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75412217_3166914016655298_4253385552943906816_oSpring 2020 Newsletter

Aggies across the world celebrated our most sacred tradition of Muster and shared a "virtual camaraderie" with our Aggie family. Aggies were able to view local A&M Club Muster ceremonies throughout the day, as well as the Campus Muster ceremony, through links provided on The Association of Former Students website...


75412217_3166914016655298_4253385552943906816_oFall 2019 Newsletter

The Ross Volunteer Association gathered in Aggieland on Sunday, November 17 for the annual Fall Event. A group of 150 current and former RVs and guests shared some "good bull" Aggie fellowship and some darn good Duncan chow! 2019 President Elect Jim Richard's '69 welcomed the newest RVs from the Class of 2021 and presented an RVA business update. During the business meeting, Nick Naccarato '70 was elected to serve as...


57555548_2729588903721147_8272135294455644160_oSpring 2019 Newsletter

As the RVA prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2020, our focus for 2019 is to increase annual membership participation by 25%. We have an average current membership of 450, and each year we welcome a substantial number of new first-year members. While we have seen steady growth in membership, we have also seen an increase in the number of "past members." These are former RVs who have made a membership donation...


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Fall 2018 Newsletter

The 2018 Ross Volunteer Induction Banquet took place on Sunday, October 7. RV Company Commander Jacob Holley '19 and his staff administered the RV Oath and presented cords to 70 outstanding men and women from the Class of 2020. Each of these junior cadets was selected for embodying the qualities and character of RV Company namesake Lawrence Sullivan Ross, a true "soldier, statesman, knightly gentleman."...


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    Spring 2018 Newsletter

    The Ross Volunteer Association (RVA) was established in 2010, bringing together former members of a special group of cadets who once served Texas A&M University and the State of Texas. The mission of the RVA is to perpetuate the tradition and legacy of the Ross Volunteer Company. The association's objectives include providing financial support to the RV Company, offering a social network for former RVs, encouraging interaction with current RVs...

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    Fall 2017 Newsletter

    The 2017 Ross Volunteer Induction Banquet took place on Sunday, October 8. RV Company Commander Kyle Barth '18 and his staff administered the RV Oath and presented cords to 72 outstanding men and women from the Class of 2019. Each of these junior cadets was selected for embodying the qualities and character of RV Company namesake Lawrence Sullivan Ross, a true "soldier, statesman, knightly gentleman." Former RV Company Commander Col John Albers '90, USMC, Ret., served as keynote speaker for the event...

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    Spring 2017 Newsletter

    Lifetime Membership in the RVA is granted to RV alumni who make a $5,000 membership donation to the organization in a one-time payment or within a five year period. Since the Association's formation in 2010, thirty-one RVs have fulfilled their commitment to support the RV Company through Lifetime Membership in the RVA. Lifetime Members receive a personal recognition plaque and a gold lapel pin with a diamond. In addition, their names are engraved on the Ross Volunteer Association Lifetime Members plaque which is displayed in the RV Company Advisor's Office on the Quad and showcased at all RVA events...

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    Fall 2016 Newsletter

    Seventy-six outstanding men and women from the Class of '18 were chosen for upholding the highest standard of conduct, character, discipline, leadership, service, and academic success. The RVA wishes all the best to these cadets as they serve the Company and commit to live by the code of a "soldier, statesman, knightly gentleman." ....