Drill Instructor Badge
This badge is available as a Gold badge with green enamal or a black subdued badge. Inscription reads 'THIS WE'LL DEFEND'. Approximately 1-1/2 inch oval. Eligibility for the Drill Sergeant identification badge is successful completion of the drill sergeant course and assignment as a drill sergeant to a training command.
Authorization: The Commandant of the Drill Sergeant school will authorize the permanent wear of the badge to eligible personnel by letter. Officers are authorized to wear this badge if it was permanently awarded to them while in an enlisted status.
The badge may be revoked if the recipient is removed from the position of a drill sergeant for cause, regardless of the amount of time the individual has served in the position in a satisfactory manner. Authority to revoked the badge is delegated to Commanders of U.S. Army Training Centers and Commandant of the drill sergeant schools. Commanders of U.S. Army Training Centers may further delegate the revocation authority to commanders in the grade of Colonel or higher who have the authority to remove soldiers from drill sergeant duties and with draw the skill qualification identifier x.
This item is also available to be embroidered on many of our custom embroidered items, printed onto a Custom T-Shirt, or engraved onto a flag case, pint glass. See our Custom Builders section!