The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Episode 2 - Going to the Drill Sergeant Academy
190327-A-ZG886-053.JPG Photo By: Maj. Michelle Lunato

FORT JACKSON, SC. - U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Alycia Perkins, an all-wheeled vehicle mechanic with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 485th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), removes her bags from her truck as she prepares to enter the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Perkins decided to attended the nine-week school to become a U.S. Army Reserve drill sergeant because she wanted to make a positive impact on the next generation of Army Soldiers.


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