• SAN ANTONIO " Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr., deputy commanding general for support, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), recites Texas history March 2 during the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo. The event, conducted by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter, honored the men and women who fought and died for Texas Independence. The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed 177 years ago, on March 2, 1836 "This Declaration was unanimously adopted, with no amendments," said Nelson Wolff, who provided the Independence Day address at the ceremony. "They knew why they were there and what they needed to do." Four days later, the Alamo fell.

    McQueen

    SAN ANTONIO " Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr., deputy commanding general for support, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), recites Texas history March 2 during the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo. The event, conducted by the Daughters of the...

  • SAN ANTONIO " Service members and civilians recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo March 2. The event, conducted by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter, honored the men and women who fought and died for Texas Independence 177 years ago. It included a reading from the Texas Declaration of Independence, the laying of a wreath and the tolling of the Alamo mission bell in commemoration of the thirteen days of the Battle at the Alamo.

    Flags

    SAN ANTONIO " Service members and civilians recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo March 2. The event, conducted by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter, honored the men and...

  • SAN ANTONIO " Fiesta Military Ambassadors representing the five military services attend the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo March 2. The event, conducted by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter, honored the men and women who fought and died for Texas Independence 177 years ago. It included a reading from the Texas Declaration of Independence, the laying of a wreath and the tolling of the Alamo mission bell in commemoration of the thirteen days of the Battle at the Alamo.

    Ambassadors

    SAN ANTONIO " Fiesta Military Ambassadors representing the five military services attend the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo March 2. The event, conducted by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter, honored the men...

  • SAN ANTONIO - Crowds gather at the Alamo March 2 to attend the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo. The attendees were also able to view the famous "Victory or Death" letter, authored by Col. William Travis, who served as the Alamo commander.  The letter is on display at the Alamo through March 7. The celebration was conducted by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter to honor the men and women who fought and died for Texas Independence 177 years ago. The event included a reading from the Texas Declaration of Independence, the laying of a wreath and the tolling of the Alamo mission bell in commemoration of the thirteen days of the Battle at the Alamo.

    Alamo

    SAN ANTONIO - Crowds gather at the Alamo March 2 to attend the Texas Independence Day Celebration at the Alamo. The attendees were also able to view the famous "Victory or Death" letter, authored by Col. William Travis, who served as the Alamo...

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