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NCO Journal October 2020 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

Modernizing Multi-Domain Operations for Large-Scale Combat Operations

By 1st Sgt. Michael Leathers

The future of warfare will be high-paced, multi-dimensional, and connected. To prepare for LSCO, MDO, and the speed at which missions and tasks will come from commanders, MDTFs will be the preferred units of future conflicts. Threats and near-peer rivals have continued to evolve, but the ability of the U.S. Army to adapt to changing conditions will always be its greatest advantage.

Article published on: October 30, 2020


Developing the Leader Mindset

By Sgt. Maj. Scott Schomaker

Leader development should be more than just a list of tasks preceding training events. Becoming a great leader is a lifelong process all service members and Department of the Army Civilians should actively pursue.

Article published on: October 23, 2020


The Army NCO Strategy

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The Army NCO Strategy is a living, breathing strategy that will grow and develop depending on which direction the Army goes in the future.

Article published on: October 21, 2020


Diversity is Our Army's Strength

By Sgt. Maj. Alexander Aguilastratt

The diversity within the U.S. military's forces must grow and adapt to the diversity of the United States. The cultural and ethnic differences of its Soldiers are the unique assets that our adversaries lack. Diversity in the U.S. Army is its strength and combat multiplier.

Article published on: October 9, 2020


Understanding the Physical Dimension

By Sgt. Maj. Donald S. Collier

Teaching U.S. Army noncommissioned officers (NCOs) the historical importance of physical fitness remains an important aspect of the profession of arms. Soldiers should not rely strictly on technology to complete their missions.

Article published on: October 2, 2020