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A Few Good Men is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore, with Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, Wolfgang Bodison, James Marshall, J. T. Walsh and Kiefer Sutherland in supporting roles.
A tenured appointment is an indefinite academic appointment that can be terminated only for cause or under extraordinary circumstances, such as financial exigency or program discontinuation.
An academic term (or simply "term") is a portion of an academic year, the time during which an educational institution holds classes.
The ACT (originally an abbreviation of American College Testing) Name changed in 1996.
Aggie Bonfire was a long-standing annual tradition at Texas A&M University as part of the college rivalry with the University of Texas at Austin.
An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
Alpha Chi Omega (ΑΧΩ, also known as Alpha Chi or A Chi O) is a women's fraternity founded on October 15, 1885.
Alpha Delta Pi (ΑΔΠ or ADPi) is a National Panhellenic sorority founded on May 15, 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia.
Alpha Kappa Alpha (ΑΚΑ) is a Greek-lettered sorority, the first established by African-American college women.
Alpha Tau Omega (ΑΤΩ), commonly known as ATO, is an American social fraternity founded at the Virginia Military Institute in 1865.
An alumnus ((masculine), an alumna ((feminine), or an alumnum ((gender-neutral) of a college, university, or other school is a former student. The word is Latin and simply means student. The plural is alumni for men and mixed groups and alumnae for women. The term is often mistakenly thought of as synonymous with "graduate," but they are not synonyms; one can be an alumnus without graduating. (Burt Reynolds, alumnus but not graduate of Florida State, is an example.) An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
American Scientist (informally abbreviated AmSci) is an American bimonthly science and technology magazine published since 1913 by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the administrative action and concept in international law relating to the forcible transition of one state's territory by another state.
The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a binational organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and higher education organizations.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, is a center for ophthalmic care, research, and education.
The Battle of Corregidor (Filipino: Labanan sa Corregidor), fought May 5–6, 1942, was the culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II.
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II which occurred between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.
The Battle of San Jacinto, fought on April 21, 1836, in present-day Harris County, Texas, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution.
The Battle of the Brazos was the official collegiate sports rivalry between the Baylor Bears and Texas A&M Aggies.
Baylor University (BU) is a private Christian university in Waco, Texas.
Paul William "Bear" Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach.
General Bernard Adolph Schriever (September 14, 1910 – June 20, 2005), also known as Bennie Schriever, was a United States Air Force general.
Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ), commonly known as Beta, is a North American social fraternity that was founded in 1839 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
The Big 12 Conference is a ten-school collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Irving, Texas.
William Hose Flores, Sr. (born February 25, 1954), is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2011.
William Joseph Kennedy Jr. (born February 2, 1964) is the head men's basketball coach at Texas A&M University.
Blinn College is a two-year academic institution based in Brenham, Texas, with campuses in Brenham, Bryan, Schulenburg, and Sealy.
The Boer goat is a breed of goat that was developed in South Africa in the early 1900s for meat production.
Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.
In North America, a bowl game is one of a number of post-season college football games that are primarily played by teams belonging to the NCAA's Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
Brazos County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
The Brazos Valley is a region in the U.S. state of Texas (a subsection of the larger Central Texas region) consisting of the counties of Brazos, Burleson, and Robertson (which collectively comprise the Bryan–College Station metropolitan area), and the neighboring counties of Grimes, Leon, Madison, and Washington.
Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) is a senior rank in the armed forces.
Bryan Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force base located just west of Bryan, Texas.
Bryan is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States.
Bryan–College Station is a metropolitan area centering on the twin cities of Bryan and College Station in the Brazos Valley region of Texas.
The bugle is one of the simplest brass instruments, having no valves or other pitch-altering devices.
The Bush School of Government and Public Service is a graduate college of Texas A&M University.
The campus of Texas A&M University, also known as Aggieland, is situated in College Station, Texas, United States.
The Carnegie Unit and the Student Hour are strictly time-based references for measuring educational attainment used by American universities and colleges; the Carnegie Unit assesses secondary school attainment, and the Student Hour, derived from the Carnegie Unit, assesses collegiate attainment.
