In honor of Veteran's Day 2021, Host SGT Joseph Goldsmith reads an essay by CSM Kenneth Cabe titled "Old Warriors".
CSM Kenneth Cabe is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He joined the 108th Division, US Army Reserve, in 1969. CSM Cabe completed Basic Training and Infantry Advanced Training at Ft. Lewis, Washington. Two years later, he enrolled in Drill Sergeant School and graduated as First Distinguished Graduate of the class of 1972.
Cabe served as a Basic Training Platoon Sergeant, specializing in teaching drill and ceremonies and hand-to-hand combat. He later served as Senior Instructor at the 108th Division Drill Sergeant School, teaching military instruction techniques.
In 1977, SFC Cabe was recognized as the nation’s top Army Reserve Drill Sergeant, winning the Army’s Drill Sergeant of the Year (USAR) competition at Ft. Monroe, Virginia!
Cabe enlisted the SC State Guard in 2013 as a training NCO. Since then he has served as First Sergeant for Division Headquarters Detachment. He is currently serving in a dual role as NCOIC of the Francis Marion Reception Company and CSM of the Professional Services Command.