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From the Commanding General

Greetings Griffon Team! I hope you rang in 2020 in style, and got some well-deserved down-time over the holiday period. So, we’re in the calendar year 2020, which caused me to think of the fact that we commonly use the term 20/20 in regard to v... More >>

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What is Your Legacy?

In Simon Sinek’s book “The Infinite Game” he contrasts the idea of infinite and finite games as it relates to organizational operational philosophy and culture. Although I am not a fan of the term game as it relates to the Army; in the context of th... More >>

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The Making of a Drill Sergeant Transforming Civilians into Soldiers

(This is part three of a three-part story.) Watching the Army recruits run to their designated location, the drill sergeant could feel the tension, the excitement, the anticipation. The only question now was, who was more excited—her or the t... More >>

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Soldier Records, Data Correctness and the Future of Army Human Resources Records Management

Soldier records management is a critical component of Army Human Resources. Accurate records ensure Soldiers are paid properly, promoted on time, and marketable when broadening and developmental assignments are available. One of the most valuab... More >>

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Hero of the Game

It was a scary moment at the Ft. Custer Training Center, Augusta, Michigan, when a Cadet fell approximately 31’ from the “Tough One” obstacle during a joint exercise between Cadets from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Army ROTC... More >>

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From the 95th Training Division (IET) Commander

In November, our very own 95th Division Association traveled to France to take part in some key commemorations. As many of you know our Division played a critical role in the liberation of France during World War II, and this year marks the 75th ann... More >>

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A Lasting Legacy

Drill Sergeants leave an indelible mark on the Soldiers whom they train. Being a Drill Sergeant is a unique assignment, not found anywhere else in the Army. So, why do Drill Sergeants do what they do? To answer that question, I traveled to 3RD ... More >>

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TWO UNIFORMS, ONE MISSION

Similarities in the two jobs abound. “I get to positively motivate, educate and interact with people from different areas.” Trooper Grauzer said, “Every experience is a learning opportunity, and I go to places I never thought I would go. Both jobs h... More >>

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Are You ENGAGEd?

Earlier this year, the 95th Training Division and 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command hosted an ENGAGE T4T (Train the Trainer) and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) update workshop. More >>

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From the 98th Training Division (IET) Commander

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit 3rd Brigade, 98th Training Division (IET). I had a great trip meeting the staff, gaining a better understanding of the unique challenges faced by the brigade, and meeting with the 98th Alumni Association at t... More >>

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Preparing for the Army Combat Fitness Test

One Company from the 1st Battalion, 304th Infantry Regiment, headquartered in Londonderry, NH, is making its mark preparing their Soldiers for the upcoming Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT). On September 7th, C Co (Comanche), out of Saco, Maine, condu... More >>

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98th Training Division Alumni Association Luncheon

In late November, Brig. Gen. Tony Wright traveled to New York. After meeting with 3rd Brigade leaders in Buffalo, the Commanding General had the opportunity to meet with the 98th Training Division Alumni Association at their monthly luncheon in Roch... More >>

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I Am An Ironman

140.6 miles. I AM AN IRONMAN. Ten months ago I committed myself to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and then run a full marathon, back to back to back. I could write a book on the things I’ve learned about myself in those 10 months. From the day I ... More >>

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Task Force Marshall Holds NCO Induction Ceremony

Task Force Marshall leaders welcomed new sergeants into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps during an NCO Induction Ceremony in Eastover, South Carolina on November 19, 2019. An NCO Induction Ceremony is a ceremonial tradition that is separate fr... More >>

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A New Year Brings Hope and Change, but Never Forget the Past

As 2020 kicks off, Soldiers, veterans and families across the 98th Training Division (IET) are inevitably looking forward. The new year brings hope and plans and resolutions. However, every great leader knows, the best path to future success is to e... More >>

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