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TRADOC Regulation 350-16: Training Drill Sergeant Program


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This United States (U.S.) Army Training and Doctrine Command Regulation 350-16 establishes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for managing the Drill Sergeant Program. This major revision, dated 5 May 2020: Updates office symbols and addresses (throughout), Removes references to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Form 350-E (throughout), Rescinds U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Form 369-E and replaces references to it with U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Form 600-21-1 (throughout), Updates roles and responsibilities (para 1-4), Adds records management requirements (para 1-5), Changes the general technical score requirement for drill sergeant candidates in accordance with Army Regulation 614-200 (para 2-1f), Adds the Proponent Development Integration Division as being responsible for managing the Training Requirements Analysis System products in support of the Drill Sergeant Course and the Drill Sergeant Recertification Course (para 2-3b), Changes instructor-to-student ratio from two drill sergeant leaders per squad to 1:8 (para 2-3c), Adds the Army Combat Fitness Test as a graduation requirement for the Drill Sergeant Course and gives the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy Commandant limited waiver authority (para 2-5d(2)), Updates drill sergeant assignment, usage, and tour of duty (para 2-9) TRADOC Regulation 350-163, Changes drill sergeant certification requirements (para 2-10), Changes ratios and updates assigned personnel requirements (drill sergeants and officers) to meet those ratios (para 2-13), Authorizes Army training center/center of excellent commanders to change the color of the vest worn by their drill sergeants as long as uniformity is maintained across the Army training center/center of excellence (para 2-15e), Adds punitive paragraph regarding prohibited relationships between U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy cadre and students (para 2-16), and more.



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