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Texas A&M Campus Muster Returns To Tradition

After two years of modified arrangements due to the pandemic, the Aggie Muster Committee says the campus ceremony is back in its traditional format.
By Texas A&M University Aggie Muster Committee April 11, 2022

candles being lit at Muster
At Muster, names of Aggies who have died in the past year are read, a family member or friend answers “Here” to show their loved one is present in spirit, and a candle is lit.

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The Aggie Muster Committee at Texas A&M University announces a return to a traditional Muster celebration and campus ceremony after two years of modified arrangements.

The 2022 Campus Muster will be Thursday, April 21 and will commence with the Flag Raising Ceremony at 7 a.m. in Academic Plaza in honor of the 50th year class reunion, the Class of 1972. This event, which is open to the public, will feature a performance of the “Aggie War Hymn” and “Spirit of Aggieland” by the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band.

The annual Reflections Display will be held in the Memorial Student Center Flag Room from 7 a.m. April 14 through noon April 21. This display is open to the public. All are encouraged to attend to see the poignant, physical memorials of the Aggies being honored on this year’s Campus Roll Call.

The annual Muster BBQ will return to Kyle Field Northeast Plaza on April 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will feature free BBQ from local vendors such as Cooper’s Old Time Pit BBQ, Fargo’s Pit BBQ, J. Cody’s BBQ and Rudy’s BBQ. In addition, there will be free entertainment from local country artist John Eustrom, the Aggie Wranglers, the Yell Leaders and a picture opportunity with Reveille. All members of the community and the Aggie Family are encouraged to attend the Muster BBQ for good food and even better camaraderie.

Events will conclude April 21 with the Campus Muster Ceremony in Reed Arena at 7 p.m.

“The Aggie Muster Committee is excited to, once again, have all of the community and the Aggie Family gathered together in Reed Arena,” committee members said.

This year’s ceremonial address will be conducted by General (Ret.) Mark A. Welsh III, USAF, dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service.

Seating for the ceremony is first-come-first-served with doors opening at 5 p.m. Parking for the public will be available in Lots 61, 74, 95, 97, 100A, 100B, 100C, 100D, 100E, 100J and 100M.

For those not able to attend the event in person, Campus Muster will be livestreamed on Muster Live and broadcast live on KAMU-TV.

For more information on the Muster BBQ, Campus Muster Ceremony or how to honor your loved one, visit More than 200 Musters will be held worldwide, each calling a different roll of names; learn more at and

Media contact: Lesley Henton,


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