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Category: 108th Training Command (IET)

Army icon turns 51
September 24, 2015
Drill sergeants, both past and present, traveled across the country for the 51st anniversary celebration of the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant program held at Fort Jackson, S.C., Sept. 11, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

108th Training Command welcomes new leadership
September 24, 2015
Soldiers of the 108th Training Command (IET) stand ready before the start of the change of command ceremony between Maj. Gen. Leslie Purser, outgoing commander and Maj. Gen. Mark McQueen, incoming commander, at Victory Field on Fort Jackson, S.C., Sept. 20, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Training Command ramps up for mission to Middle East
July 31, 2015
Soldiers from the 108th Training Command (IET), U.S. Army Reserve, ramp up to travel to the Middle East for a mission under the direction of CENTCOM. The 108th has been tapped to perform a training mission for Facilities Security Forces, who protect infrastructure in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Leaders past and present build leaders of the future
July 24, 2015
Cadets of the 7th Regiment, Combat Leader Course negotiate the rapelling tower Saturday, July 11 at Fort Knox, Ky. The rappelling tower exercise is used to help cadets overcome fear, instill them with confidence and to build empathy for their subordinates in challenging circumstances. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Javier Amador)

West Point welcomes future cadets on R-day
July 13, 2015
Before reporting to the Company 1st Sgt. on R-day at the United States Military Academy at West Point, future cadets must first prove they have mastered the skill by reporting to a Cow, or Cadet in his third year at the Academy. About 1,300 future Cadets report each year to the Academy on R-day which is typically held on the last Monday in June. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Clemson University research project preserves veterans’ stories for the ages
July 13, 2015
Retired U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Robert A. Henderson, 95, a Pearl Harbor survivor, does pull-ups in his home gym May 28, 2015. He attributes his longevity and health to discipline, integrity, faith in God, and being faithful in marraige (he and his wife will celebrate 70 years together this year). He works out three times a week, rain or shine, doing pull-ups, curls, bench presses, rowers, and running on his treadmill. "Living this long is no accident," he said. "It takes work." Henderson served 51 months in combat during the war, culminating at the Battle of Okinawa. "I was in the first and last battles of the war.” (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

Survivability is key at Chaplain Basic
July 13, 2015
Officers in the Chaplain's Basic Officer Leaders Course put their faith in their protective gear to the test in the CBRN chamber. The 104th Training Division (LT) facilitated the training at the facility. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Army Reserve commander strives for mirror image
June 8, 2015
Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sgt. Russell Vidler, 98th Training Division (IET), negotiates the mud obstacle during the third day of competition at the 108th Training Command (IET) combined Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year competition held at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Vidler is one of five drill sergeants competing for the top honor in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Chevrons for coach: How a first sergeant uses his military experience as a wrestling coach
March 13, 2015
Army 1st Sgt. Joshua Engel, first sergeant for the 416th Theater Engineer Command, Headquarters Company, living in Iron Ridge, Wis., used his military experience to become the head wrestling coach for Dodgeland High School, which is the same high school he attended growing up. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)