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Episode 1: Modernization



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast we speak with Undersecretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey about Army modernization.

Episode 2: Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast we speak with Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Mitchell from the Center for Initial Military Training about the changes occurring at both Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.

Episode 3: Civilian Education



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast we speak with Mr. Tom Kelly, Education Services Officer, Fort Leavenworth, KS, about civilian education. Some of the topics included in this podcast are how to select the right school for you, paying for college and CLEP tests.

Episode 4: U.S. Army Africa



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast, we speak with Command Sgt. Maj. Jeremiah E. Inman U.S. Army Africa senior enlisted leader about enhancing military educational programs in Africa based on each nation’s wants, resource sustainability, and noncommissioned officer developmental needs as they pertain to the region.

Episode 5: Master Leader Course



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast, recent Master Leader Course (MLC) graduate, Sgt. 1st Class Thomas (TJ) Trent, discusses his experience while attending the course. He also provides advice on how to succeed.

Episode 6: Army Combat Fitness Test



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast, we discuss the implementation of the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) with Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Mitchell from the Center for Initial Military Training. The ACFT is scheduled to become the new fitness test of record in October 2020.

Episode 7: Army Congressional Fellowship Program



In this episode of the NCO Journal Podcast, we continue the discussion about the Army Congressional Fellowship Program (ACFP) with Sgt. Maj. Travis Votaw from the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. Votaw, authored "The NCO as Congressional Fellow" for the NCO Journal in January.

Episode 8: Secretary of the Army Media Round Table



In this episode, the NCO Journal participates in a media round table discussion with the Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper. Among the topics discussed were talent management, Army Family initiatives, and modernization. The event took place at the Pentagon, April 24, 2019.

Episode 9: USASMA Accreditation



During this episode of the NCO Journal podcast, we welcome three of the 105 graduates of the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence and U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy who became the first recipients of the newly offered Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Workforce Development degree, June 21, 2019. This unique degree program is awarded by the U.S. Command and General Staff College to qualified graduates. #USASMA Commandant Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Sellers and Mr. Bill Backscheider join the discussion providing background and insight into this historic event.