Heroes from the Texas A&M System responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11. Twenty years later, the current leader of Texas A&M Task Force One talks about how the terrorist attacks shaped the team.
9/11 and Red, White and Blue-Out
In tonight’s episode, we’ll meet the Texas A&M System heroes who responded to the World Trade Center more than twenty years ago on 9/11. We’ll talk with the current leader of Texas A&M Task Force One and other Texas A&M Task Force One members about how the terrorist attacks shaped the team.
We’ll also talk to the Aggies who came up with the idea of wearing Red, White and Blue T-shirts to show support for first responders following 9/11. This year, Aggies organized a similar display.
4141/TEEX and Harley Davidson
In tonight’s episode, we’ll visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which is now home to the locomotive that carried the late president’s body to its eternal resting place in College Station.
We’ll also take a look at a very special collaboration between Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and trainers from the Texas A&M System who provide world-class training for motorcycle police across the nation.
African American Furniture/Prairie View A&M University
In this week’s episode, we’ll visit the tree-lined campus and Prairie View A&M University to see how it is being reborn under the leadership of President Ruth Simmons.
We’ll also meet a student-designer from Prairie View A&M University and some construction science students from Texas A&M University who collaborated on a museum exhibit that honors African-American heritage.
Rescue Dogs/King Ranch
In this week’s episode, you will meet some mutts who give a whole new meaning to the term “rescue dog.” Few know this, but many of the canines who serve on Texas A&M Task Force One actually were rescued from shelters. We’ll meet one and hear about his extraordinary journey.
We’ll also meet students enrolled in a truly unique master’s degree program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville that uses the famous King Ranch as a laboratory.
Corps of Cadets Fight to Stay Open
“The threat of not having a Corps of Cadets is something that everyone was worried about,” says Genesis Hatten, member of the Corps.
Hatten and other students worked closely in 2020 and 2021 with Commandant Joe Ramirez and Texas A&M University officials to ensure that COVID-19 would not derail Corp activities as the coronavirus threatened the country.
Segment 1/1 – Texas A&M student designs COVID barriers for schools
Alex Richter, a mechanical engineering student at Texas A&M University, designed and fabricated acrylic barriers to help protect students and staff at a local grade school from COVID-19 infection. He made the barriers at the Automated Fabrication & Design Laboratory at the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas.