Odierno Observes Basic Training on Fort Jackson, S.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visits basic training facilities on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Nelson, right,  briefs Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno as he observes basic training on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. Nelson, a drill sergeant, is assigned Company E, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Sgt. Serina Glass instruct a private negotiating the "Victory Tower" on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. The tower is  a military obstacle course designed to build personal confidence in new Army recruits. Glass, is a drill sergeant, is assigned to Company E, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno observes training on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, left, speaks to Sgt. Serina Glass as he visits basic facilities on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army privates negotiate the "Victory Tower," a military obstacle course designed to build confidence in new recruits on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army privates participate in basic training on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army recruits carry a simulated injured soldier during basic training on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno addresses soldiers, family members and civilians during a town hall meeting on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Soldiers listen to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno during a town hall meeting on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • A soldier asks Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno a question during a town hall meeting on Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade