From the Field
Army marketing strategies and the future of word-of-mouth marketings
The U.S. Army predates the nation it serves. Since its inception, policymakers have worked to define the relationship between America’s Army and the civilian populace that supports its mission.
Article published on: February 16, 2017
Hard lessons for new Sergeants
When given the opportunity, how do you relay a lifetime of experiences to young NCOs? What would be important for them to know today? What would be important to know at the end of their careers?
Article published on: February 14, 2017
TRADOC leader sees ‘major step forward’ in NCO 2020
As technology, the environment, and the strategies and complexities of warfare continue to evolve in the new millennium, national defense leaders are preparing what is widely regarded as the foundation of that security – the Noncommissioned Officer Corps – with 50 initiatives designed to help NCOs meet those evolving challenges. These key initiatives to the nation’s defense in the modern operational environment are known as NCO 2020.
Article published on: January 30, 2017
Recruit the Selfish: Stressing Individual Opportunity in Army Recruiting
Winner, NCO Writing Excellence Program (January 2017)
Article published on: January 20, 2017
Commentary: The Army has a sleep problem. Here’s how to fix it
Army Maj. Jeff Jager and Former Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Kennedy say the Army has a sleep deprivation problem in a commentary published in the Army Times.
Article published on: January 19, 2017
Keeping the standards on APFT
The following is a editorial submitted to the NCO Journal. The views and opinions expressed are those of the author and not necessarily the positions of the U.S. Army, Department of Defense or the U.S. government.
Article published on: December 19, 2016
Cyber’s impact on military strategy
Within America’s military “cyber” has held status as a powerful buzzword for many years. At all levels of military planning and operations, leaders of units have tried to get a piece of the cyber pie and integrate its concepts into their operations.
Article published on: November 22, 2016
Is physical fitness overvalued in the Army?
Anyone who has spent even the shortest amount of time with the U.S. Army recognizes immediately the importance that is placed on physical fitness. Every weekday morning, at U.S. Army facilities
Article published on: October 26, 2016