Join University of Maryland Global Campus, November 11, 2022, at 10 a.m. ET
for a Special Veterans Day Ceremony

The Honorable
Michael A. Jackson

Maryland state senator

Michael A. Jackson is a former U.S. Marine and a lifelong public servant. Following a distinguished 22-year career with the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office, including eight years as sheriff, he was elected to the Maryland General Assembly in 2015. There, he represented Legislative District 27, serving on the Appropriations Committee, including as vice chair in 2020.

Technical Sergeant
Marvin E. Lazo
(U.S. Air Force)

Student Veteran of the Year

Technical Sergeant Lazo hails from Heidelberg, Germany; enlisted into the Air Force in November 2012, and currently serves as the Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of Dental Support Operations, 78 th Dental Flight, 78th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, 78th Medical Group, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.


Since 1947, University of Maryland Global Campus has proudly served adult students in the workforce and the military, in Maryland, across the country, and around the world.

Veteran and Military Programs at UMGC

UMGC is a top-ranked military
and veteran trusted school

UMGC designates scholarships for active-duty military, veterans, and military spouses and families

Commemorating Veterans Day

Commemorating Veterans Day

Advice from a U.S. Military Veteran

UMGC Veterans Day Photos over the Years

Additional Resources

Inspiring veterans, and preparing them for their next mission, one story at a time.

Serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.

Helping the UMGC military and veteran community pursue their education dreams