Two members of the Texan Corps of Cadets represented Tarleton State University at the annual Association of Military Colleges & Schools of the United States’ Senior Military College Conference hosted by The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. 

Cadet Blessing Inyang and Cadet Seth Wood joined peers from other senior military colleges to discuss commissioning, Department of Defense service programs and Title IX.

“The conference was an excellent opportunity for our cadets to interact with students from premier corps of cadets programs,” said Col. Kenny Weldon (USAF, Ret.), commandant of the Texan Corps of Cadets. “Our cadets were able to see the day-to-day operation of The Citadel, which was a valuable experience. The lessons learned will help guide progress of the corps at Tarleton. A key benefit was the development of relationships and the sharing of ideas about leadership development that exists at each individual corps of cadets program.”

Tarleton is the newest four-year-college member of AMCSUS. Inyang and Wood are the first to attend on behalf of Tarleton’s leadership program.

The conference, which rotates annually among member schools, involved participants from the Virginia Military Institute, University of North Georgia, Norwich University, Texas A&M, The Citadel (Military College of South Carolina), Virginia Tech, and the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin University.

AMCSUS was founded in 1914. Membership comprises 41 accredited military colleges, junior colleges and college preparatory schools.