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Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:41:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 2:43:21 PM EDT by Dave_A]

Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:
SSGT Riddle, SGT Post, SGT Gable, and SGT Jones.

Where the fook are they now?

22 years ago....

SFC Torano (sp?, 11B, 82nd w Ranger tab), SSG Cline (sadistic SOB, 11B, 101st), forgot the female DS's name (92-series)
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:42:59 PM EDT
Day and Walker
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:43:27 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Dave_A:

Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:
SSGT Riddle, SGT Post, SGT Gable, and SGT Jones.

Where the fook are they now?

22 years ago....

SFC Torano (sp?), SSG Cline (sadistic SOB), forgot the female DS's name


We didn't have any female instructors back in my day
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:44:54 PM EDT
Sgt. Mosby-'Nam vet, hell of a man.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:45:02 PM EDT
Originally Posted By dispatch55126:
SSgt Jenkins and SSgt Tiurjina.

Looking back, the stuff they did, like having someone fill out a McDonands application for failing a locker inspection, were hilarious.


My best memory though was 3 weeks in...once I was finally able to take a shit. I'm on the can and they call a fire drill. I come running out, pants unbuttoned, no belt, no blouse and no cover. My DI looks at me, tells me to report to CQ "as is". As I'm walking to CQ like this, the other DI's in the squadron just stopped and stared. I figure they assumed that I was so ate up I had to have a purpose.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:46:20 PM EDT
SFC Wooten and SSG Lanham
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:46:57 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 3:21:03 PM EDT by ZombieKiller556]
SSGt Wynn, Sgt Green, & Sgt Acendiago
"Hollywood", CA - Plt 3085, October 2000.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:47:38 PM EDT
B-5-10 FLW 1989

SGT Presley
SGT Hendrix-82nd AA combat patch from Grenada

aka "dead rock star" Drill Sergeants

SGT Cooper
SGT Mitchum
SSG Busby
SSG Seevers

1SG Henderson, 173rd Airborne patch from VN, who I got to know pretty well on two months of "holdover" duty waiting for my security clearance to go through.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:47:59 PM EDT
SFC Parrish, SSGT Henry, SGT Gailfan

26 years ago, remember it like it was last week.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:48:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 2:51:18 PM EDT by fadedsun]
Ssgt Reese
Ssgt Guerpochun
Ssgt Causey

w/ additional help from:

Ssgt Cruz (There at the beginning of Boot)
Sgt Cruz (Somewhere around the middle)
Sgt Richards (from San Diego)
Sgt Workman (At the end, brand new Drill Instructor)

Platoon 1029, Follow Series, Delta Company, 1st Recruit training battalion January 23-April 18.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:49:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 2:53:27 PM EDT by Super_Duty_John]
Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:
SSGT Riddle, SGT Post, SGT Gable, and SGT Jones.

Where the fook are they now?

22 years ago....


Wow! I had a Sgt. Post for a DI at Parris Island! 3rd Bn., Platoon 3016 but that was almost 30 years ago. 1980

SDI Gunny Ward
DI SSGT Earl
DI SGT Dowdy
DI SGT Post
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:49:17 PM EDT
Sr. Drill Inst. SSGT. Flores, Feb.1990, plt. 2015
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:49:48 PM EDT
Fort Dix NJ 1975
A-3-3-3

I can only remember SSGT DeMule's name. And I probably misspelled it.

Sorry about that Drill Sergeant.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:49:58 PM EDT
SSG W Gainey platoon Sgt
SSG R Ogg Asst. platoon Sgt

D-19-4 Ft Knox 1983

William J. (Joe) Gainey was the first Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC). He retired April 25, 2008 with the rank of Command Sergeant Major.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:50:15 PM EDT
SSG Kath, SSG Campbell 3rd Platoon
Company C, 2nd Bn 46th Inf 4th Armor Training BDE

Fort Knox, 1990

Wouldn't do it again for a million bucks!
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:52:00 PM EDT
DS FINDLY
DS HORTON

1991 FT McCLEAN, AL.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:54:08 PM EDT
SFC Ruther, SSG Rivers, SSG Zhukovec. Ran into SSG Rivers two years ago. Recognized him by his gold front teeth.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:57:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 2:59:50 PM EDT by e5mike]
SDI SSGT. Reed
DI SSGT. Bone
DI SSGT. Benett
DI SGT. Ford

MCRD San Diego Plt. 1065 - '95

Yea, I had FOUR!!!
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:58:10 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jmb_nova:




Dude ALWAYS talkd about how fucking badass it was to be an 03... Come to find out he was a COMM guy and wasn't even a damn 03!


