March 16, 1899: Edwin Jackson Kyle stood in as acting commandant while also serving as commander of the Corps. He served in this role until May 1, 1899. He is the only student to have simultaneously been in both positions.
March 16, 1915: The birth date of Lt. Gen. Ormond R. Simpson, class of 1936. Ormond served in three wars — World War II, Korea and Vietnam — before retiring in 1972. Ormand became A&M's assistant vice president for student services and head of the School of Military Sciences.