SERIES WAR: Lead gets burned by Follow CDI

There is nothing wrong with a little friendly competition, but Staff Sgt. Willis is taking it to another level. Initial Drill is less than two days away and he is already taking credit for winning!

Remember when I mentioned that Marines are extremely competitive? Well Staff Sgt. Willis, Chief Drill Instructor for Follow series, proves my point to a T.

He just started a “series war” if you ask me. Who said he can claim Initial Drill before it ever happens? He did, clearly.

Here’s the scoop: I asked him what his thoughts were on his recruits progress. His strong opinions didn’t go unnoticed as he proceeded to tell me that Follow is going to dominate in Initial Drill this Saturday and take home the trophy. How do you feel about THAT Lead series?

My opinion? I don’t know Staff Sgt. Willis… Lead MIGHT have it in the bag, but I can’t take sides. Maybe we should leave the judging to the Drill Master!

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Sgt. Frasier enlisted in the Marine Corps July 2005 from Florida at the age of 18. After completing boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, she proceeded to Marine Combat Training in North Carolina. In 2006, she attended the Personnel Administration Course aboard Camp Johnson, N.C. She was stationed at Camp Lejeune upon graduation of her military occupational specialty. After deploying to Iraq with 3/10 in 2008, Sgt. Frasier reenlisted with the option to lateral move into another occupation, combat correspondent. Sgt. Frasier has worked at The Globe, the base newspaper aboard Camp Lejeune; The Convoy, the group circular for 1st Marine Logistics Group and The Chevron, the base paper for Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Sgt. Frasier served as the Community relations and Media noncommisioned officer in charge for the Public Affairs Office aboard the depot. Currently she is the Marketing and Public Affairs Director for Recruiting Station Chicago, 9th Marine Corps District. Her awards include the National Defense Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism, Good Conduct Medal (2), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2) and the Navy Unit Commendation Medal.

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