Corps of Cadets outfit reactivation
C-Company commander Joshua Hewett (center) instructs cadets in his outfit as they circle up for their outfit hump-it Friday after a reactivation ceremony at the Sanders Corps Center at Texas A&M. Because of growing enrollment in the Corps of Cadets, two Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band outfits, C-Company and C-Battery, were reactivated Friday. Another outfit, Squadron 4, will be reactivated in a ceremony on Saturday at 11 a.m.
Reactivation of Corps outfits unites former, current cadets
Steven Hankins(R), commander of the newly reactivated Corps of Cadets unit C-Battery, receives the unit guidon from fellow senior Trevin Hazel during a unit activation ceremony at the Sanders Corps Center on the Texas A&M campus Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (Eagle Photo/ Stuart Villanueva)
Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2013 12:00 am
Already walking in his father's senior boots, Brian Kallina can now continue to follow in his footsteps as part of his dad's former unit, disbanded since 1984.
The Texas A&M Corps of Cadets on Friday reactivated two former outfits in the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band, C-Company and C-Battery, to accommodate a growing number of cadets at the university. A third unit, Squadron 4, will hold its reinstatement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday outside the Sanders Corps of Cadets Center, which will bring the number of outfits to 42, not including special units.
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