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NCO Journal September 2022 Articles

The official magazine of noncommissioned officer professional development

Transitioning from Soldier to Leader: Helping New Noncommissioned Officers Own Their Leadership Role

By Larry Golba, Ph.D. — U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Holly C. Baxter, Ph.D. — Cognitive Performance Group, Manuel London, Ph.D. — State University of New York at Stony Brook, Gary Sherman, Ph.D. — State University of New York at Stony Brook, Roger N. Daigle, Retired Command Sgt. Maj. — Total Solutions, Inc., Michael Schultz, Retired Command Sgt. Maj. — TopSarge Business Solutions

In this article, we report the results of a research study that identified ways NCOs and other leaders can support Soldiers as they prepare for and complete the transition into their leadership roles.

Article published on: September 19, 2022

Things I Wish I Knew

By Command Sgt. Maj. Jason C. Porras

I was asked to reflect on things I wish I knew and things I do to remind myself to remain a humble leader. I hope some of my thoughts will help others get a head start on figuring things out that took me longer than I would have liked.

Article published on: September 16, 2022

Have We Forgotten the Rehearsal?

By Maj. George Fust & MSG(S) Michael Vance

This article will explain the history and importance of the rehearsal, how it can be improved, and what happens after.

Article published on: September 6, 2022