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NCO Journal October 2021 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

Mindset Modernization

By Sgt. Maj. Charlene Crisp

If Army leaders embrace mindset modernization, Soldiers will have an opportunity for long and successful careers and the ability to pass on their experience and wisdom to new generations of Soldiers.

Article published on: October 29, 2021

Project Athena in NCO PME

By Sgt. Maj. Craig A. Collins

Project Athena is a self-development tool that allows noncommissioned officers (NCOs) at all levels to see their deficiencies and correct them over the long-term.

Article published on: October 22, 2021

Communication and the Future CSM

By Sgt. Maj. Albert V. Turner

Unit CSMs are looked upon to share experience, mentor subordinates, and push their units to achieve mission goals. This is only possible by building a relationship of trust and communicating effectively across a broad spectrum of responsibilities.

Article published on: October 15, 2021

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Invisible Wounds of War

By 1st Sgt. Anthony Carroll

The invisible wounds of war such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are serious issues that have been around as long as warfare. With medical budget cuts looming, there is a healthy fear the needed care and research for these types of injuries will be on the chopping block.

Article published on: October 8, 2021

Maintaining the Leader Advantage in Future Multi-Domain Operations

By Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey A. Guida

Army leaders must understand the future operational environment, current recruitment and retention issues, and improve policies to recruit and retain talented Soldiers to maintain the advantage in MDO.

Article published on: October 1, 2021