Editor's note: This is a series remembering those who were affected by the Bonfire collapse on the Texas A&M campus on Nov. 18, 1999. Twelve Aggies were killed and 27 were injured.
This series will be updated daily.
As the early morning Bonfire Remembrance Ceremony dissipated, several members of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets’ Squadron 16 waited in line…
Thousands gather early Monday morning at Texas A&M’s Bonfire Memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of the Bonfire collapse on Nov. 18, 2019.
Former Texas A&M University President Ray Bowen said he has thought about the victims of the Aggie Bonfire collapse every day since the tr…
Dominic Braus wasn’t supposed to be working on the Aggie Bonfire when it collapsed in the chilly, early morning hours 20 years ago.
It is often described as the most important victory in Texas A&M football history, though there was no championship trophy involved or eve…
Miranda Denise Adams’ family always takes fresh flowers to her gravesite in Webster for her birthday, then celebrates the occasion with a cake…
In the first chapter of the book that emerged from her enormous grief, Janice Kerlee wrote that three words — from Paul’s first letter to the …
While back from Texas A&M on winter break during his freshman year in December 1998, Nathan Scott West wore his Corps of Cadets uniform to…
Judi Hedstrom and Richard Frampton taught their sons the importance of service to others. The legacy of Jeremy Frampton is rooted in service as well.
Christopher Breen lived for adventure as an Eagle Scout and wilderness guide, according to family members.
Lucas Kimmel’s love was known by his family to extend to all things, including animals, children and Aggie traditions.
Jamie Lynn Hand’s clothes, photos and artwork remain in the Henderson home of Larry and Neva Hand, each item too precious and full of memories…
Holding the attention of hundreds of children and teenagers is no easy task for many adults. On a cool October weekday, John Comstock had scor…
One year after the Bonfire collapse, the city of College Station dedicated a memorial at Brison Park for the 12 Texas A&M students killed …
As the 20th anniversary of the Nov. 18, 1999, Texas A&M Bonfire collapse that killed 12 people and injured 27 approaches, dozens of area r…
Documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn is in the Bryan-College Station area this week filming for his upcoming documentary, The 13th Man: On Novem…