Army “Drill Sergeant Machine” redefines “Be All You Can Be”
Sgt. 1st Class Craig Pienkoski, an Army Reserve component career counselor assigned to 4th Infantry Division, is presented a first place trophy for the 2023 RCCC Drill Sergeant Challenge by Maj. Gen. William B. Dyer III at Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 17, 2023. Pienkoski transitioned 17 Soldiers from active duty to the Army Reserve Component Drill Sergeant Program in 2023. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Doniel Kennedy)
Nov. 27, 2023 - From films like "Full Metal Jacket" to "Major Payne" or even "Jarhead," Drill Sergeants carry a presence that evoke excitement all over the world. Quite honestly, they are widely considered the backbone of the entire U.S...

III Armored Corps Soldier honored as top drill sergeant career counselor
Master Sgt. (Ret.) April Bravo poses with her husband Sgt. 1st Class Louis Bravo, a career counselor for III Armored Corps Army Reserve and National Guard retention team, after he received a Meritorious Service Medal for his being named the Army's top drill sergeant career counselor during a ceremony at Ft. Hood, Texas, Jan. 9, 2023. A Rome, New York native, Bravo transitioned 24 reserve component drill sergeants, which led him to be named the most prolific drill-sergeant career counselor in the entire Army. He beat out his nearest competitor by 10. The office he works for serves a unique role in the III Armored Corps, as it gives Soldiers transitioning from the active-duty component a chance to continue serving in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard. The Bravos met while stationed together at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Evan Ruchotzke)
Jan. 12, 2023 - A Soldier with the III Armored Corps National Guard and Reserve Component Career Counselor team earned recognition for his work as the nation’s top Army Reserve Drill Sergeant Career Counselor during a ceremony here, Jan. 9,...

108th Training Command welcomes new commander
Maj. Gen. William Dyer III assumed duties as the commander of the 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training) from Maj. Gen. Andrew Juknelis during a Change of Command Ceremony November 20 at the unit’s new headquarters in Charlotte, NC. Maj. Gen. Eugene LeBoeuf, the deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Reserve, presided over the ceremony.
Nov. 22, 2022 - Maj. Gen. William Dyer III assumed duties as the commander of the 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training) from Maj. Gen. Andrew Juknelis during a Change of Command Ceremony November 20 at the unit’s new headquarters...

Competing for title of U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year
Aviation Center of Excellence 2022 Drill Sergeant of the Year SSG Christopher Kramer is competing for the title of US Army Drill Sergeant of the Year
Sept. 15, 2022 - Drill sergeants from across the U.S. Army will be competing at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, from Sept. 11-15 for a chance to earn the title of Drill Sergeant of the Year...

PHOTO GALLERY: Confidence/obstacle course and rappel tower at Fort Knox
Sgt. 1st Class Chase Stevens, senior instructor with Company B, 399th Regiment (Cadet Summer Training), left, checks the rappel lines in the caribiner for Staff Sgt. Michael Soto, right, instructor with Co. B, 399th Regt. (CST) June 5 on the CST Rappel Tower on Fort Knox, Ky. Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 399th Regiment, will lead thousands of Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets from across the country through the confidence/obstacle course and rappel tower at Fort Knox this summer starting in early June. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson)
June 14, 2022 - Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 399th Regiment, will lead thousands of Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets from across the country through the confidence/obstacle course and rappel tower at Fort Knox this summer starting in...
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