November 14, 2013 – CROCKETT, Texas – Hundreds of Texas A&M Forest Service
employees convened Thursday at their annual personnel meeting to recognize
those who made significant contributions to the agency’s efforts over the past
During the award ceremony, Director Tom Boggus, thanked
Texas A&M Forest Service’s 400 employees for their continued service and
support of the agency’s mission.
“It’s a privilege to be the director and represent you
across the state,” said Boggus. “You keep that can-do attitude; you keep
showing up and getting the job done against all odds.”
The annual gathering allows employees from across the state
to come together and reflect on the previous year’s accomplishments while
enjoying comradeship, games and food at the Crockett Civic Center.
This year’s special guest speaker is No.1 best-selling
author and former Black Hawk pilot, Elizabeth McCormick. While giving an
inspirational account of her time in the U.S. Army, she encouraged TFS
employees to continue digging deep and performing their mission to the best of
“I am so impressed by the work that you all do,” McCormick
said. “You really make a differen...more >>
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