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Drill sergeants are shouting their last at Fort Gordon

With their wide-brimmed "Smokey Bear" hats, drill sergeants stand out when marching troops across Chamberlain Avenue or training young soldiers at the forward operating base.
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...for aggravated assault, terroristic threats and simple battery. Fort Gordon to name Drill Sergeant of Year Fort Gordon's Drill Sergeant of the Year will be announced Friday at a ceremony at Alexander Hall, according to a news release. The ceremony...
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Military brats following fathers' footsteps

When Terry Brady graduated from high school, he had his future planned. First college, then a good job that would lead to a successful career. But no way was he joining the military like his father, a career noncommissioned officer in the Army.
It's old hat, now

...officers, he said. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Samuel P. Watkins, a former drill sergeant of the year for whom Fort Gordon's drill sergeant of the year award was named, was the keynote speaker. "This is a major undertaking," he said. "It's...
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