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Pen and Sword

 Organization

Pen and Sword was a society at the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. It began in the 1950s to academically support military students, but faded away in the 1990s. There was an attempt to revive the organization in 2007, but as of 2016, Pen and Sword is not listed among the student organizations existing at UNO.

Source: O'Doherty, Colleeen. "Students attempt to re-form Pen and Sword organization to support troops." Gateway. March 6, 2007.

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Commemoration of the Retirement of Milo Bail Plaque, circa 1965

 Item — Box: Awards [5]
Scope and Contents The retirement ceremony of University of Omaha President Milo Bail is commemorated in this plaque that includes the remarks of then-Major DeReef Greene representing the Pen and Sword, which stressed the importance of education in the military and thanked Dr. Bail "for allowing bootstrappers to study at OU."