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Photo: Army ROTC cadets, faces obscured, hold Golden Memory Book, showing two pages for Aggies lost in war

135 flags, 135 names

The flags will be on the Quad and the names in the Golden Memory Book will be read at the ceremony just across the way on the Memorial Union's South Patio, at 5 p.m. Thursday (May 21). All are invited to this annual tribute to Aggie soldiers, sailors and Marines who gave their lives in military service. [ More… ]


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