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Veteran Alumni Organization

Welcome to the Veteran Alumni Organization


Mission: Provide camaraderie, networking and scholarship to current student veterans. Ensure that veteran alumni receive the care entitled to them. Support our fellow veteran alumni in all lawful ways and its alumni.

Did you get the latest edition of the Veteran Alumni Organization Newsletter, the Dr. Lauren Post Post?

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Upcoming Events


Operation: Pizza
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Date: April 23, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Celebrate graduating seniors with the Veteran Alumni Organization and the Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center!


Aztecs Keeping America's Promise
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Date: May 7, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Three SDSU students joined a mission searching for and finding missing American MIAs from World War II. Join us when these students discuss their experiences and present their research. 

View the complete SDSU Alumni calendar of events.

Supreme Sacrifice, Extraordinary Service


Profiles of SDSU Military Alumni


Completed in 2006 by historian and SDSU librarian Robert Fikes, this research paper includes profiles of the Aztecs listed on the SDSU War Memorial. It also includes profiles of notable SDSU military alumni, including a 4-star general in the Joint Chiefs of Staff and an admiral who commanded the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.

From the Archives


World War II San Diego State College Servicemen's Correspondence Collection, 1941-1945

Letter to Dr. Post
One of the letters to Dr. Post during WWII
This collection consists of letters received from servicemen, servicewomen, and their families during the Second World War.  It also includes letters sent to Lauren Post for his information in compiling the SDSC newsletter, San Diego State College Service Men's News Letter, which later changed its name to The Aztec News Letter. At the end of the war, The Aztec News Letter was circulated to over 3,000 service and homefront readers.