NCO Journal February 2019 Articles
Asymmetric Warfare Group
The battlefield is a dynamic environment which rewards lethality with survival. Leaders should have a fair indication of how capable their Soldiers are prior to conducting military operations. They can only do this by defining lethality as it applies to the U.S. Army, and developing a metric to substantiate it.
Article published on: February 20th, 2019
1st Medical Recruiting Brigade, 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion
Virtual recruiting is the wave of the future, and a tool that can positively affect Army readiness.
Article published on: February 12th, 2019
International Security Evaluation
U.S. Army Forces Garrison, Panzer Kaserne, Stuttgart, Germany
The international security field broadly examines the conditions for the use of military force, the effects of such use of force on both state and non-state actors, and distinctive policies that states may implement to mitigate, prepare, or participate in military conflicts.
Article published on: February 8th, 2019
Stewardship through Writing
XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg NCO Academy
A modern noncommissioned officer (NCO) academy classroom gives residence to rows of desks with computer laptops resting upon them. The Army provides the laptops as a means for its students to produce written assignments for assessment. The Army has provided the necessary equipment and training for the NCO Corps as part of the Army’s Noncommissioned Officer 2020 Strategy (NCO 2020) to develop the NCO Corps for future conflicts as an educated and well-rounded leader.
Article published on: February 4th, 2019
U.S. Army Regional Cyber Center-CONUS
Today’s Army is the most well-equipped and most responsive in its well-storied history. But for as many things the Army is doing right in creating an elite fighting force, it also faces contemporary leadership issues that present challenges to its noncommissioned officers. One of the problems that hinder the Army’s performance is talent management. Talent is the sum total of a Soldier's unique skills, experiences, and behaviors.
Article published on: February 1st, 2019