TCC Honors Veterans with Observances

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 10, 2015) Tarrant County College Campuses are hosting Veterans Day observances in honor of those who have served or are serving our country.
The Southeast Campus, 2100 Southeast Parkway, Arlington, will dedicate a Blue Star Memorial Marker in tribute to the Armed Forces. Located in the center of the English Family Rose Garden at the south entrance to the campus, the marker is sponsored by District II of Texas Garden Clubs. Funds for the marker were raised by the SE Campus Veterans’ Association. The dedication takes place in the Main Commons at 11 a.m.
TCC alumni and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Aaron Throckmorton will speak at a lunch for veterans at the Northwest Campus, 4801 Marine Creek Parkway. Throckmorton enlisted in the Marines after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. He served in two tours overseas, one of which was in Afghanistan. Once he retired from the military, he attended TCC, where he completed his associate degree and is currently in his final year of his bachelor degree at The University of Texas Arlington. For the first 75 TCC students who are veterans, lunch will be provided in WSTU 1305 from noon to 1 p.m. RSVP to Keva Montrose at 817-515-7672.
A panel of veterans from major military conflicts will discuss their service and experiences at the Veterans Luncheon at the South Campus, 5301 Campus Drive, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All members of the TCC South Campus community are welcome to join the celebration of service and heroism.
The Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity Campus Circle, will begin a National Roll Call Presentation and Moment of Silence in the Rotunda from 10:45 a.m. to noon. A Veterans Day luncheon will follow, featuring J’Nell Pate, author of Arsenal of Defense: Fort Worth’s Military Legacy. The luncheon will be held in the Tahita Fulkerson Library. RSVP to