HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University is celebrating past and
present U.S. Military servicemen and women with a tribute during the Foundation Breakfast on Nov. 6.
General R. Martin Umbarger, the adjutant general of Indiana, will give
an update on the pre-mobilized training, deployment and redeployment of
the Indiana Army and Air National Guard in support of the Global War on
Umbarger began his career as an enlisted soldier for the
Indiana Army National Guard in 1969. He was commissioned as a second
lieutenant, infantry branch, in June 1971 after graduating from the
Indiana Military Academy as a distinguished military graduate. Prior to
his current assignment, he served as the deputy commanding general
(reserve component) for the United States Forces Command.
Foundation Breakfast is open to the public. It will begin at 7:45 a.m.
in the Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University and conclude by 9
a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free
courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary. All servicemen and women will be
recognized and provided with a free breakfast.
requested for the breakfast but are not required. For more information
or to RSVP, contact Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
breakfast is held on the second Wednesday of every month during the
school year. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.huntington.edu/foundation.
1938, the Huntington University Foundation has assisted Huntington
County residents who attend Huntington University through the annual
Huntington County Grant and endowed scholarships. The Foundation also
supports community arts events. The Foundation is celebrating its 75th
anniversary this year, and for this special occasion, is raising $75,000
to support student scholarships and grants.