CBRN AIT Drill Sergeant
In the role of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Advanced Individual Training (AIT) Drill Sergeant, this individual serves in one of only two CBRN AIT companies in the Army. Their primary responsibilities revolve around the discipline, morale, health, and welfare of 120 soldiers during a ten-week training cycle. They serve as role models and lead soldiers through the Soldierization process, providing instruction and training on Army Values, Physical Readiness Training, and Drill and Ceremony. Additionally, they reinforce 74D 10-level tasks training, conduct facility and soldier inspections to ensure compliance with regulations, and carry out performance counseling and mentorship.
00G3X Drill Sergeant
As a Drill Sergeant in a Basic Combat Training Platoon, this individual plays a critical role in transforming civilians into competent and confident soldiers. They maintain the highest standards while teaching the basics of soldiering to up to 60 Initial Entry Training Soldiers during a 10-week cycle. Their responsibilities include preparing, executing, and assessing rifle marksmanship training, combat fitness training, and common task skills training. They also contribute to maintaining discipline and ensuring the health and personal well-being of all assigned soldiers, as well as assisting in the accountability of over $200,000 worth of equipment.
Drill Sergeant Candidate
This individual is participating in the Drill Sergeant Preparatory Course with the goal of qualifying to attend Drill Sergeant School. They work closely with pre-basic training soldiers, instructing required modules and providing training with a focus on drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies, physical fitness, basic rifle marksmanship, military discipline and bearing, and Army Values. They also provide support to local Army Reserves and ROTC units by assisting with basic rifle marksmanship, land navigation, administration of the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), and other basic combat training tasks.
Drill Sergeant in a Basic Combat Training (BCT) company
Serving as a Drill Sergeant in a Basic Combat Training (BCT) company, this individual is responsible for the individual training, supervision, and development of 40-60 Initial Entry Training Soldiers per nine-week cycle. Their primary goal is to ensure that standards are met to provide the U.S. Army with disciplined, physically and morally fit soldiers who are competent in warrior core tasks and capable of fighting and winning regardless of their Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). They coordinate and integrate logistics, maintenance, and safety in all platoon operations.
Drill Sergeant: MOS 11B
This individual is responsible for training 60 Infantry Soldiers in all phases of training. They support the Infantry and One-Station Unit Training (OSUT) Program of Instruction (POI) by conducting classes on various Infantry subjects. Additionally, they ensure that each assigned soldier’s training record is properly maintained and conduct situational training exercises during a seven-day Field Training Exercise (FTX). They are also responsible for the accountability and maintenance of equipment valued in excess of $75,000.
In this role, the individual is responsible for training 1,000 Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers annually in Physical Fitness, Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM), Drill and Ceremony, and other general subjects of Basic Combat Training (BCT). They play a crucial role in indoctrinating soldiers in the fundamentals of military life, Army Core Values, esprit de corps, leadership, military bearing, customs and courtesies. As a Squad Leader in a BCT Company, they advise the Platoon Sergeant on unit matters and the performance of subordinate cadre, and they are accountable for $100,000 worth of equipment.
This individual conducts initial entry training for newly enlisted personnel, instructing and assisting in the training of basic combat tasks to recruits. Their role involves developing recruits in discipline, physical fitness, military bearing, personal hygiene, first aid, and instilling pride in the military and country. They train recruits in drill and ceremonies, basic rifle marksmanship, and the maintenance of assigned equipment. They also provide instruction on military history, customs, courtesies, and military regulations. As a Drill Sergeant, they exemplify the Warrior Ethos, Army Values, and serve as an example for all soldiers to follow.
Senior Drill Sergeant
Senior Drill Sergeant
In the position of a Senior Drill Sergeant in a Basic Combat Training Company, this individual is responsible for training over 60 Initial Entry Soldiers in a 10-week cycle. They oversee the accountability, professional development, supervision, and evaluation of three Drill Sergeants. Additionally, they are responsible for the professional development and mentoring of nine junior Drill Sergeants. They initiate and supervise instructions to Initial Entry Soldiers in all subjects required to complete Basic Combat Training. Furthermore, they are accountable for $150,000 worth of equipment and assist the First Sergeant and Commander in preparing and conducting all training.
Senior Drill Sergeant
As a Senior Drill Sergeant in a Basic Combat Training Brigade, this individual is responsible for the accountability, supervision, professional development, and evaluation of two Drill Sergeants. They oversee the training of 360 Initial Entry Training Soldiers per year and ensure the accountability and serviceability of individual and organizational equipment valued in excess of $125,000. They are entrusted with instilling discipline, enforcing Army Values and military standards, and providing leadership, guidance, and counseling for Drill Sergeants and IET Soldiers. They ensure compliance with all TRADOC POI training guidelines and uphold the Army Standards.
Senior Drill Sergeant/11B4X
This individual serves as a mentor to two Drill Sergeants and conducts training for 60 Infantry Soldiers in all phases of training. They provide support to the Infantry OSUT POI and deliver classes on various Infantry subjects. They maintain proper records of each assigned Soldier’s individual training and conduct situational training exercises during a seven-day FTX. They actively contribute to the planning and execution of all training activities. Additionally, they are responsible for the accountability and maintenance of equipment valued at over $50,000.
First Sergeant 00G4M (DRILL SERGEANT COMPANY)
As the First Sergeant of a Drill Sergeant Company, this individual leads a basic training company consisting of 24 Soldiers, including 12 Drill Sergeants, Drill Sergeant Candidates, Training NCOs, and 2 Supply Sergeants. They are responsible for executing established policies and standards related to the training, mentoring, disciplining, health, welfare, and physical fitness of all Soldiers. They monitor the competence of Drill Sergeants in all areas of basic Soldiering skills and provide assistance and advice to the Commander and staff on enlisted Soldier and family matters. They also accompany the Commander on inspections, visits, ceremonies, and hold formations.