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Media is invited to attend the 36th Infantry Division 100 Year Anniversary Celebration Congress Avenue Road March and Wreath Laying Memorial Ceremony at the Capitol on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Austin. Media should arrive no later than 7:00 a.m. to allow for coordination. Leadership and Soldiers from the unit will be available for interviews following the events.
Media is requested to RSVP no later than Saturday, July 15, by 12:00 p.m. with the 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office at 512-782-5989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon arrival, contact Maj. Randall Stillinger at (512) 964-8707.
FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLIC RELEASE:
Texas National Guard’s 36th Infantry Division Celebrates Centennial Anniversary
AUSTIN, Texas (July 11, 2017) – On Sunday, July 16, 2017, the 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard will conduct a 100-year anniversary celebration road march and wreath laying ceremony beginning at 7 a.m., from Lady Bird Lake to the State of Texas Capitol in Austin.
The road march will begin on Congress Avenue South of Lady Bird Lake near Austin American Statesman marching directly to the State of Texas Capitol grounds as a celebration of 100 years of dedicated service to the nation and Texas.
The wreath laying ceremony will be at the 36th Infantry Division Monument at the West entrance to the Capitol grounds honoring those 36th Inf. Div. Soldiers that have gone before us and the sacrifices they made for our freedom.
For more information on the history of the 36th Infantry Division, please see attached Fact Sheet, or go to http://www.texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/gallery/36div.htm.
The mission of the Texas Military Department (TMD) is to provide the Governor and the President with ready and trained forces in support of the citizens of Texas and State and Federal civil/military authorities at home and abroad.
The Texas Military Department is commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (formerly the Adjutant General's Department), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS).
For more information about the Texas Military Department visit our Website at https://tmd.texas.gov.
Texas Military Department Public Affairs
P.O. Box 5218, Building 10
Camp Mabry (Austin), Texas 78703