featured four vertically integrated levels of training: primary, basic, advanced, and senior.
is a must for the positions that we hold, and it renews professionalism in our military occupational specialties.
The issue before TRADOC is instituting a methodology that moves beyond the vision outlined by FM 7-0 and General Dempsey to a tangible method to instruct our leaders in "how to think" versus "what to think." James continues, "Creating adaptability in our leaders attending NCOA is a huge challenge for the current methods available of training by the standard training support packets provided for NCOES
classroom instructions by the Institutional Army." (18)
As I write this, the Army has a high NCOES
backlog due to NCO availability issues caused by deployments and other mission-essential requirements.
This website will prepare Leaders and NCOs on NCOES
courses utilize facilities on Fort Gordon when vacant or on off-hours to further improve asset utilization and reduce costs.
Leader Selection and Developmental Changes for the Team Leader and Squad Leader--NCO Education System (NCOES
While there was no single cause for this lack of NCO capabilities in the brigade, the command team believed it had developed over time for a variety of reasons--high individual operational tempo (OPTEMPO), in-theater promotion policies, delayed Noncommissioned Officer Educational System (NCOES
) attendance, and the necessary focus on warfighting skills at the expense of a more balanced education--that were all part of the requirement to become an operational rather than strategic Army Reserve.
As I speak to our NCOES
classes, to include the sergeants-major course, our future is in great hands.
Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) OPORD 12-001, One Army School System Implementation Plan, directed that all NCOES
and MOS-T (reclassification) courses be made OASS compliant where practical so that AA reclassification mission Soldiers could attend Reserve Component (RC) MOS-T wherever a course exists.
The challenge was to completely rebuild the courses using the latest principles, techniques, and procedures to ensure that NCO education system (NCOES
) training at the SSI NCOA was keeping it "REAL" (relevant, engaging, adaptive, and learner-centric).
Over the past several years we have adjusted, and usually reduced the amount of time NCOs spend in NCOES