NCO Journal May 2020 Articles
The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development
Leading Generation Z
By Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Mascia
As Army demographics shift, and millennials become senior NCOs, Gen Z Soldiers will continue to fill the junior ranks. Millennials must provide effective leadership by embracing the principles of mission command, accepting prudent risk, and abandoning the zero defect mentality of the early 2000s in order to prepare the force for the future fight.
Article published on: May 29, 2020
By Master Sgt. David M. Smith
Technology has integrated itself into the daily lives of humans across the globe. It is influencing new generations, shaping the culture of civilizations, and even dictating how nations wage war.
Article published on: May 22, 2020
Applicable Team Building in the Army: Past and Present
By 1st Sgt. Brian Baumgartner
Keeping individual Soldiers physically and emotionally strong is important to the success of the mission, but keeping the teams that make up our Army strong will create a lasting bond which will outlast us all.
Article published on: May 20, 2020
Mission Command: A Senior Enlisted Leader's Perspective
By Master Sgt. Fred N. Tolman
Mission command does not happen by accident. Like any other skill, it has to be practiced consistently and often.
Article published on: May 15, 2020
Shaping the Enlisted Force for the Joint All-Domain Task Force
By Master Sgt. Demetris A. Prewitt
This article examines streamlining the NCO Professional Development System process by aligning training and educational goals to achieve a more efficient education system.
Article published on: May 8, 2020
Restructuring NCO PME
By Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Burrow
The future of armed conflict against a near-peer competitor will involve military operations throughout all domains. With the JADTF as a boundaryless organization, joint forces will require enlisted service members to make national and theater-level decisions in near-real-time, across each domain.
Article published on: May 1, 2020