Congress passed an economy act (1933) that reduced their disability pensions. The United Spanish War Veterans ...

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  • Veterans History Day

    Florida Masonic Home

    The UCF Community Veterans History Project is collecting, preserving and sharing stories of our nation’s heroes. In partnership with the Florida Masonic Home, the interview day will capture personal experiences of World War II, Korean and Vietnam veterans.

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