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Limitations tested on the trail

...a skill I had stopped being good at a couple of hours past.I was stubborn, however. I kept hearing my Army drill sergeant's sage words with each aching step: "It's mind over matter," his voice echoed. "If you don't mind, it...

It's old hat, now

...Brigade, who officiated at the drill sergeant de-hatting ceremony. Drill...sergeants to be named Fort Gordon drill sergeant of the year. He said it was a...Samuel P. Watkins, a former drill sergeant of the year for whom Fort Gordon's...

Drill sergeants are shouting their last at Fort GordonHistory marches on

...who was named Fort Gordon's drill sergeant of the year in March. He recently extended his assignment as drill sergeant for another year. "I fought...Army for 18 years, said it was a drill sergeant who inspired him to become one...

Knowing the drill

...classes at Evans High School 15 years ago, he leaned somewhat on his experience as an Army drill instructor. As a drill sergeant, Stokes saw himself as a teacher of the Army way of life. He uses that teaching experience at Evans High, but without...

Groups give back for military service

...youth leadership committee. Sgt. Tijuana Cheek, a drill sergeant, said the off-time is what the soldiers need to...in Harlem cares about them." Sgt. Paul Evans, drill sergeant for the group, said all except 13 of the 42-member...

Six are honored for outstanding service during year

...telecommunications operator maintainer course. The noncommissioned officer of the year is Staff Sgt. Jason McCoy, a drill sergeant in the 447th Signal Battalion. McCoy joined the Army in 1999 and is responsible for 120 soldiers in his platoon...

Soldiers feast on meal shared by grateful residents

...rendition of God Bless the USA. "I wanted to switch the tables on Harlem," Staff Sgt. Ramsey Flores, a Fort Gordon drill sergeant, said through the church loudspeaker. "I've been here two years and I've done a lot of things with the city...

Military families flock to lot to pick out free Christmas trees

...soldiers volunteering to unload and distribute the trees got into the spirit of the holiday, Harshman said. "Their drill sergeant told them when it got really cold to huddle together and sing Christmas songs," she said. During the day, familiar...

Amputee plans to remain in the Army

...said Elias, who was released from the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center on Friday to return to active duty as a drill sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga. On June 30, Elias was training new recruits when a grenade simulator exploded in his right...

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