One of my DI's, SGT Post, said he was in the barracks in Beirut when it got blown up by Hezbollah. I was never able to verify, but after a few of his "bedtime" stories about waking up at o'dark thirty and the building has fallen down...well, I believe him. He was a hardcore mother f'er.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 2:59:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By markfall:
Jan 20 2005

Ssgt Fowler
Ssgt Del Rio
Sgt. Delgado

Ran into my senior DI in Iraq. Small world. Smaller corps.

No shit! How'd that go?
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:01:02 PM EDT
SSgt Fales
SSgt Mulcahy (female)
3703 Flt 839
1987

Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:03:01 PM EDT

Originally Posted By dispatch55126:
SSgt Jenkins and SSgt Tiurjina.

Looking back, the stuff they did, like having someone fill out a McDonands application for failing a locker inspection, were hilarious.

Oh, shit! I can hear it now...." YOU DON'T BELONG IN MY CORPS"
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:05:04 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MrClean4Hire:
Originally Posted By Dave_A:

Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:
SSGT Riddle, SGT Post, SGT Gable, and SGT Jones.

Where the fook are they now?

22 years ago....

SFC Torano (sp?), SSG Cline (sadistic SOB), forgot the female DS's name


We didn't have any female instructors back in my day

Meeeeeee either! We only saw females on Sunday. At Church. For about an hour.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:08:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By cvtrpr:
SFC Ruther, SSG Rivers, SSG Zhukovec. Ran into SSG Rivers two years ago. Recognized him by his gold front teeth.

Awwww, hellz naw!!!! Lol. A grill in the Arm-eee?
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:09:32 PM EDT
SSG Cawdill

Ft. Knox, 1986
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:13:43 PM EDT
SFC Corde
SSG Thomas
C-2-1
Fort Knox 1983
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:14:55 PM EDT
Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:

Originally Posted By cvtrpr:
SFC Ruther, SSG Rivers, SSG Zhukovec. Ran into SSG Rivers two years ago. Recognized him by his gold front teeth.

Awwww, hellz naw!!!! Lol. A grill in the Arm-eee?


shit, the female SGM i've got now has one.

my DS'
Pickelman
Arias
Cordoza

D Battery, 1/140 FA 13F OSUT 03
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:18:43 PM EDT
Ha ha ha ha... It's so funny that all the names come back like it was yesterday.

Fort Sill Oklahoma June 1997 B Battery 1st Bn 79th FA

Senior DS SFC Russell
SSG Barker
SSG Lemons
SSG Jordan - CRAZY Mo-Fo who used to tell us stories about killing a pregnant woman who ran his line in Panama. Bragged about how it was one shot, two kills. He also encouraged us young privates to screw a woman with no legs because you could just set her up there and spin. I'll never forget that guy.

Then June 1998 D Battery 1/22nd for AIT 13B. I was NG, so it was a split op instead of OSUT. Our AIT Drills were all 95th BN USAR, so the only consistent drill we had was SSG Estep, who was there the whole time.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:18:49 PM EDT
T. Seiffring that hard ass bastige!

But gave me one hell of a reference later on so it was all good
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:20:30 PM EDT
SSGT Barlon and SSGT Burr are the only ones I can remember from 18 years ago.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:22:35 PM EDT
Ssgt, Rankin (my role model), Sgt. Cooper, Sgt baptiste, Sgt. White and First sgt. Keller

SW
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:23:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 3:24:05 PM EDT by ChinoUSMC]
Unless you've been hit in the head a few times and suffered brain injury... every service member will/should remember...

SSgt Laarman
Sgt Casselis
Sgt Sapp
Sgt Dempsey

ETA: Plt 1032, C Co, 1st BN
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:25:29 PM EDT
QMC Herman

X-Ray 23

June 1974

Meanest SOB I ever met.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:28:06 PM EDT
BMC Tharpe

Kilo Company

TRACEN Cape May, 1976
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:28:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 3:29:03 PM EDT by MikeSearson]
Platoon 3010
November 1987
Parris Island, SC

SSgt Svetlovics
SSgt North
Sgt Mink
Sgt Patino
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:30:47 PM EDT
Mendoza. A real sonofabitch.

Then one day he had us all at attention and went down the line making fun of everyone. He was actually very funny but yelled at those who laughed. I laughed.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:32:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 3:41:40 PM EDT by Fuggit]
Without even taking a second to think about it.

MCRD PI-mid '70s.

