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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Host Joint Services Parade, Ceremony

May 5th, 2017

Story Contact: Jeff Sossamon, 573-882-3346,

By Molly Peterson

WHAT: The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program at the University of Missouri will host an inaugural Joint Services awards ceremony and parade to recognize individuals for their excellence in both military and academic performance. The ceremony will honor more than 300 cadets.

Prior to the ceremony, a parade beginning at the Francis Quad will take place. The parade will be led by cadets and will include Marching Mizzou.

Refreshments will be provided inside Jesse Hall following the ceremony.

WHO: The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Friday, May 5

WHERE: Francis Quadrangle, Jesse Hall, MU Campus