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A Daughter's Fond Recollections

In the 75 years since the dedication of Bryan Army Air Field, generations have come and gone at the RELLIS Campus site.

Our nation's "Greatest Generation" is leaving us. In their place are children and grandchildren and even great grandchildren whose memories sustain those from days gone by.

Mary Jo Prince, a driving force with the Bryan Lions Club and a project coordinator with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is one of the many offspring of the men who served their country at Bryan Field.

She looks back fondly on the life and legacy of her father.


Mary Jo Prince is a sales, marketing and management veteran, whose graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Holding positions in the fields of advertising and media promotions, Mary Jo worked several years in her hometown of Houston, but returned to Bryan-College Station in 1995  Since 2014, Mary Jo has worked for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Family and Consumer Health Division, where she currently serves as a Program Coordinator for the Brazos Valley Injury Prevention Coalition and Safety City programs. Among the local organizations she actively supports are Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center Brazos County First Responders' Association and BBQ Cook-Off Board; and the College Station Noon Lions Club.