26th Infantry " Yankee " Division
WWII Historical Re-enactment Group
Soldier Training and Requirements
TECHNICAL SERGEANT (Grade 2):

The requirements for all T/Sgt Candidates are:
Appointment to Platoon Sergeant ( Based on the 1944 Infantry Battalion TO&E) By Unit Commanding Officer. Proficiency with
FM-7-10, FM-7-20,
FM 7-40, FM 21-100, FM 22-5, Platoon Organization, Tactics and Leadership thereof.

Tests are given in three Phases,
Phase-1, The historical fact relating to The Infantry Platoon Sergeant of WWII
Phase-2, Military Drill & Ceremony and Manual of Arms ( successfully Mastered / Instructed to Troops ).
Phase-3, Knowledge of duties and responsibilities of the Platoon Sergeant  

Example:
1. Platoon Sergeant, Tactics and Deployment of Platoon, Squads & Personnel.
2. Command voice, Authenticity Appearance, Platoon Movements & Military Drill and Leadership.

Where to find Information:
A.
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/ref/FM/index.html
B. A Practical application of Drill and Ceremony from the "NEW Infantry Drill Regulation" United States Army dated 1941.
C
. Proficiency with Platoon Weaponry and Unit History. Instructing and educating Both the public and troops.
D.
http://www.army.mil/cmh/books/wwii/7-8/7-8_21.htm#p520 and historical Knowledge.

Note:
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.