Lieutenant Colonel Donald “Buck” Henderson received a Bachelor of Science in sociology and a Master of Science in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M.
He served in the U.S. Army for 21 years including overseas assignments in Germany and Vietnam, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Henderson received the National Defense Transportation Association Distinguished Service Award in 1977.
Before his retirement in 2007, Colonel Henderson served Texas A&M as the director of facilities and assistant executive director of programs at The Association of Former Students, the director of the Sanders Corps of Cadets Center and was an assistant professor of military science and assistant commandant in the Office of the Commandant.
He has served on many committees and boards for Texas A&M including the Twelfth Man Foundation, The Association of Former Students, the Aggie Band Association and the Corps of Cadets Association. He is a former vice president of the Brazos Valley A&M Club, served as ’62 Class Agent with The Association and has spoken at over 20 Aggie Muster ceremonies.