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NCO Journal February 2020 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

Iran: Framing the Threat

By Command Sgt. Maj. Jorge A. Rivera

Historically, Iran's rhetoric, combined with its recent actions, is why the U.S. and international community should recognize Iran as the most dangerous adversary in the Middle East.

Article published on: February 28, 2020


Success through Proper Medical Management

By Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin B. Stuart

Leadership is taking care of people, and those leaders who effectively manage the medical readiness of their troops reflect everything that ADP 6-22 states about leadership.

Article published on: February 27, 2020


The Importance of Writing

By NCO Journal

Literary skills are playing an increasing role throughout the NCO Professional Development System. The NCO Journal discussed this topic with Army University Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa Duncan.

Article published on: February 14, 2020


Adaptive Leadership

By Master Sgt. Craig A. Collins

By getting back to basics, simplifying our training plans and incorporating technology we can not only strengthen our force but we might also improve on the pre-War on Terror capabilities of our individual organizations.

Article published on: February 12, 2020


NCO History: A Prerequisite to Promotion

By Master Sgt. Dilworth A. Braithwaite

Noncommissioned officer history is rich with accounts of valor, determination, and resilience. The NCO Corps and its Medal of Honor-charged past is a storied legacy of leadership from its inception up to today.

Article published on: February 10, 2020


Army Doctrine and the NCO: Mission Command and Small Unit Leadership

By Sgt. Maj. Christopher Prosser

As the Army modernizes its approach to large-scale combat and multi-domain operations, changes in Army doctrine reflect those efforts.

Article published on: February 07, 2020