TAMIU Hosts Bravo Company Send Off Sunday
Texas A&M International University's Killam Library plaza will be
the site of a special sendoff ceremony Sunday at 4:30 p.m. for members
of The 3rd Battalion 141st Infantry of the Texas Army National Guard who
are deploying to Afghanistan.
Of the 55 soldiers deploying, most reside in Laredo and Hebbronville.
Some 12 are TAMIU students who will suspend their studies to serve.
First Lieutenant Alfredo Cavazos, who is helping to coordinate the event,
said it serves as an opportunity for the community to show its support.
"The intent of this ceremony is to provide an opportunity for the
soldier's extended families, friend, and community to show support for
the soldiers as they face a historic mission and great challenges in the
months ahead," Lt. Cavazos said.
The event is scheduled from 4:30-6:00 p.m. and the public is welcome
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