Memorial flowers

History

Each year, a vigil is created on the walking mall in front of the Rayburn Student Center on the Texas A&M-Commerce campus, honoring those who have served our country. This year marks the 23rd Anniversary of the Veterans’ Vigil.

2018- Honoring all Veterans

2017 - A&M Commerce Salutes Area Veterans
2016 - Honoring Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
2015 - Honoring the 70th Anniversary World War II
2014 - Honoring Local Veterans (Past and Future)
2013 - Honoring Disabled Veterans
2012 – Honoring the 65th Anniversary U.S. Air Force
2011 – Remembering Our Armed Forces
2010 – Honoring the ROTC: Past, Present and Future
2009 – Honoring the Reservist
2008 – Honoring the Coast Guard
2007 – Honoring Military Families and Spouses
2006 – Honoring the Vietnam War with The Moving Wall
2005 – Honoring Operations Iraqi Freedom
2004 – Honoring World War II
2003 – Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War
2002 – Honoring the United States Seabees
2001 – Honoring the United States Army
2000 – Honoring the United States Navy
1999 – Honoring the U.S. Marine Corps
1998 – Honoring the Chaplin Corps
1997 – Honoring the 50th Anniversary U.S. Air Force
1996 – Honoring the National Guard
1995 – Honoring the Medical Corps
1994 – Honoring Women in the Military
1993 – Korea
1992 – Honoring WWII Veterans, Korea, Vietnam, and Recent Conflicts