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Veterans Day Celebration
November 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lourdes University offers a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, November 11 at 4 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The featured speaker is Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand, 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, at Toledo Express Airport. The event is free and open to the public.
Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand
Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand is a Chaplain at the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, located at Toledo Express Airport, Swanton, Ohio. The 180th is comprised of the Operations (F-16 Block 42), Maintenance, Medical and Mission Support Groups. Ch Dandurand serves as the acting Wing Chaplain for the 180th HC team; compised of one other chaplain and three Religious Affairs Airmen.
Chaplain Dandurand received a commission to the AF in August 2014; attending C.O.T. in February 2015. He has been a Roman Catholic priest for 24 years, serving five different pastoral settings: Parishes with elementary schools, a Parish with a Catholic High School, and as a director ofcollege campus ministry and chaplain of a Division I football program, serving the diverse spiritual and emotional needs of football players and coaches. He current serves as a full-time pastor at Holy Trinity Parish in Swanton Ohio; a parish comprised of approximately 900 famlies with a pre-K – 8th grade elementary school of 125 students.
For more information, contact Gary Bentley, MBA, Assistant Professor and Veteran Affairs Coordinator at email@example.com. Mr. Bentley is a retired Executive Officer of the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard.