Partners in Commemorating the Great War
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Next Planning Meeting Friday, January 22nd.

Join us at the Fort Worth Aviation Museum for a centennial planning session.  We will hold two meetings, one at 9am and a second at 1pm.  The afternoon session will be a repeat of the morning session.  See below for directions.

Topics will include:
  • State Commemorative Body update
  • State Monuments survey update
  • Texas Veterans search update
  • Flanders Poppy projects update
  • Current and planned exhibits
  • Need for a Texas WWICC flyer, brochure or rack card
  • Other items as presented from attendees
Communicate - Coordinate - Commemorate
National Goals
Establish State Commemorative Bodies

World War I Memorial Inventory Project

Veterans History Project


The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is located at 3300 Ross Avenue, Fort Worth on historic Meacham International Airport.  Click on the logo for a Goggle Map.

If you have questions contact us at: or call or TEXT to 817-291-6101.
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Texas WWICC Website and Forum

Click the picture above to visit the site. 

A couple of the notable features are, a forum and events areas. 

The FORUM will be a great place to share information and have discussions with other interested people about many topics.  Take a look and let us know if you would like  a "board" on a topic not listed.

Under EVENTS, you can list events you are hosting or learn about.

This website can be a great way to build our new community of people interested in the WWI Centennial.  Give it a try.
Like Us On Facebook

To visit our Facebook page, click the image above.  Join the conversation!  it's a public page, so invite anyone you think might be interested.
New Contacts and Outreach Information Available.
Our contacts and outreach organizations are over 100.  To make it convenient for you to keep up and reach out to others, we have added a spreadsheet to the website.

Under the ABOUT tab, you will find the RESOURCES area. You will need to log in to use this area.  Registering and logging in are simple.  On the bottom right corner of the home page you will find links to: Login, Log Out, and Register. Just click REGISTER and follow the instructions. 

One of the great resources is a list of over 100 people we are in contact with.  Look for it under the RESOURCE section.

January 2016

Flanders Poppies in Texas
We have found a great Texas source for Flanders Poppies, Wildseed Farms in Fredericksburg.  Check out their website. click here. 

You will need to plant soon if you want flowers by March.
Recommended Reading

Military historian Ralph A. Wooster describes the role Texans played in the war, both overseas in the major battles and campaigns and on the home front producing the materials needed to carry on a modern war. He shows that the mobilization of the mind and spirit during the war kindled the growth of patriotism and brought Texans into the mainstream of American life for the first time since the American Civil War.

Since 1990, the city of Georgetwon, Texas has held an annual poppy festival.  The seeds that started the poppy fields in the area came from Europe, sent by a Texas WW I soldier.  The 2016 event will be April 22-24.  Click on the logo for more details.
Visit the Texas WWICC Website and Forum. 
Click here.
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