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NCO Journal May 2022 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

The Understated Art of Knowing When to ST*U

By Sgt. Maj. Robert Nelson & Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Arnold

As it turns out, there is a time to speak up — and a time to ST*U. This article will guide you to building a reputation within your organization and help you determine when and if it’s finally your time to speak.

Article published on: May 31, 2022

We Were Ghosts: A Vietnam Story

By Travis Maruska

Stories from former Soldiers can provide insight, inspiration, preserve their memory, and shed light on the part they played in the history of our country. They will help ensure Soldiers' legacies live on even when they're no longer with us and hopefully remind them of the difference they made during their service to our great country.

Article published on: May 17, 2022

Operation Barbarossa: A Lesson in Hubris and Strategy

By Master Sgt. Phillip W. Fenrick

While Napoleon and Hitler fought in different eras, the art of war and its fundamental concepts have not changed.

Article published on: May 2, 2022