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On 22 June 2018 the Sergeants Major Academy effectively changed its name to the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence (NCOLCoE). Likewise, the URL to our website has been changed to

Actived: Thursday Jan 1, 1970


NCO Leadership Center of Excellence

Posted: (52 years ago) Much has been accomplished at the NCOL CoE over the past couple of years in the name of NCO Professional Development, including the introduction of the NCOPDS, the creation of the Master Leader Course, redesigning of the Basic Leader Course and much more.

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Fort Bliss NCO Academy - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) The Fort Bliss NCO Academy’s BLC is a non-MOS specific leadership course that provides Soldiers with the basic tools to do what is expected of them as noncommissioned officers. Students are...

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NCOA Mission Command - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) This course prepares CSM’s to assume positions as Commandants at various NCO academies around the Army and trains all three components of the Army. The NCOA MC also prepares and executes the Commandants Training Counsel twice annually. SharePoint …

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Directorate of Curriculum Development

Posted: (52 years ago) Battle Staff NCO Course provides selected noncommissioned officers with the tools necessary to learn specific staff duties and become familiar with the duties of other staff sections. BSNCOC provides technical and tactical curriculum relevant to the missions, duties, and responsibilities assigned to battle staff members in battalion and brigade ...

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Sergeants Major Academy - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) The course assists in the development of logical, practical and original reasoning abilities necessary for problem solving. Students analyze problems based on available information, arrive at logical solutions and decisions with reasonable speed, communicate reasoning and decisions orally and in writing, and supervise to ensure proper execution.

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Office of the Registrar - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) Mission The Office of the Registrar supports the academic needs of all courses offered at The NCOLCoE & SGM-A including the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS), DA Forms 1059, class demographic profiles, student rosters, diplomas, ceremonial programs as well as analyzing class statistics (graduation and attrition rates).

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The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence > Contact Us

Posted: (52 years ago) The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence (NCOLCoE) is located on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The time zone is Mountain Standard Time or 2 hours behind Eastern Standard Time and the hours of Operation are 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Army News

Posted: (52 years ago) May 11, 2020  · Take a minute and read how the eBLC changed the course for NCO PME from an eBLC student, instructors, and the staff responsible for the eBLC process. May 4, 2020. The NCOLCoE students of class 70 - learners, leaders, and mentors . FORT BLISS ...

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NCOL CoE Leadership

Posted: (52 years ago) Sgt. Maj. McKinney’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, First Sergeant Course, and the Sergeants Major Course (Class 50). He has an Associate in Liberal Arts Degree with Honors from ...

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Advisor's Office - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) The office provides the Commandant, NCOLCoE, perspectives on personnel, training, and pay issues that pertain to the USAR and ARNG communities while those Soldiers are in attendance at the resident and nonresident Sergeants Major Course.

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Staff and Faculty Development Directorate

Posted: (52 years ago) Mission Provide for the administration of training and development programs for all NCOLCoE and SGM-A personnel. The NCOLCoE is committed to providing training, education, and professional development of NCOLCoE and SGM-A’s staff and faculty and supports improving the skills and abilities of all NCOLCoE and SGM-A personnel to better perform their current and future duties.

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Sergeants Major Academy History - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy formed on 1 July 1972 and began its program of instruction on 8 January 1973. The Sergeants Major Course (SMC) is the capstone of the Army’s Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System (NCOPDS) and seeks to educate master sergeants and sergeants major to effectively assist commanders and field grade officers accomplish …

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USASMA is now a Branch Campus under CGSC > The NCO ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 08, 2019  · Qualified graduates of the Sergeants Major Course can now attain a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Workforce Development through USASMA. A Combined Arms Center Execution Order on March 21, 2018, officially made a branch campus at USASMA, the CGSC’s fourth school, thus placing USASMA under CGSC’s academic governance policies and processes.

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Publications - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) The NCO Center of Excellence released the sixth level of the Distributed Leader Course on March 1, 2020. DLC educates 7 "Series" to perform senior-level duties at brigade and higher-level positions throughout today’s operational environment (OE).

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GEN Gordon R. Sullivan - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) During his tenure he helped usher in video teletraining, first used in 1995 in the Primary Leader Development Course. He was responsible for the Sergeants Major Course changing from a six-month to a nine-month course of instruction that placed more emphasis on battle staff training for division- and corps-level battle staff assignments.

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Academics - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) In addition to delivering the resident and non-resident Sergeants Major Course (SMC), SGM-A provides a twelve-week SMC International Student Pre-Course and eight day Spouse Leader Development Course. The SGM-A also maintains an on-line preparatory course for SMC candidates called Distributed Learning Course V (DLC V).

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International Military Student Office

Posted: (52 years ago) We will accomplish this through active involvement and cooperation of all course personnel fostered by teamwork, open communications, integrity, and full utilization of all resources. International Military Student Office: Values tradition while encouraging innovation; …

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Soldier in eBLC Course

Posted: (52 years ago) Signifying the completion of his eBLC course, Spc. Xavier Whites signs his Department of the Army form 1059, May 7. (Danielle ODonnell)

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SGM Butch Koehler - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) Sergeant Major Erwin "Butch" Koehler. United States Army. November 1958 – June 1985. Sgt. Maj. Erwin H. Koehler, a native of Elberta, Alabama, served more than 27 years in the United States Army beginning his career as a Flight Operations Coordinator and culminating with his assignment to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy as the Primary Leadership Development Course Branch Chief.

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LTG David P. Valcourt

Posted: (52 years ago) Over the course of the next 37 years, Lt. Gen. Valcourt devoted himself to training, developing and educating Soldiers and noncommissioned officers. His experiences while serving in myriad assignments at the most senior levels of the Army provided the means to influence change in the training and education of noncommissioned officers ...

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CSM Mark Ripka - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) With his knowledge he led the development of course materials and training opportunities for every grade level culminating in the first DoD Enlisted Professional Military Education Policy and the acclaimed Keystone Course, a course now considered essential for nominative Command Sergeants Major and service equivalents.

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SGM Elvin Hobbs -

Posted: (52 years ago) Over the course of 20 years, he directly supported Army programs, Academy special events, the annual Nominative Sergeant Major and Senior Enlisted Advisor Conference, and the SGM Larry L. Strickland Education Leadership Award.

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CSM David Davenport

Posted: (52 years ago) His military education includes all levels of NCOES as well as the Master Fitness Trainer Course, Jumpmaster First Sergeant Course and the Army Force Management School. He holds an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts, a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, and a …

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Equal Opportunity Office - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) Mission The Equal Opportunity Office ensures equal opportunity and fair treatment for military personnel, family members and DA civilians without regard to race, color, gender, religion or national origin.

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CSM Anthony J. Williams

Posted: (52 years ago) Command Sgt. Maj. Williams is a graduate of Class 35 of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. He is also a graduate of the Command Sergeants Major Course, Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Courses, the First Sergeant Course, the basic airborne course, air …

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SMA Julius W. Gates -

Posted: (52 years ago) In the course of 33 years, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Gates dedicated himself to training Soldiers. He has held every leadership position from rifle squad leader to sergeant major of the Army and is a graduate of Class 8 of the Sergeants Major Course.

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SMA Raymond Chandler - United States Army

Posted: (52 years ago) He was also instrumental in supporting the Army G-3/5/7’s implementation of the One Army Schoolhouse which allows multi-component instructors to teach the Warrior Leader Course, now Basic Leader Course, to Active, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers under one roof increasing the footprint of available schoolhouses for multi-component instruction.

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