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An historic painting of Reveille 1-- missing for almost 25 years--has been recovered by the University Police Department and will be presented back to the university, complete with an unveiling, Wednesday, January 21.

Photo Credit: Aggie NetworkAn historic painting of Reveille 1– missing for almost 25 years–has been recovered by the University Police Department and will be presented back to the university, complete with an unveiling, Wednesday, January 21.

The painting reportedly disappeared at some point during a renovation of the Military Science Building (Trigon) during the 1990’s. While the story of the missing painting was well known to Aggies of yesteryear, more recent students and others will now have the opportunity to learn about the quarter-century-old mystery and be able to see the painting firsthand.

What: Presentation/unveiling of the recovered painting of Reveille I

Who: Members of the Corps of Cadets and UPD representatives

When: 2pm, Wednesday, January 21

Where: Sanders Corps of Cadets Center

The Texas Aggie, in its current issue and also back in 1999, featured articles titled “Reveille is Missing”– not the beloved Texas A&M mascot but a historically valuable portrait of Reveille I. To view the article, visit https://www.aggienetwork.com/news/138153/reveille-is-still-missing/