What Are Drill Sergeants Like?: Basic Training Q&A

SPC Sealey explains that Drill Sergeants are there to teach recruits discipline and basic skills.

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Hi, this is Specialist Sealy here at Fort Jackson and I'm answering a question for Tom from Jefferson, Massachusetts, he asks; "What are the drill sergeants like?"

Tom I will say the drill sergeants one you must remember that they are not your friends they are her to teach you a lot of basic skills you need for life they are as hard as they have to be on you. If your disciplined you'll be fine if you don't have discipline you will learn it very quickly so the drill sergeants they are human just like us but there here for a job they're not here to be your friends.