‘The only thing I ever wanted to be was a soldier”: New 3-star general credits S.C. State, his family, men under him for successful career | Military | thetandd.com


“Today, my grandfather is smiling in heaven seeing his grandson with the rank of a three-star general,” Stephen Twitty said.

“He couldn’t even visualize or fathom the fact that I’d become a general,” Twitty said. “The best that he could think about — because it came out of his mouth — is, ‘You’re going to be an officer.’”

“I spent most of my time with my grandparents,” he said. “My grandfather used to march me around the living room. He would salute me and I would salute back. He would call cadence and all that stuff.”

When he was only 7, his grandfather died and he was crushed, Twitty said, adding, “He was the joy of my life.”

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