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 university’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 university’s distinguished alumnus award. Blackmon and Lt. Gen. Joe Weber USMC (Ret.), the university’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