After a ceremony held at the Fort Jackson, S.C., Post Theater on June 22, graduates of the Drill Sergeant Course, class 008-16, take time to reacquaint with their friends and family members. Candidates at the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy spend a total of 63 training days learning the art of inspiring, motivating, and mentoring new Soldiers in Basic Combat Training. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton/ released)