U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Twanda “Tia” E. Young Retires

Updated Jan 7, 2021

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Twanda “Tia” E. Young – the first female officer commissioned through S.C. State’s ROTC program promoted to general – has retired from the Army Reserve after 33 years, The Times and Democrat reported.

Brig. Gen. Twanda E. Young

She was the deputy commanding general with Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Young holds a bachelor’s degree from Claflin University and is a distinguished military graduate of South Carolina State University’s ROTC program.