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Secretary of Defense Carter at UT: “Be Part of Something Larger Than Yourself”

Ashton Carter has a scholarly air—not necessarily what one might expect out of the person in charge of the United States military. Perhaps due to his long stint...

 
 

UT Student Brings Theater to Refugee Camps

More than six years ago, a large crowd formed a circle inside a Syrian refugee camp, creating a mock stage. Bart Pitchford, a U.S. soldier, stood in the midst of...

 
 

Hooking ’Em with a Longhorn Baseball All-Star

Chrissy Van Meter, BA ’07, Life Member, hooked ’em with baseball great and former Longhorn Jose Tolentino, ’83, who led the Longhorns to a National Championship....

 
 

Two ’Horns at Sea

Bruce Golden, BBA ’80, Life Member, left, sent in this photo from a visit earlier this month with Rear Admiral Patrick Hall, BA ’82, right. Golden was Hall’s...

 
 

Longhorns in Mali

Christopher Mesnard, BA ’10, left, and Jonathan Sih, BA ’06, hooked their horns in Mali, West Africa. Both are deployed with the U.S. Air Force, where Mesnard...

 
 

A Longhorn Serving in Afghanistan

Erika Griffith, BA ’92, Life Member, hooked ’em in a Blackhawk helicopter somewhere over Afghanistan’s Paktika Province. Griffith is a lieutenant...

 
 

Representing UT at the Suez Canal

Dave Loveless, BA ’01, carried a UT flag aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, where he served in the Navy. He tells us this photo was snapped in summer 2011 in the...

 
 

A Longhorn Serving in Afghanistan

Kevin Robnett, BA ’03, JD ’07, Life Member, hooked ’em in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Robnett is serving there with the Navy Reserves. When he’s back...

 
 

From Baghdad to the Gridiron

Football, among all American sports, carries the most warlike connotations. Blitzes. Deep bombs. Every game a battle. Every athlete—with helmets, padding, and...

 
 

Tex! ’Horns! Fight!

Yell Leader & War Hero Bob Bearden: A UT Legend at 90 In 1949, Bob Bearden was elected head yell leader by his fellow UT students. For the next four years,...

 
 
 
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