TCC Honors Veterans

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 10, 2014) Tarrant County College campuses are hosting a number of events to honor veterans this month.
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, TCC celebrations include:
• A program to honor past and present members of the United States Armed Forces with three distinguished military veterans sharing their stories from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Commons, Southeast Campus, 2100 Southeast Pkwy., Arlington. A Blue Star Memorial marker site will be dedicated at the Butterfly Weigh Station near the south entrance to the campus with a picnic for veterans and their families to follow. Reservations are required for the picnic. For more information, contact Dianne Suarez at 817-515-3302.
• At a Veterans Appreciation Day at the South Campus, 5301 Campus Drive, activities will be hosted from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vet Success Center, located in the SFOC building. Veteran resources and vendors will be available.
• A Veterans Day Luncheon will be held at the Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity Campus Circle, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The program features members of the TCC and Trinity River family as they remember and honor veterans. For more information, contact Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192. In addition to the luncheon, a memorial wall will be installed in the Trinity River Rotunda, which lists the names of fallen service members from Sept. 11, 2001, to the present.
On Nov. 21 from 2 to 5 p.m., a free legal clinic for veterans and spouses of deceased veterans will be held at the South Campus in the Student Center Living Room (SSTU 2105) and the Forum Room (SSTU 2207). Attorneys will be available to consult on legal matters including family law, consumer, traffic matters, orders of non-disclosure/expunctions, probate, wills and estates, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant, contracts, general civil matters and guardianships.
Veterans Day observances started today at Tarrant County College with a Veterans Day Celebration in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) at the Northeast Campus, 828 Harwood Road, Hurst. David Mead, Northeast director of media services, discussed his experience as a petty officer first class in Vietnam. Additionally, a video about Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Roy Benavidez was shown. Benavidez was honored for his actions to rescue a squad pinned down by fire west of Loc Ninh, South Vietnam.
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