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Sixty-six units (companies, batteries and squadrons) were divided among 8 regiments (Infantry, Artillery, Armor/Engineers, First Air Force Wing, 2nd Air Force Wing, Composite Regiment, Seventh Regiment and the Eighth Freshman Training Regiment) consisting of 21 battalions and the Band.During this post-war era and into the 1950s, the various units of the Corps continued to be identified by their military branch.In the 1919–20 school year, a Signal Corps battalion and a Mounted Cavalry battalion (later called a "cavalry squadron") with one cavalry troop were added.An Air Service squadron with one company-sized "flight" was added in the 1920–21 school year.Texas A&M remained a primarily all-male military institution with mandatory membership in the Cadet Corps until 1964, when the school also began admitting women, and 1965 when Corps membership became voluntary. As enrollment climbed, the Cadet Corps continued to grow to multiple battalions, each with two to four companies, and the Corps became divided into multiple regiments.Members of the Cadet Corps have served in every conflict fought by the United States since the Spanish–American War. The academic year 1916–17 saw the division of the Corps into two regiments.The traditional branches (Infantry, Field Artillery, Cavalry, Engineers, Coast Artillery, Quartermaster, Ordnance, Signal Corps, Armor, Chemical Corps, Transportation, Army Security, and Army Air Force) continued to be represented.But the strength of air power and the rise of the importance of the U. Air Force during this era was evident in the organization of the Cadet Corps as Army Air Corps units became Air Force flights (later squadrons).
His application will be forwarded to the Commandant for submission to the Council which shall then make recommendations thereon to the Minister.10.
In the fall of 1923, the Cadet Corps, with a total of 2,091 cadets in twenty-three individual units, became divided between the Infantry Regiment and the Composite Regiment.
The Composite Regiment included the Cavalry, Field Artillery, Air Service and Signal Corps units.
The Commandant may require any person who is selected for an Officer Cadet Course or who is enrolled as a cadet and any officer or cadet who is selected for any course of training to undergo a medical examination.13.
The Commandant may issue National Cadet Corps General Orders from time to time which may contain all entries, appointments, promotions, awards, resignations and termination of service of officers and cadets and the retirement from service of officers.14.Juniors and seniors who do not have military contracts to receive commissions, but who wish to remain members of the Cadet Corps, are classified as "Drill & Ceremonies" (D&C) cadets and are required to attend leadership classes taught by the Commandant's Office. The Aggie Band was organized in 1894 as a permanent institution within the Corps.