Senior-SSGT Delarino
SGT Farley
SGT Elder
SGT Vihill

SGT Elder was the biggest, meanest, sadistic SOB to ever step foot on PI. We loved SSGT Delarino because he always saved us.

Our Series GYSGT Emmsminger almost ran over me on Okinawa a year or so later. He pulled over and yelled, "Fuggit, you're still one stupid SOB aren't you." Except this time he was smiling. Stilled scared me.

ETA-The OP said Drill Instructors. He didn't mention anything about Doggies posting in this thread.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:33:08 PM EDT
BMC Warren
BMC Palowski (sp)
Kilo company 11/80
It was kind of a strange set of circumstances.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:33:21 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 3:34:02 PM EDT by Gravity3694]
SDI SSGT Robins
SGT Wilcox
SGT Bland
SGT Evans. He got moved to third deck when some DI got fired, so we only had him for about one month.

We even had a 5th for a week, but he was a DI in training.

PLT 1057 D CO 1st BN

Who can't remember this stuff. Heck I even remember some of the names of other DIs in the company.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:33:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By dispatch55126:
Originally Posted By dispatch55126:
SSgt Jenkins and SSgt Tiurjina.

Looking back, the stuff they did, like having someone fill out a McDonands application for failing a locker inspection, were hilarious.


My best memory though was 3 weeks in...once I was finally able to take a shit. I'm on the can and they call a fire drill. I come running out, pants unbuttoned, no belt, no blouse and no cover. My DI looks at me, tells me to report to CQ "as is". As I'm walking to CQ like this, the other DI's in the squadron just stopped and stared.I figure they assumed that I was so ate up I had to have a purpose.

Your fucking killing me!!!
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:34:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/5/2010 3:34:35 PM EDT by MK4Mod0]
BMCS Bennet

Mike-96

Cape May NJ 1976
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:39:54 PM EDT
SSG Twigg
SSG Poole
SSG Jacobs

Ft Knox 1998
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:42:47 PM EDT
2nd plt A-2-46 Inf, 4th Bde Ft Knox, January 1989:

SFC Mahabirsingh
SSG Williams
Sgt Gita

I'll never forget them. But the funny thing is that I don't remember any of the drill sergeants' names from AIT at Ft Gordon, jump school, or my "second basic training" when I did the AIT portion of OSUT about a year and a half later to retrain as an 11M .



Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:43:41 PM EDT
Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:

Originally Posted By MrClean4Hire:
Originally Posted By Dave_A:

Originally Posted By JarheadPatriot:
SSGT Riddle, SGT Post, SGT Gable, and SGT Jones.

Where the fook are they now?

22 years ago....

SFC Torano (sp?), SSG Cline (sadistic SOB), forgot the female DS's name


We didn't have any female instructors back in my day

Meeeeeee either! We only saw females on Sunday. At Church. For about an hour.


And the troop medical clinic.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:43:54 PM EDT
Platoon 3099
MCRD SD,1974

SSgt. R.D. Minor
Sgt. D.L. Smith
Sgt. C.A. Trujillo

SSgt. J.E.Rufra was a brand new D.I. who came to our platoonat the start of 2nd Phase.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:44:36 PM EDT
Fort Jackson SC, 1990
Drill Sargent Boyd
Drill Sargent Ferell
Senior Drill Small

D.S. Boyd was a hell of a man. Squared away and made it his lifes purpose to make us that way too. Thanks D.S. Boyd
D.S. Ferell was a raving fucking loony but taught us a ton shit on FTX about booby traps and small squad tactics.
D.S. Small was a good man and never blew a gasket infront of the platoon. He would take your ass into the "torture chamber" and smoke you for an hour or two. I was in the torture chamber, I came out a broken, but smarter man

1st Platoon, Wolf Pack leads the way!!
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:45:38 PM EDT
MM1 Derrick and ATC (AW) Levault. 1996.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:47:00 PM EDT
FT Benning winter 91
C 4-30th 1st platoon

SFC Perez
SSG Melendes
SSG Reynolds

Ahh, memories
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:47:23 PM EDT
Z159

ASTC Gladish
MK1 Sidoti
MK2 Kelly

MK2 Kelly was our female Company Commander. I thought she was very attractive, I used to get into trouble on purpose so she would yell at me then stand over top of me wearing those shiny black boots.
Link Posted: 1/5/2010 3:49:09 PM EDT
20 years ago TODAY, I stood on the yellow footprints at Parris Island.

SSGT Hebron
SSGT Rainey
SGT Wilde
SGT Hunter

PLT 2031 H Co. 2D BN
Graduated 30 March 1990
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