Category: 108th Training Command (IET)

Soldier engages community through game
November 23, 2015
Staff Sgt. Gretta Smith, an executive administrative assistant with the 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training) catches the ball during a practice kickball game Nov. 15, 2015, at Clanton Park in Charlotte, N.C. Smith plays with an all-female kickball team which is part of the “Ladies under the Lights” kickball league as a way of interacting with her community. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Javier Amador)

Family with tradition of service to country marks new milestone
November 15, 2015
Retired Brig. Gen. Blake Williams delivers his remarks during the promotion ceremony for his son, Maj. Mark Williams on Oct. 18, 2015. Blake Williams and his sons, Mark Williams and Capt. Ryan Williams (not shown) have over four decades of service in the Army Reserve. Blake Williams previously served in the 108th Training Command (IET), the same unit both his sons are currently assigned to. (Photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 108th Training Command (IET), Public Affairs)

Reserved for a challenge
November 7, 2015
A participant pushes a sled while racing through the Army Reserve Fitness Challenge during day one of the 2015 Tough Mudder at Palm Bay Fla., Nov. 8. A team of drill sergeants was present motivating and critiquing the participants as they took on the challenge. The drill sergeants guaranteed that competitors got a feel of how it’s like working under stress and urgency by yelling commands and creating a stressful environment while ensuring the competitors navigated the course using proper Army technique. The timed challenge was comprised of five Army themed exercises in which volunteers competed for prizes and spots on the daily leaderboard.

108th hosts pilot workshop for Project Arrive Ready
November 5, 2015
Master Sgt. Sandra Cook, U.S. Army Reserve Command House Services Branch noncommissioned officer in charge, speaks to a group of Soldiers from the 108th Training Command (IET) who will serve as medical readiness coordinators for their units about line of duty reports during a two-day pilot workshop known as Project Arrive Ready in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

108th Training Command drill sergeants mold future leaders at Clemson University
October 27, 2015
Army Reserve drill sergeant, Sgt. Larry Davis, of Greer, S.C., of 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 2nd Bde., 98th Training Div. (IET), teaches a group of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets how to pull apart a Browning M2 .50-caliber machine gun as part of a leadership training exercise in the Clemson Forest, Oct. 24, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

Defying the odds, Sele promoted to brigadier general
October 27, 2015
Brig. Gen. Richard Sele, 108th Training Command (IET) deputy commanding general, gives his grandaughter a kiss while presenting a bouquet of yellow roses to his daughter for her contributions, and patience, to the Army as a family member. Sele was promoted to the rank of Brig. Gen. during a ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Daniel Ammerman, United States Army Civil Affairs and Pychological Operations Command commanding general, at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, N.C., Oct. 25, 2015. Sele, a longtime civil affairs Soldier, takes over for Brig. Gen. A. Ray Royalty as the deputy commanding general of the 108th, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

September 30, 2015
Barry Moore, 108th Training Command (IET) supervisory logistics management specialist, misses the ball completely, while participating in the 5th annual Griffon Association golf tournament at the Pine Island Country Club, in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 28, 2015. More than 50 Soldiers, veterans and family members participated in the event to raise money for educational scholarships and charity. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

98th Div. drill sergeants teach D&C to future Army leaders at Clemson University
September 24, 2015
Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sgt. Blake Howell of Belton, S.C., inspects the arm and hand positions of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets while teaching them the proper way to salute during a drill and ceremony lab conducted by drill sergeants from the division on Clemson’s Bowman Field, Sept. 3, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

Remain calm, all is well
September 24, 2015
With Headquarters Standardization only months away and Reformation to begin by Oct. 1, 2016, leadership in the 108th Training Command (IET) are urging patience. The command staff is working toward a solution to reduce their ranks by the mandated 10 percent while still remaining fully mission capable to meet all of TRADOC mission requirements, at a minimal displacement to Soldiers.(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Let’s go racin’ boys
September 24, 2015
Sgt. 1st Class Erica Adderley safely shuttles a cart with disabled persons from the ADA lot to their trackside seats before the start of the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington, S.C., Sept. 6, 2015. Thirty Army Reserve Soldiers and their family members from the 108th Training Command (IET) and 415th Chemical Brigade gave up their Labor Day weekend to lend a helping hand to those in need for the race weekend. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)