NCO Journal July 2018 Articles
The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development
Combat Training Center: What it takes to arrive trained and prepared
This article offers recommendations to Army Reserve junior officers and noncommissioned officers in developing a coherent training strategy that prepares their units for decisive action combat operations. An integral component of a pre-deployment training strategy is the successful execution of a mission rehearsal exercise at a Combat Training Center.
Article published on: July 24, 2018
The importance of spies to Washington’s success
Spy networks were critical to Washington's success in the Revolutionary War. Even though America could have gained independence without espionage, Washington's use of spies provided the information and intelligence necessary for success during the American Revolutionary War.
Article published on: July 9, 2018
Heroic Traitor: The case for a new chapter in the Benedict Arnold story
For years, authors have artfully sketched Arnold as Lucifer in the play about America’s birth. They paint a picture so clouded not even modern-day historians can remove the grime long enough to notice a string of convenient coincidences.
Article published on: July 6, 2018
Gender integration into combat arms
As with every challenge the Armed Forces have overcome in the past, phasing gender integration into the Army will take time. However, a sincere, professional, and conscious effort must be made to change the culture, and it starts with us, the leadership.
Article published on: July 2, 2018