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BOISE -- Veterans were honored on the blue turf today at Boise State University.

The celebration was in honor of veterans past and present for their service to our country. The event was held in the south end zone of Bronco Stadium this morning.

The event included a presentation by the senior enlisted member of the 124th Fighter Wing of the Idaho Air National Guard.

During the 2012-13 academic year, more than 1,000 veterans attended Boise State University. Currently, 842 veterans are using some form of the GI Bill.

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