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Press Registration Open for Student Veterans of America's 7th Annual National Conference

**January 8-11, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas**

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Registration is now open to credentialed journalists planning to attend Student Veterans of America's (SVA) 7th National Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

When: January 8-11, 2015


Media Pre-Registration: All members of the media are required to register in advance of the 2015 National Conference. For media registration click here

The National Conference is held annually and features dozens of breakout sessions, workshops, key lectures and educational programs. The conference also highlights accomplishments from the preceding year, officer meetings, award presentations, and the Student Council confirmation vote.

1,000 student veterans, veteran groups, corporate, community, military and higher education leaders are expected to attend the National Conference with the goal of developing student veteran groups to create a network of resources, ideas and support with a focus on this year's theme, "Today's Investment is Tomorrow's Capital."

Special guests scheduled to attend include:

  • Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs

  • Dr. Carolyn Clancy M.D. - Under Secretary for Health for the Department of Veterans Affairs

  • General George W. Casey Jr., USA (Ret); 36th Chief of Staff of the US Army, Member of the SVA Board of Directors

  • Chris Cortez, Vice President of Military Affairs, Microsoft; Maj Gen USMC Ret.

  • Joe Gainey, SGM, USA Ret.; First Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

  • Kyle Carpenter, Cpl USMC Ret; Medal of Honor recipient; Student Veteran at the University of South Carolina

  • Shoshana Johnson, Former Specialist, US Army; First African-American female prisoner of war

Members of the press interested in scheduling on-site interviews, should contact Jessica Coscia at, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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