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Tarleton to honor fallen Texans at Silver Taps ceremony
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Tarleton State University --- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 7, 2011

STEPHENVILLE, Texas-The Silver Taps Ceremony, an annual observance to honor members of the Tarleton family who have passed away during the past year, will be held Thursday, April 14, at 8 p.m. in Heritage Oaks Park near the intersection of Tarleton and McIlhaney streets. Silver Taps includes a roll call and candle lighting ceremony to honor all alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends of the university who have passed away since March 15, 2010.

The Office of External Relations, the Tarleton Alumni Association and Reserve Officer Training Corps, sponsors of the event, invite the public to observe the long-standing tradition that begins with a reception at 7:15 p.m. The Silver Taps Ceremony will culminate with a processional, placing of flowers at the base of the Military Memorial, the playing of "Taps" and a 21-gun salute.

For more information about the Silver Taps Ceremony, contact the Office of External Relations at (254) 968-9772.

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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System

Contact: Kurt Mogonye
254-968-9460
mogonye@tarleton.edu

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