Castiglion Fiorentino is a small, walled city in eastern Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Arezzo, between the cities of Arezzo and Cortona.
The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus or Felis catus) is a small, typically furry, carnivorous mammal.
CBSSports.com (formerly CBS SportsLine.com and SportsLine USA) is an American sports news website operated by the CBS Interactive division of CBS Corporation.
Centre College is a private liberal arts college located in Danville, Kentucky, a community of approximately 16,000 in Boyle County, about 35 miles (55 km) south of Lexington, Kentucky.
Charles Edward Toberman (February 23, 1880 – November 10, 1981) was a real estate developer and stenographer who was known as "Mr.
Chi Omega (ΧΩ) is a women's fraternity and the largest member of the National Panhellenic Conference, the umbrella organization of 26 women's fraternities.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Edward Charles Knoblauch (born July 7, 1968) is an American former professional baseball player.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, and railways.
Clarence Eugene Sasser (born September 12, 1947) is a former United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Cloning is the process of producing genetically identical individuals of an organism either naturally or artificially.
College Board is an American non-profit organization that was formed in December 1899 as the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) to expand access to higher education.
College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.
Pairs of schools, colleges and universities, especially when they are close to each other either geographically or in their areas of specialization, often establish a college rivalry with each other over the years.
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle.
A college town or university town is a community (often a separate town or city, but in some cases a town/city neighborhood or a district) that is dominated by its university population.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (the National Council of Science and Technology) (abbreviated CONACYT) is Mexico's entity in charge of the promotion of scientific and technological activities, setting government policies for these matters, and granting scholarships for postgraduate studies.
American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.
The Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) (Consorcio para la Colaboración de la Educación Superior en América del Norte, Consortium pour la collaboration dans l'enseignement supérieur en Amérique du Nord) is a non-profit membership organization which advises and connects higher education institutions interested in establishing or strengthening academic collaborative programs in the North American region.
The Constitution of the State of Texas is the document that describes the structure and function of the government of the U.S. state of Texas.
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a U.S. federal government agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, Senior Corps, and other national service initiatives.
Corregidor Island, locally called Isla ng Corregidor, is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
Courage Under Fire is a 1996 American war film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington and Meg Ryan.
The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
Dana Xenophon Bible (October 8, 1891 – January 19, 1980) was an American football player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator.
Damieon Dante Hall (born September 20, 1978) is a former American football return specialist and wide receiver who played nine seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
Dat Tan Nguyen (Nguyễn Tấn Đạt) (born September 25, 1975) is a former football player, who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons.
David Allen Johnson (born January 30, 1943) is an American former professional baseball player and manager.
Delta Delta Delta (ΔΔΔ), also known as Tri Delta and Tri-Delt, is an international sorority founded on November 27, 1888 at Boston University by Sarah Ida Shaw, Eleanor Dorcas Pond, Isabel Morgan Breed and Florence Isabelle Stewart.
Delta Gamma (ΔΓ), commonly known as DG, is a women's fraternity in the United States and Canada with over 245,000 initiated members.
Delta Kappa Epsilon (ΔΚΕ), commonly known as DKE or Deke, is one of the oldest North American fraternities, with 56 active chapters across America and Canada.
Delta Sigma Theta (ΔΣΘ; sometimes abbreviated Deltas or DST) is a Greek-lettered sorority of college-educated women dedicated to public service with an emphasis on programs that target the African American community.
Delta Tau Delta (ΔΤΔ), commonly known as DTD or Delt, is a United States-based international Greek letter college fraternity.
Delta Zeta (ΔΖ) is an international college sorority founded on October 24, 1902, at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Dennis J. Allen (born September 22, 1972) is an American football coach who is the defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL).
The Denver Broncos are a professional American football club based in Denver, Colorado.
The terms "designated driver" and "designated driving" (commonly known as DD), refer to the selection of a person who remains sober as the responsible driver of a vehicle whilst others have been allowed to drink alcoholic beverages.
