TECHNICIAN FOURTH GRADE (T-4)
Succesful Completion of the T/4 Test, a Minimum of 2 Years in the Grade of T/5 with a Specialty Skill
and a Position Availible.
A requirement for all T/4 Candidates is to familiarize themselves with WWII Manuals pertaining to their
occupational specialty, organizational and Specialty Training. Master Knowledge of Individual Specialty.
Tests are given in three Phases,
Phase-1, The historical fact relating to the nessesity of the skill from periods 1942-45.
Phase-2, Military Drill & Ceremony. ( Mastered)
Phase-3, Technical Knowledge of Equipment and Job Specialty ( Mastered ), Q&A Given by NCO
1. Priority of the Occupational specialty, Origin of Specialty.
2. Perform Vehicle Operation, Driving Skill's and Abilities and course etc...
3. Perform Weapons Operation, Assembly / Disassembly and guidence to others etc...
4. Communications Operation, etc...
Where to find Information,
A. Applicable Manuals Pertaining to Job Specialty.
B. Henri-Paul Enjames "US Army European Theater of Operations Collectors Guide".
C. A Practical application of Drill and Ceremony from the "NEW Infantry Drill Regulation" United States
Army dated 1941.
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
Headquarters & Headquarters Company
YD SOLDIER TRAINING