Wear your patriotic colors to Southern Arkansas University’s annual Veterans Day tribute from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019. The event will be held at the Reynolds Center, Grand Hall, on the University campus.

Dale Jordan - SAU

SAU alum Jack Dale Jordan will be the guest speaker. Born in Tyler, Texas, he graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1963 and attended for two years at SAU. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 1966 and served for seven years, attaining the rank of Infantry Captain. A helicopter pilot, he served two tours of duty in Vietnam. He served his second tour as an operations officer and a Department of the Army instructor pilot for H/Trp. 1/10th Cavalry. He received the following awards while in service: Three Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Bronze Star, 36 Air Medals (including one with V), and two Vietnamese Cross of Gallantries with Palm. For 18 years, he served as President of Jordan Health Services. He retired on December 31, 2005.

He is a lifetime member of the VFW and the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association. He and his wife, Jo, live in Pine Valley, Texas on Lake Cypress Springs.

According to the Press Release Miss SAU, Cait Light, will be in attendance to welcome veterans. Inspiring entertainment will be provided by talented SAU students and staff. Parking will be available in the Reynolds Center parking lot and shuttle service will be provided as needed.

For more information, contact Arvia Askew at 870-235-4012 or alaskew@saumag.edu.