company

Unit of affiliation; cadets are assigned to one of 20 companies housed in five battalions (or barracks).

  • First Battalion (Murray Barracks)
    • Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, and Delta Companies
  • Second Battalion (Padgett-Thomas Barracks)
    • Echo, F-Troop, Golf, Hotel, and Band Companies
  • Third Battalion (Law Barracks)
    • India, Kilo, Lima, and Mike Companies
  • Fourth Battalion (Watts Barracks)
    • November, Oscar, Romeo, and Tango Companies
  • Fifth Battalion (Stevens Barracks)
    • Palmetto Battery; Papa, Sierra, and Victor Companies

Capitalize only when referring to specific cadet companies:

  • Each cadet company is assigned a TAC officer.
  • The commander of Charlie Company is from Sumter, S.C.

Corps

Capitalize “Corps” when used alone to refer to the entire unit of cadets.

Corps Day

Corps Day is a weekend in March celebrating the college’s founding. While the college was founded in December 1842, it wasn’t until March 20, 1843, that the first cadets reported. The anniversary is therefore calculated using 1843. In 2018, the college will be 175 years old.