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The Houston Corps of Cadets will be hosting its fourth annual three-mile Valentine’s Day jog through the UH campus to commemorate U.S. troops serving near and abroad. All active duty personnel, veterans, reservists, National Guard, retired military, students, faculty and the public are encouraged to participate with the Houston Corps of Cadets in this free run from 6 to 7 a.m., Friday, Feb. 12. Donations benefitting the DeGeorge House at Union Station Shelter for Homeless Veterans will be accepted.

Registration will take place on-site from 6–6:15 a.m. The jog will begin at 6:30 a.m. following opening remarks and a warm-up period. Participants will run in formation at a 10-minute-per-mile pace.

Following the run, cadets from the Air Force ROTC unit will be visiting with veterans living at the DeGeorge at Union Station shelter downtown at 1 p.m. to serve Valentine’s Day cake and visit with residents.

The Houston Corps of Cadets, created Sept. 18, 2007, is the official association of Air Force, Army and Navy/Marine ROTC programs in the Houston metro area. With more than 375 cadets and midshipmen, the Houston Corps of Cadets is currently the second largest corps in the Gulf Coast region.

For additional information, please contact the UH Air Force ROTC unit at 713-473-4932.

Fourth Annual Valentine’s Day Jog with the Troops to Support the Troops

6–7 a.m., Friday, Feb. 12, 2010

Garrison Hall Parking Lot
3855 Holman Street, between Cullen Blvd. & Scott St.

The Houston Corps of Cadets

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