The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Dixie Classic was a post-season college football bowl game played at Fair Park Stadium in Dallas, Texas, following the 1921, 1924, and 1933 seasons.
Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.
The College of Engineering is the engineering school of Texas A&M University in College Station and is home to more than 15,000 engineering students in 14 departments.
Eduardo Castro-Wright is the former Vice Chairman and CEO of the Walmart’s Global eCommerce and Global Sourcing businesses, he retired on July 1, 2012.
Education City is an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.
El Capitan Theatre is a fully restored movie palace at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.
Electrical engineering is a professional engineering discipline that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.
The Electronics Training Program (ETP) was the name commonly used for an unusual, difficult, and selective training activity of the United States Navy during World War II (WWII).
Eli Lamar Whiteley (December 10, 1913 – December 2, 1986) was a former infantry captain in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for valor in World War II, for his actions in Sigolsheim, France in 1944.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
In the United States, a farm-to-market road or ranch-to-market road (sometimes farm road or ranch road for short) is a state road or county road that connects rural or agricultural areas to market towns.
The Fightin' Texas Aggie Band (also known as the Noble Men of Kyle or just the Aggie Band) is the official marching band of Texas A&M University.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.
A flag officer is a commissioned officer in a nation's armed forces senior enough to be entitled to fly a flag to mark the position from which the officer exercises command.
Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.
Fraternities and sororities, or Greek letter organizations (GLOs) (collectively referred to as "Greek life") are social organizations at colleges and universities.
The G. Rollie White Coliseum was an on-campus arena at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, in the United States.
The Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the G.I. Bill, was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as G.I.s).
Galveston is a coastal resort city on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S. state of Texas.
Gamma Phi Beta (ΓΦΒ) is an international sorority that was founded on November 11, 1874, at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.
Gary Claude Blair (born August 10, 1945) is the head coach of the Texas A&M Aggies women's basketball team.
Gary Wayne Kubiak (born August 15, 1961) is an American football executive who is the senior personnel advisor for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL).
Gay Student Services v. Texas A&M University, 737 F.2d 1317 (5th Cir. 1984) is a court case in which the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the First Amendment required public universities to recognize student organizations aimed at gay students.
Eugene Clifton "Gene" Stallings, Jr. (born March 2, 1935) is a retired American football player and coach.
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States.
George Dennis Keathley (March 10, 1917 – September 14, 1944) was a staff sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II.
Ensign (later Lieutenant Commander) George Henry Gay Jr. (March 8, 1917 – October 21, 1994) was a TBD Devastator pilot in United States Navy Torpedo Squadron 8 operating from the USS ''Hornet'' (CV-8) in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.
George Phydias Mitchell (May 21, 1919 – July 26, 2013) was an American businessman, real estate developer and philanthropist from Texas credited with pioneering the economic extraction of shale gas.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is a ground-based extremely large telescope under construction, planned for completion in 2025.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Aggies (GLBT Aggies) is an officially recognized student group at Texas A&M University.
The Governor of Texas is the head of the executive branch of Texas's government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
TCL Chinese Theatre is a movie palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, United States.
Grauman's Egyptian Theatre is a noted movie theater located at 6706 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
The Hacienda Santa Clara is a study abroad and research center located in San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.
The Handbook of Texas is a comprehensive encyclopedia of Texas geography, history, and historical persons published by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA).
A head coach, senior coach, or manager is a professional at training and developing athletes.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy (usually known colloquially as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (known as Hillel International or Hillel) is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, working with thousands of college students globally.
The history of Texas A&M University, the first public institution of higher education in Texas, began in 1871, when the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas was established as a land-grant college by the Texas Legislature.
The professional American football team now known as the Tennessee Titans previously played in Houston, Texas as the Houston Oilers from 1960 to 1996.
