Army opens Klobuchar Center of Excellence
FORT JACKSON, SC — The U.S. Army marked the opening of the Klobuchar Center of Excellence today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fort Jackson’s Drill Sergeant School.
The facility, named after Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, will provide the Army’s drill sergeant school a facility to “better instruct candidates on leadership, mental health awareness, and the handling of millennial age Soldiers in the 21st century.”
“We couldn’t think of a better role model for the Army’s future drill sergeants,” said Maj. William Morrison, public affairs officer for the Army’s Drill Sergeant School. “After meeting with her, she sat me down and aggressively convinced me that there was no other option, uh, I mean, a better person, to name our facility after. She totally did not scare, harass or intimidate me into doing this, for the record.”
Klobuchar, whose tough leadership style has been the subject of multiple reports, was on-site to cut the ceremonial ribbon as well as discuss the new “Klochubar Curricu…
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