Muster is observed worldwide each year on April 21 to remember fallen Aggies. After the name of each Aggie who has died is read aloud, a loved one will answer, "Here," to show the Aggie is there in spirit.

Current Texas A&M students who pass away are honored at a Silver Taps ceremony. Texas A&M is the only university in the world to honor its students in this way.

The Memorial Student Center serves as a gathering place for students and also honors all Aggies who lost their lives while serving their country.

The Bonfire Memorial celebrates the tradition, history and spirit of Texas A&M. It also honors those involved in the tragic collapse of the 1999 Bonfire.

Rooted in Tradition

Texas A&M's traditions unite our current and former students, build camaraderie and foster the Aggie Spirit.

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