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Hollywood Masonic Temple, now known as the El Capitan Entertainment Centre and also formerly known as Masonic Convention Hall, is a building on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
Horace Seaver "Stump" Carswell Jr. (July 18, 1916 – October 26, 1944) was a United States Army major who was killed in action while serving as a member of the Army Air Forces during World War II.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation.
The Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), a component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center represents the Texas A&M University System, one of the two main Texas state university systems, in the state's and world's largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center, in Houston, Texas.
Interstate 45 (I-45) is an interstate highway located entirely within the U.S. state of Texas.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
James Earl Rudder (May 6, 1910 – March 23, 1970) was a United States Army major general who as a lieutenant colonel was the commander of the historic Pointe du Hoc battle which was part of the Invasion of Normandy.
Jay Thorpe Robbins (16 September 1919 – 3 March 2001) was a career officer in the United States Air Force who rose to the rank of lieutenant general.
Thomas Jeb Hensarling (born May 29, 1957) is an American politician who has served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 5th congressional district since 2003.
Joe Linus Barton (born September 15, 1949) is a Republican politician representing (map) in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1985, and a member of the Tea Party Caucus.
John David Crow Sr. (July 8, 1935 – June 17, 2015) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.
John Alec Kimbrough (June 14, 1918 – May 8, 2006) was a college athlete, a member of the Texas Legislature, the star of two western movies and a rancher.
The John Templeton Foundation (Templeton Foundation) is a philanthropic organization with a spiritual or religious inclination that funds inter-disciplinary research about human purpose and ultimate reality.
Johnathan Paul Manziel (born December 6, 1992) is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Jorge Fernando Quiroga Ramírez (born May 5, 1960) nicknamed Tuto Quiroga, was President of Bolivia from August 7, 2001 to August 6, 2002.
The Junction Boys were the “survivors” of Texas A&M Aggies football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant’s 10-day summer camp in Junction, Texas, beginning September 1, 1954.
Junction is a city in and the county seat of Kimble County, Texas, United States.
KAMU-FM (90.9 FM) is a public radio station located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
KAMU-TV is a full-service Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member public television station in College Station, Texas.
KANM Student Radio, "the College station of College Station,".
Kappa Alpha Order (KA), commonly known as Kappa Alpha or simply KA, is a social fraternity and a fraternal order founded in 1865 at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.
Kappa Alpha Theta (ΚΑΘ), also known simply as Theta, is an international sorority founded on Jan.
Kappa Delta (ΚΔ) was the first sorority founded at the State Female Normal School (now Longwood University), in Farmville, Virginia.
Kappa Kappa Gamma (ΚΚΓ), also known simply as Kappa or KKG, is a collegiate sorority, founded at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, United States.
Kappa Sigma (ΚΣ), commonly known as Kappa Sig, is an American collegiate social fraternity founded at the University of Virginia in 1869.
KBTX-TV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Bryan, Texas, United States and serving the Brazos Valley.
Khalid A. Al-Falih, (خالد الفالح born 1960) is Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia and chairman of Saudi Aramco.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance (KIP-ling-ers) is an American personal finance magazine published by Kiplinger since 1947.
The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.
Kyle Field is the football stadium located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
A land-grant university (also called land-grant college or land-grant institution) is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.
Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (September 27, 1838January 3, 1898) was the 19th Governor of Texas, a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War, and a president of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, now called Texas A&M University.
Lee Roy Caffey (June 3, 1941 – January 18, 1994) was an American football outside linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys and San Diego Chargers.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
Farm to Market Roads in Texas are owned and maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
This list of largest United States public university campuses by enrollment includes only individual four-year campuses, not four-year universities.
The following is a list of universities in Texas by enrollment.ى.
Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes Jr., (July 12, 1921 – August 1, 1943), was a pilot who held the rank of Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in Operation Tidal Wave during World War II.
Louis Buller Gohmert Jr. (born August 18, 1953) is a Republican Party U.S. Representative from Texas' 1st congressional district who is part of the Tea Party movement.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Louisiana State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, commonly referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Lester Lowry Mays (born July 24, 1935) is the founder and former chairman of Clear Channel Communications.
Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) at Allmusic – Lovett's Genre and Styles.
Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
A marching band is a group in which instrumental musicians perform while marching, often for entertainment or competition.
Mark Leo Turgeon (born February 5, 1965) is an American college basketball coach.
Martín Erasto Torrijos Espino (born July 18, 1963) is a Panamanian politician who was President of Panama from 2004 to 2009.
Martin Edward Dempsey (born March 14, 1952), sometimes known as Marty Dempsey, is a retired United States Army general who served as the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1, 2011 until September 25, 2015.
The Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team represents the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I competition.
A mascot is any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team, society, military unit, or brand name.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Matthew Gaines (August 4, 1840 – June 11, 1900) was a former slave, community leader, minister, and Republican Texas State Senator.
Mays Business School is the business school at Texas A&M University.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Michael Edward Fossum (born December 19, 1957 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota) is a former American astronaut and the.
Michael Kent Young (born November 4, 1949) has been the 25th and current president of Texas A&M University since May 1, 2015.
Midnight Yell Practice, known locally as Midnight Yell or Yell Practice, is a tradition at Texas A&M University.
A military academy or service academy (in the United States) is an educational institution which prepares candidates for service in the officer corps.
A military band is a group of personnel that performs musical duties for military functions, usually for the armed forces.
A minority group refers to a category of people differentiated from the social majority, those who hold on to major positions of social power in a society.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
Money is a magazine that is published by Meredith Corporation.
The Morrill Land-Grant Acts are United States statutes that allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges in U.S. states using the proceeds of federal land sales.
The MSC Student Conference on National Affairs (MSC SCONA) is an annual opportunity for students across Texas, the nation, and the world to exchange ideas and discuss the role of the United States in the global community.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of muscle diseases that results in increasing weakening and breakdown of skeletal muscles over time.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is an American organization, formed in 1950, which combats muscular dystrophy and diseases of the nervous system and muscular system in general by funding research, providing medical and community services, and educating health professionals and the general public.
Aggie Muster is a time-honored tradition at Texas A&M University which celebrates the camaraderie of the school while remembering the lives of Aggies who have died, specifically those in the past year.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research, founded in the late 1870s.
The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a men's college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
The National Merit Scholarship Program is a United States academic scholarship competition for recognition and university scholarships administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), a privately funded, not-for-profit organization based in Evanston, Illinois.
The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) is an organization directly affiliated to the State Council for the management of the National Natural Science Fund.
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is a United States federal government agency responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.
The National Sea Grant College Program is a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) within the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The space-grant colleges are educational institutions in the United States that comprise a network of 52 consortia formed for the purpose of outer space-related research.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, also informally known and branded as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to determine the national championship.
Neal A Boortz Jr. (born April 6, 1945) is an American author, attorney, and former Libertarian radio host.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is a consortium of American universities headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with an office in Washington, D.C., and staff at several other locations across the country.
Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology, is the study of the physical and biological aspects of the ocean.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is an organization within the United States Department of the Navy that coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps through schools, universities, government laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations.
Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park is a baseball stadium in College Station, Texas, that is home to the Texas A&M baseball program.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Pappas Restaurants is a privately owned restaurant group with its headquarters in Houston, Texas.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
The Permanent University Fund (PUF) is a sovereign wealth fund created by the State of Texas to fund public higher education within the state.
Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ), commonly known as Phi Delt, is an international social fraternity founded at Miami University in 1848 and headquartered in Oxford, Ohio.
Phi Gamma Delta (ΦΓΔ), commonly known as FIJI or Phi Gam), is a social fraternity with more than 158 active chapters and 13 colonies across the United States and Canada. It was founded at Jefferson College, Pennsylvania, in 1848. Along with Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Gamma Delta forms a half of the Jefferson Duo. Since its founding in 1848, the fraternity has initiated more than 170,000 brothers. The nickname FIJI is used commonly by the fraternity due to Phi Gamma Delta bylaws that limit the use of the Greek letters.
