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NCO Journal July 2022 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

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

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