EMU renames center after Medal of Honor recipient

EMU renames center after Medal of Honor recipient


LEARN TO TRUST THEIR KNEE MOVEMENTS WITHOUT THE FEAR OF BEING INJURED.>>Devin: WELL, TODAY WE, OF COURSE, ALL PAUSE TO REMEMBER OUR VETERANS. FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA LEAVING A WREATH OF THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN AND EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, THEY OFFERED A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO A VIETNAM WAR HERO.>>THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO HONOR A VETERAN ON THIS DAY, HERE IN EASTERN MICHIGAN THEY ARE TRULY MAKING ONE VIETNAM VET’S DAY BY SIMPLY CHANGING A SIGN.>>HE RECEIVED HIGH HONORS WHEN PRESIDENT OBAMA AWARDED HIM THE MEDAL OF HONOR. AND THE VIETNAM WAR VET LED HELICOPTER FLIGHTS INTO ENEMY FIRE TO HELP RESCUE 44 SOLDIERS IN 1967. NOW, 49 YEARS LATER, HE GETS ANOTHER HONOR, THIS COMES FROM HIS ALMA MATER.>>WELL, IT’S A PARTICULAR HONOR BECAUSE HE HAS DEEP ROOTS HERE AT EASTERN. HE GRADUATED FROM HERE, AND TAUGHT HERE FOR YEARS AND REALLY A CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT OF HIS KRAER WAS THE AVIATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. HE LOVES EVERYTHING AVIATION.>>THE MILITARY AND VETERANS CENTER WILL NOW BE KNOWN AS THE CHARLES KELLO INJURY. AND HE WAS NOT ABLE TO BE HERE BECAUSE OF KNEE SURGERY.>>HE’LL LOOK FORWARD TO ONCE I EXPLAIN WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PLAQUE IT IS.>>THIS PLAQUE WILL GRACE THE WALLS OF THE CENTER AS A REMINDER OF HIS SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY AND EASTERN MICHIGAN.>>I HOPE THAT THEY WILL FEEL A SENSE OF PRIDE THAT OUR COUNTRY REALLY HAS COME TOGETHER AND RALLIES AROUND THE PEOPLE WHO PROTECT US EVERY DAY.>>SO FROM THIS DAY ON, ANYONE ENTERING OR LEAVING PIERCE HALL WILL NOW GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO STOP OFF AT THIS CENTER. REPORTING FROM EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, LOCAL 4.>>Devin: THAT’S REALLY GREAT. TOO BAD HE COULDN’T BE THERE, UNFORTUNATELY, BUT NO DOUBT THE

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