Roles of IET Leaders
What are important IET roles?
Cadre are all military, permanent party members or civilian personnel that command, supervise, instruct, train, or directly support IET Soldiers. Some examples are:
Cadre support the brigades, battalions, and companies in creating and maintaining a positive IET environment that assists with the transformation from civilian to Soldier. Cadre are responsible for the planning, resource management, teaching, and unit administration of various courses in IET. Cadre should still maintain their MOS and training proficiency.
Command Sergeant Major (CSM)
The Command Sergeant Major advises and initiates recommendations to the commander and staff in matters pertaining to the local Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO support channel.
First Sergeant (1SG)
Serves as the principal NCO in the company. Trains and supervises Drill/Platoon Sergeants, responsible for professional development of the NCOs and enlisted Soldiers; represents the Executive Officer and Commander in their absence.
Drill Sergeant (DS)
The Drill Sergeant in an Initial Entry Training environment is responsible for the welfare, training, and discipline of BCT Soldiers. Plans and conducts training in Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, physical conditioning, react to man-to-man contact, individual and small unit tactics, first aid, inspections, and basic rifle marksmanship. Responsible for producing physically fit, disciplined, tactically and technically proficient Soldiers.
AIT Platoon Sergeant (PSG)
Platoon Sergeants in an Advanced Individual Training environment are responsible for the welfare and discipline of AIT Soldiers. They plan and conduct the movement of Soldiers to and from learning locations, in addition to conducting tactical training in the evenings and weekends. Responsible for training Soldiers to be physically fit, disciplined, and MOS proficient. Although instructors teach much of the MOS material, AIT Platoon Sergeants must refine the teaching and help Soldiers learn.