Staff Sgt. Amber Jones, a drill sergeant leader at the U.S. Army Drill Sgt. School at Fort Jackson, S.C., discusses the "position of attention" to drill sergeant candidates now in there second week of training. Jones, an AGR Soldier with the Army Reserve, has been on the trail for a total of four years, with two of those coming in her current position as drill sergeant leader. Soldiers serving at the Drill Sergeant School are hand-picked from a select group of noncommissioned officers and are charged with preparing the Army's elite for becoming a drill sergeant.

Soldier's unique position puts her with Army Reserve elite

At first glance, Staff Sgt. Amber Jones may seem like just another drill sergeant doing her best to train a bunch of "ordinary joe's" at Fort Jackson, S.C....READ MORE


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Mission Statement: To provide professionally trained and ready Drill Sergeants, Instructors, Leader Trainers, and Command and Control expertise to conduct Initial Military Training and Foreign Military Training.

Vision Statement: Be the premiere U.S. Army Training Command that provides expert force generating, operational, and strategic military training capabilities. As the force of choice, we will deliver training subject matter experts globally in support of contingency, stability, and partnership operations throughout a multi-agency and multi-national environment.


The 108th Training Command (IET)is a well postured unit providing exceptional support to TRADOC requirements.

Maj. Gen. Leslie Purser



'Be all that you can be' was the Army's slogan for about 21-years and for good reason, it worked! But 'be all that you can be' sometimes takes a lot more than personal desire. It takes leaders that take the time to mentor their Soldiers, to put them on the road to success, to keep them on track

Command Sgt. Maj. Robert J. Riti


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