The third major agency of student government at VMI is the Cadet Regiment, made up of two battalions, organized in nine rifle companies plus Band Company.
On the basis of demonstrated qualities of leadership and proficiency in military and academic studies, cadets are appointed to non-commissioned and commissioned cadet rank. The First Captain, as the highest-ranking cadet, commands the regiment. A major share of the administration of the Corps of Cadets is entrusted to cadet officers and their staffs.
Regimental Staff; S-1; S-2; S-3; S-4; S-5; S-6; S-7; Color Guard; 1st Battalion Staff--Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta & Band; 2nd Battalion Staff--Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel & India; General Committee