|SERGEANT - GRADE 4, TESTING.
The requirement for all Sergeant Candidates are: POSITION AVAILIBLE as Assistant Squad Leader
(Based on the 1944 Infantry Battalion TO&E) Familiarity with the FM 21-100, FM 22-5 and Squad
Organization and Tactics as applied to the WWII soldier.
Tests are given in three Phases,
Phase-1, The historical fact relating to The Infantry Assistant Squad leader.
Phase-2, Military Drill & Ceremony and Manual of Arms ( Mastered / Instructing & Leading ).
Phase-3, Technical Knowledge of equipment, weapons and Squad Tactics. Knowledge of duties and
responsibilities when taking over as squad leader. Q&A Given by NCO Staff
1. Squad Tactics and Deployment of personnel.
2. Hand signals, squad movements & Squad Command ability.
Where to find Information,
A. The FM 21-100, FM 22-5
B. A Practical application of Drill and Ceremony from the "NEW Infantry Drill Regulation" United States
Army dated 1941.
C. Proficiency with squad weaponry. Instructing and educating Both the public and troops..
D. http://www.army.mil/cmh/books/wwii/7-8/7-8_21.htm#p520 for Required Historical Knowledge.
This information will also apply to the Staff Sergeants Testing.
1. Rank and Grade testing during training events only:
A. January Training Event's:
Testing for Corporal available for qualified Troops.
B. April Training Event's:
Testing for Sergeant (Assistant Squad Leader/ 1944 TO&E) Testing for Sergeant available for qualified
C. July Training Event's:
Testing for Staff Sergeant (Squad Leader / 1944 TO&E) Testing for Staff Sergeant Available for qualified
D. October Training Event's:
Testing for Private First Class, Required for all Privates with a minimum of 365 days in the Yankee Division
Historical Re-enactment Group.
2. Technician Grades (T/3, T/4 & T/5) Testing Based upon Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
A. WWII Military Vehicle Owner/Driver's - January Training Events.
B. Communications Equipment Owners and Operator's - April Training Events
C. Technical Operations & Preparations Specialties - July Training Events
D. Heavy Weapons Owner/Operator's - October Training Events
The availability of Grades and Ranks within the organization is ultimately up to the unit Commander.
*Positions will be filled by the direction of the Unit Commander.
|26th Infantry " Yankee " Division
WWII Historical Re-Enatment Group