Full Competitive Seasons
Kaywin McCall ’22
Hometown: Bryan, Texas
Outfit: Company E-2
Kaywin McCall ‘22 is a member of Company E-2, where she also serves as a Training Officer.
On the Quad, Kaywin is currently the team captain of the Corps Women’s Basketball team. She is also a member of the OR Simpson Honor Society and serves as a Platoon Leader in Alpha Company for Texas A&M’s Army ROTC. Last year, Kaywin was named the “Strongest Female Cadet in the Corps,” posting the highest squat weight, bench weight, and performing the most pull-ups.
Off the Quad, Kaywin is a pool manager for the City of Bryan and trains new lifeguards during the summer while also running weekly in-service training sessions. Kaywin also coaches the middle school girls basketball team at Brazos Christian, where her players are coming up on an undefeated season. Kaywin enjoys working out at Crossfit Obey in Bryan, which is a Christian based CrossFit gym.
“The Corps has helped me grow in my leadership abilities, which I have used in Army ROTC officer training this past summer. I have grown my personal Aggie network in ways I never thought possible,” Kaywin said.
After graduation, Kaywin plans to commission into the Army National Guard, while her soon-to-be husband, Anthony Niemiec, plans to commission into the Army as an Armor Officer. Kaywin also plans to go to TEEX Academy for firefighting and paramedic studies, where she later hopes to work in emergency medicine.
View the video below to learn more about Kaywin’s work with Brazos Christian and her journey with the Corps of Cadets.
Matthew T. Nagbe ‘22
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Major: Technology Management with minors in Cyber Security & Business Administration
Outfit: Squadron 2
Matthew T. Nagbe ‘22 is a member of Squadron 2, where he currently serves as the Athletics Officer. Matthew is pursuing an Air Force contract. Off the Quad, Matthew has been involved in several professional internship opportunities in the Information Technology and Human Resources fields. Matthew is married to Zaria Nagbe ‘22 and is the proud father of Airaz Nagbe ‘43!
“I think the beauty of life comes through the diverse paths we all chose to walk on and how we cultivate and maintain the relationships which help shape us,” Matthew said. “I love this great university. I love the Corps of Cadets, and I know I was ordained to be here. I would not have met my wife nor had my baby girl right now. Who knew a kid from the inner city of Philadelphia would be at Texas A&M, would be seeking to commission into the United States Air Force right now? God makes everything beautiful in his time, despite our weaknesses and flaws. Make your pathway and set it ablaze, that’s my Gator 2 cents.”
Upon graduating from Texas A&M, Matthew will commission into the United States Air Force, where he hopes to work in either intelligence, cyber security, or aircraft maintenance.
Erin Keohane ‘22
Hometown: Hurst, Texas
Major: Industrial Distribution
Outfit: Company S-2
Erin Keohane ‘22 currently serves as the Recruiting Officer for Company S-2. Erin has held a variety of positions within the outfit, including Guidon Bearer and Platoon Sergeant. Outside of her outfit, Erin serves as the Public Affairs Officer for the Texas A&M NROTC Battalion and is a Platoon Leader within Parsons Mounted Cavalry. Erin was also previously involved with the Corps Women’s Soccer Team for two seasons.
“My experiences in the Corps and in Parsons Mounted Cavalry have taught me to consistently push myself outside of my comfort zone and that true leadership comes from a place of humility,” Erin said of her time in the Corps.
Off the Quad, Erin is involved in a number of activities. She has spent much of her time volunteering as a group leader with the John 15 group at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, where she serves as a mentor to freshman students. Erin is also a member of the Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID).
After graduating from Texas A&M in December of 2022, Erin will commission into the United States Navy as an Ensign, where she hopes to serve as a Naval Aviator.