5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of November 12

Chair of Honor

1. Chair At Kyle Field Sits Empty To Honor POW/MIA

Since World War II, more than 82,000 American soldiers remain missing in action, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. In honor of these and all American soldiers missing in action and held in captivity as prisoners of war, Texas A&M University has created the POW/MIA Chair of Honor at Kyle Field.

The Bonfire Memorial on the campus of Texas A&M University.

2. 19th Bonfire Memorial Sunday

Aggies will gather at the Bonfire Memorial on the campus of Texas A&M University Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2:42 a.m. for the Bonfire Remembrance Ceremony.

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 16: James Stavridis, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO moderates a panel talk at the 2018 Munich Security Conference on February 16, 2018 in Munich, Germany. The annual conference, which brings together political and defense leaders from across the globe, is taking place under heightened tensions between the USA, together with its western allies, and Russia. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images)

3. Bush School Center For Grand Strategy Kick Off To Feature 16th NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe

NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe, James Stavridis, will speak at the Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service to kick off the new Center for Grand Strategy (CGS). Stavridis will discuss the future of United States grand strategy.

Bike Friendly Universities

4. Texas A&M Designated Silver Bicycle Friendly By University League Of American Bicyclists

The League of American Bicyclists has honored Texas A&M University with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus.

 

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5. Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes will be held Nov. 21-23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. President Young has authorized the early release of nonessential personnel at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21.


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