Major General (MG) Cedric T. Wins was raised in the Washington DC area. He is a 1985 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, in Lexington, Virginia. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery. During his 28 years of service, MG Wins has held command and staff assignments in Field Artillery units in the 7th Infantry Division, the 2nd Infantry Division, and the 4th Infantry Division. Additionally, MG Wins has served in positions of growing responsibility in the Headquarters, Department of the Army and Joint staffs.
MG Wins assumed the duties of the Director, Requirements Integration, Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), on 17 May 2013. Prior to his assignment to TRADOC, he served as the Deputy Commander for Police and the Joint Program Executive Officer for the Afghan Public Protection Force Advisory Group, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Training Mission-Afghanistan, & OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan.
MG Wins holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from VMI, a Master of Science Degree in Management with a concentration in Quantitative Analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, and a Master of Science in National Security and Strategic Studies from the National War College. He is a graduate of the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the United States Army Command and General Staff College, and the Operations Research Systems Analysis Military Applications Course.