A red stole rests on the back of a chair before the start of the MTSU Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Miller Education Center second-floor atrium. Graduating veterans will wear their stoles at commencement Saturday, Dec. 11, in Murphy Center. MTSU’s Daniels Veterans Center hosts stole ceremonies before the veterans graduate from the university. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

A red stole rests on the back of a chair before the start of the MTSU Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Miller Education Center second-floor atrium. Graduating veterans will wear their stoles at commencement Saturday, Dec. 11, in Murphy Center. MTSU’s Daniels Veterans Center hosts stole ceremonies before the veterans graduate from the university. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

A red stole rests on the back of a chair before the start of the MTSU Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Miller Education Center second-floor atrium. Graduating veterans will wear their stoles at commencement Saturday, Dec. 11, in Murphy Center. MTSU’s Daniels Veterans Center hosts stole ceremonies before the veterans graduate from the university. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

A red stole rests on the back of a chair before the start of the MTSU Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Miller Education Center second-floor atrium. Graduating veterans will wear their stoles at commencement Saturday, Dec. 11, in Murphy Center. MTSU’s Daniels Veterans Center hosts stole ceremonies before the veterans graduate from the university. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)