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NCO Journal July 2022 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

Adapting to the Pandemic

By Sgt. Maj. Julio C. Armas

This article explains the SGM-A's need for distance education and discusses Community of Inquiry (CoI), a collaborative environment founded on three communication elements, social presence, cognitive presence and teaching presence.

Article published on: July 25, 2022

Build a Ladder of Discipline One Rung at a Time

By Sgt. Maj. Dennis Cronin

Despite its long history as a core value, many leaders struggle to bridge the empathy/discipline divide. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to developing discipline within a unit, this article offers a five-step blueprint, or ladder, comprised of presence, competence, respect, mutual trust, and discipline to ensure success at every unit level.

Article published on: July 11, 2022

How to Make Time for College

By Sgt. Maj. David G. Cyr

With effective time management and clearly defined priorities, NCOs can pursue a higher education while fulfilling their Army responsibilities. Every Soldier is different, so figure out what works best for you and share that knowledge with others.

Article published on: July 1, 2022