Medal of Honor Recognition Ceremony
Thursday, November 7, 2013
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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 universityâ€™s Medal of Honor Hall of Honor. A recognition ceremony is planned for Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Bethancourt Ballroom in the Memorial Student Center. The program is scheduled to include remarks by Sasser and several other notable speakers, including Judge Willie E.B. Blackmon, a 1973 Texas A&M graduate and recipient of the universityâ€™s distinguished alumnus award. Blackmon and Lt. Gen. Joe Weber USMC (Ret.), the universityâ€™s vice president for student affairs, spearheaded the effort to honor Sasser, with the full support of University President R. Bowen Loftin.
Room: Bethancourt Ballroom
Texas A&M University
Sherylon Carroll, Division of Marketing & Communications