Pi Beta Phi (ΠΒΦ), often known simply as Pi Phi, is an international women's fraternity founded at Monmouth College, in Monmouth, Illinois on April 28, 1867 as I.C. Sorosis, the first national secret college society of women to be modeled after the men's Greek-letter fraternity.
Pi Kappa Alpha (ΠΚΑ), commonly known as Pike, is a college fraternity founded at the University of Virginia in 1868.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
In the United States, the presidential library system is a nationwide network of 15 libraries administered by the Office of Presidential Libraries, which is part of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
A property tax or millage rate is an ad valorem tax on the value of a property, usually levied on real estate.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
Qatar (or; قطر; local vernacular pronunciation), officially the State of Qatar (دولة قطر), is a sovereign country located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (مؤسسة قطر) is a semi-private chartered, non-profit organization in Qatar, founded in 1995 by then-emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and his second wife Moza bint Nasser.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
Eric Randolph Barnes (born June 16, 1966) is an American former shot putter who holds both the current outdoor and indoor world records for the event.
Raymond Clay Childress, Jr. (born October 20, 1962) is a former American football defensive tackle in the NFL for the Houston Oilers from 1985–1996, earning Pro Bowl honors five times.
Recreational drug use is the use of a psychoactive drug to induce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, by modifying the perceptions, feelings, and emotions of the user.
Reed Arena is a sports arena and entertainment venue located at the corner of Olsen Boulevard and Kimbrough Boulevard in College Station, Texas.
Religion in the United States is characterized by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices.
The 2012 Republican presidential primaries were the selection processes in which voters of the Republican Party elected state delegations to the Republican National Convention.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) are a group of college and university-based officer training programs for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces.
Reveille is the official mascot of Texas A&M University.
William Marsh Rice University, commonly known as Rice University, is a private research university located on a 300-acre (121 ha) campus in Houston, Texas, United States.
Richmond Jewel Webb (born January 11, 1967) is a former National Football League offensive tackle with the Miami Dolphins and the Cincinnati Bengals.
James Richard Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American politician who is the 14th and current United States Secretary of Energy, serving in the Cabinet of Donald Trump.
Elmore Rual Torn Jr. (born February 6, 1931), known within his family and professionally as Rip Torn, is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian.
Robert Boyd Williams (November 9, 1901 – February 10, 1977) was a major general in the United States Army Air Forces and an eminent combat commander during World War II.
Robert Earl Keen (born January 11, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter and entertainer.
Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American statesman, scholar, intelligence analyst, and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011.
Robertson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.
A satellite campus or branch campus is a campus of a college or university that is physically at a distance from the original university or college area.
Saudi Aramco (أرامكو السعودية), officially the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, most popularly known just as Aramco (formerly Arabian-American Oil Company), is a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran.
Schriever Air Force Base (Schriever AFB) is a base of the United States Air Force located approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of Peterson AFB near Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States.
The Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission was a strategic bombing mission during World War II.
Edward Shane Lechler (born August 7, 1976) is an American football punter for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a public research university in Shanghai, China.
Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a United States company which publishes newspapers, magazines, Web sites, and other publications about the U.S. and other militaries.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ), commonly known as SAE, is a North American Greek-letter social college fraternity.
Sigma Alpha Mu (ΣΑΜ), commonly known as Sammy, is a college fraternity founded at the City College of New York in 1909.
Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest social fraternities in North America.
Social conservatism is the belief that society is built upon a fragile network of relationships which need to be upheld through duty, traditional values and established institutions.
The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is an American college athletic conference whose member institutions are located primarily in the Southern part of the United States.
The Southwest Conference (SWC) was an NCAA Division I college athletic conference in the United States that existed from 1914 to 1996.
Sporting News is a digital sports media owned by Perform Group, a global sports content and media company.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
Stacy Denise Sykora (born June 24, 1977) is a retired American volleyball player.
The State Farm Lone Star Showdown was the official moniker for all varsity men's and women's athletics competitions between the University of Texas and Texas A&M University.
