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Texas A&M Student Carries On Father’s Legacy After Helicopter Crash On Campus Claimed His Life

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Texas A&M University student Caitlyn Mitts says the feeling is bittersweet whenever she passes by Duncan Field, a grassy area on the south side of campus where the Corps of Cadets drills. It was there on Jan. 12, 2009 at about 3 p.m. that a Black Hawk helicopter flying a training mission crashed shortly after takeoff. Five people were inside the chopper when it went down, including Mitts’ father, 42-year-old Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Charles Mitts, who died from his injuries at a Houston hospital two days later.

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Texas A&M System joins the College Credit for Heroes Initiative

Updated: 10/08/2013 - COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 8, 2013 – The Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) College Credit for Heroes initiative reached a milestone today when TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Ronny Congleton and Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp jointly announced that the A&M System has joined College Credit for Heroes, a statewide program that seeks to maximize the award of college credits to veterans and service members for their military training. The announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the 5th Annual Military Friendly Symposium, hosted by Texas A&M University in College Station.

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Texas A&M To Add Medal Of Honor Recipient To Hall Of Honor In November

Updated: 10/08/2013 - COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 8, 2013 – Clarence E. Sasser, who was presented the Medal of Honor in 1969 for his service in Vietnam and subsequently attended Texas A&M University on a scholarship offered by then President James Earl Rudder, will have his name and likeness added to the university’s Medal of Honor Hall of Honor.

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StoryCorps Catalogs Aggie Veterans' Experiences

Updated: 09/26/2013 - Members of the Texas A&M family that have served their country have been taken part in a nationwide effort to record first-hand accounts of their experiences.

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G. Rollie White Bricks on Sale

Updated: 09/25/2013 - G. Rollie White Coliseum came tumbling down in recent weeks. Now, Aggies and Aggie fans have the chance to own pieces of it.

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Study Abroad Celebrates Historic 3,000-Plus Students In 2012-2013

Posted: 09/23/2013 - More than 3,000 Texas A&M University students registered for international experiences in 2012-13 ̶ breaking an historic milestone – and setting a new record for the university as officially tracked by the Study Abroad Programs Office. According to Pamela R. Matthews, vice provost for academic affairs, that is a record worth celebrating.

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A&M Celebrates 'Hallmark' Anniversary

Updated: 09/14/2013 - It's a milestone finally reached for Aggies; celebrating 50 years of inclusion at Texas A&M. Living and learning at a university that no longer defines people by what they look like.

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Record Number of Tailgaters Set Up Tent City on A&M Campus

Updated: 09/13/2013 - Finding the perfect spot to party before, during and after the game has gotten a lot harder. Now, those who don't want the hassle of setting up all the stuff that goes along with tailgating can hire pros to do it.

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12THMAN License Plate Sells for $115K at Auction

Updated: 09/13/2013 - How much would you pay for a license plate? It might depend on what the plate reads, but one driver will be sporting one that likely cost more than the vehicle that sports it.

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