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19 Cards in this Set

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When was the NCO support channel formally recognized?
20 December 1976
What is a Sergeant's business?
To train and lead soldiers
What is a Sergeant?
A Leader
Define Chain of Command?
The succession of commanders superior to subordinate through which command is exercised.
What is responsibility?
Being accountable for your actions.
How does the Chain of Command support the NCO support channel?
By legally punishing those who challenge an NCO's authority
Define Duty
It is a legal and moral obligation to do what should be done without having to be told to do it.
What is the role of the CSM?
Senior enlisted advisor to the Battalion commander
How does a commander exercise command?
Through subordinate commanders
When was the SMA established?
4 July 1966
Is the CSM in the Chain of Command?
Negative, he supervises the NCO support channel
What are the key elements of command?
Authority and Responsibility
Can you delegate responsibility?
Negative, you delegate authority, but never responsibility
What in the NCO support channel?
It is the channel of communication that reinforces the chain of command
What must a Sergeant have in order to conduct a Sergeant's business?
The skill, ability and leadership to train and lead soldiers into combat.
Who is the only member of both the chain of command and the NCO support channel?
You first line supervisor
From Squad to Corps name the levels of organization in the army.
Squad-10-11 soldiers
Platoon- 4 squads
Company- 4 Platoons + HQs
Battalion- 4-5 Company's
Brigade- A group of 3-5 Battalions
Division- At least 3 brigades
Corps- 3-5 divisions
Who is the Commander in Cheif of the US Air Force? The US Navy? The US Army? The US Marine Corps?
What does a Sergeant need to take care of soldiers?
He of the Army values or all of the Army values