Steven Ray Swanson (born December 3, 1960 in Syracuse, New York) is an American Engineer and a retired NASA astronaut.
Super Bowl 50 was an American football game to determine the champion of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2015 season.
The Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, or Super Bowl MVP, is presented annually to the most valuable player of the Super Bowl, the National Football League's (NFL) championship game.
General Teed Michael "Buzz" Moseley, USAF (born September 3, 1949) is a retired United States Air Force General who served as the 18th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force.
Tamu Massif is an extinct submarine shield volcano located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.
"Taps" is a bugle call played at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at military funerals by the United States Armed Forces.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Texas A&M Aggies refers to the students, graduates, and sports teams of Texas A&M University.
The Texas A&M Aggies women's soccer team represents Texas A&M University in NCAA Division I college soccer.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service was formally established in 1915 after the 1914 passing of the Smith-Lever Act and in conjunction with Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, or AgLifeSciences for short, is one of ten colleges and schools that are part of Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M College of Architecture is a college of Texas A&M University at College Station.
Texas A&M College of Geosciences is a college of Texas A&M University located in College Station, Texas.
The Texas A&M College of Science is the science college of Texas A&M University in College Station.
The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences is a college of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
The Texas A&M Health Science Center, a component of Texas A&M University, offers health professions education in dentistry, medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences, public health, and pharmacy.
Texas A&M Hillel is a recognized campus student organization at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
There are two nuclear research reactors that serve the Texas A&M University.
The Texas A&M Singing Cadets are a male choral group at Texas A&M University.
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) in College Station, Texas is the largest transportation research agency in the United States.
Texas A&M University (Texas A&M or A&M) is a coeducational public research university in College Station, Texas, United States.
Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees that are awarded from Texas A&M University in College Station.
Texas A&M University at Qatar is a branch of Texas A&M University located in Education City, Al Rayyan, Qatar.
The Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets (often The Fightin' Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets, The Corps of Cadets, or simply the Corps) is a student military organization at Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M University School of Law is a public, ABA-accredited law school located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas.
The Texas A&M University System is a state university system in Texas and is one of the state's six independent university systems.
Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi (abbreviated Texas A&M–Corpus Christi, or TAMUCC, or A&M-Corpus Christi, or A&M-CC) is a state university in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, on Ward Island in Oso Bay.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the agricultural and life sciences research agency of the U.S. state of Texas and a part of the Texas A&M University System.
The Texas A&M Institute for Genomic Medicine (TIGM) is a research institute of Texas A&M AgriLife Research.
The Legislature of the state of Texas is the state legislature of Texas.
The Texas Longhorns are the athletic teams that represent The University of Texas at Austin.
Texas Monthly is a monthly American magazine headquartered in Downtown Austin, Texas.
The Texas Senate is the upper house of the Texas State Legislature.
State Highway 21, or SH 21, runs from the Texas-Louisiana boundary east of San Augustine to San Marcos in east and central Texas.
State Highway 47, or SH 47, runs from SH 21 at Texas A&M University-Riverside near Bryan southeastward to FM 60 near Easterwood Airport and Texas A&M University Research Park in College Station.
State Highway 6 (SH 6) runs from the Red River, the Texas–Oklahoma boundary, to northwest of Galveston, where it is known as the Old Galveston Highway.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Lady Raiders are the athletic teams that represent Texas Tech University.
Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech, Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas.
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia.
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
The Association of Former Students is the official alumni association of Texas A&M University and operates as a 501 (c)(3) organization.
The Badger Herald is a newspaper serving the University of Wisconsin–Madison community.
The Battalion (often referred to simply as The Batt) is the student newspaper of Texas A&M University.
The Eagle, officially known as The Bryan-College Station Eagle, is a daily newspaper based out of Bryan, Texas.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).
The Dallas Morning News is a daily newspaper serving the Dallas–Fort Worth area of Texas, with an average of 271,900 daily subscribers.
The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is a historic hotel located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California.
