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NCO Journal December 2018 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

The Liberation and Independence of Kosovo

By Sgt. Maj. Fatmir Rama

Kosovo Security Forces

The history of the people of Kosovo can be described in one word: war. After centuries of oppression and being treated as less than equal, Kosovo took their freedom from their occupiers by force.

Article published on: December 17, 2018


Urban Master Training School

By Master Sgt. Eric Linn

Asymmetric Warfare Group

The Army lacks an institutional school that can train urban master trainers across the force to provide the expertise and training to fight and win at the battalion level in the next conflict. As the world's populations move to more urbanized settings, so must our training.

Article published on: December 12, 2018


Extreme Ownership Book Review

By Lt. Col. Thompson

Joint Staff Surgeon Office

Extreme Ownership is a book that shares valuable leadership lessons learned from combat during the War on Terror and its principles apply directly to small unit leadership.

Article published on: December 10, 2018