The Jewish Week is a weekly independent community newspaper targeted towards the Jewish community of the metropolitan New York City area.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Princeton Review is a college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Thomas Weldon Fowler (October 31, 1921 – June 3, 1944) was a former student of the Texas A&M University, a United States Army officer, and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
The Traditions of Texas A&M University began developing in the 1890s, shortly after the opening of the school, while others have been introduced more recently.
Trammell Crow Company is a real estate development, investment, and property management company.
Turney White Leonard (June 18, 1921 - November 6, 1944) was a United States Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II.
Ty'ron "Ty" Markeith Warren (born February 6, 1981) is a former American football defensive tackle who played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
The United States Census is a decennial census mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, which states: "Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States...
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (in case citations, 5th Cir.) is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following federal judicial districts.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.
The United States Military Academy (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, Army West Point, The Academy or simply The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York, in Orange County.
The United States Naval Academy (also known as USNA, Annapolis, or simply Navy) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the Department of Defense, the executive department of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
In the United States, a senior military college (SMC) is one of six colleges that offer military Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) programs under 10 USC 2111a(f), though many other schools offer military Reserve Officers' Training Corps under other sections of the law.
The Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) is a consortium of over 90 leading research-oriented universities primarily in the United States, with members also in Canada, Japan, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
The University of Arkansas (U of A, UARK, or UA) is a public land-grant, doctoral research university located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
The University of Texas System (UT System) encompasses 14 educational institutions in the U.S. state of Texas, of which eight are academic universities and six are health institutions.
Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known as Virginia Tech, and traditionally known as VPI since 1896, is an American public, land-grant, research university with a main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, educational facilities in six regions statewide, and a study-abroad site in Lugano, Switzerland.
Vonnie B'Vsean Miller Jr. (born March 26, 1989) is an American football outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL).
The term walk-on is used in sports, particularly American college athletics, to describe an athlete who becomes part of a team without being recruited beforehand or awarded an athletic scholarship.
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War is a state of armed conflict between states, societies and informal groups, such as insurgents and militias.
Ward Island is a small body of land situated at the confluence of Corpus Christi Bay and Oso Bay and is part of the city of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Washington Monthly is a bimonthly nonprofit magazine of United States politics and government that is based in Washington, D.C. The magazine is known for its annual ranking of American colleges and universities, which serve as an alternative to the Forbes and U.S. News & World Report rankings.
We've Never Been Licked is a 1943 World War II propaganda film produced by Walter Wanger and released by Universal Pictures.
Wen Ho Lee (born December 21, 1939) is a Taiwanese-American scientist who worked for the University of California at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Wheelock is an unincorporated community in Robertson County, Texas, United States.
William Patrick Wynn (born September 10, 1961) is an American politician who served as the mayor of Austin, Texas from 2003 to 2009.
William Arthur Pailes (Colonel, USAF) (born June 26, 1952) was a USAF astronaut in the Manned Spaceflight Engineer Program during the mid-1980s.
William George Harrell (June 16, 1922 – August 9, 1964) was a United States Marine who was awarded his nation's highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for his heroic actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima.
William Tyler Moore, Sr., known as W. T. "Bill" Moore (April 9, 1918 – May 27, 1999),Robert C. Borden, "Bull of the Brazos dies: Moore was champion of Texas A&M," Bryan-College Station Eagle, May 28, 1999, pp.
The Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) is a women's college national basketball tournament with a preseason and postseason version played every year.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts, focusing on the instruction and research of technical arts and applied sciences.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Robert Yale Lary Sr. (November 24, 1930 – May 11, 2017) was an American football player, businessman, and politician.
Zeta Tau Alpha (known as ZTA or Zeta) is an international women's fraternity.
The 12th man or 12th player is a term for fans of teams in eleven-a-side sports games, particularly association football (soccer) or American football.
At approximately 2:42 a.m. on November 18, 1999, the annual Aggie bonfire at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas collapsed during its construction, killing 12 people and injuring 27.
A 21-gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.
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