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Who is the 1st Senior Enlisted Advisor to theChairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff? (SEAC)
SGM William Joseph Gainy
When did the 1st senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff assumethe position?
2005 OCT 01
What grade is the senior enlisted advisorto the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff?
E-9
How many SMA's have there been?
13
Name the 5 most recent SMA's...
1. SMA Kenneth O. Preston
& formers...
2. SMA Jack L. Tilly
3. SMA Robert E. Hall
4. SMA Gene C. McKinney
5. SMA Richard A. Kidd
Who was the 1st SMA?
SMA Wooldridge
What year was the SMA established?
1966
The Sergeants Major course began in what year?
1973
The history of the NCO began in what year with the birth of the Continental Army?
1775
Who wrote the 'Regulations foe the Order and Disapline of the Troops of the United States' aka the ' The Blue Book'?
IG Friedrich Von Stueben
The 'Blue Book' standardize NCO duties and responsibilities in what year?
1778
During the year 1778, what were the NCO ranksduring that period?
1. Corporals
2. Sergeants
3. First Sergeants
4. Quartermaster Sergeants
5. Sergeants Major
3 NCOs receivedspecial recognition for acts of heroism duringthe American Revolution. Each received the badge of 'Military Merit' This was the precursor to the Medal of Honor, what were their names?
1. Sgt. Elijah Churchill
2. Sgt. William Brown
3. Sgt. Daniel Bissell
During what year did the War Department make the 1st reference to the NCO cheverons?
1881
What publication, published in 1829, provided instructions for the training of NCOs?
The Abstract Infantry Tactics
The 417 page unofficial publication called the Nocommissioned Officer's Manual, was published in what year?
1909
During what year did the symbol of NCO rank, the cheveron,rotate to point up and become smaller?
1902
During the 1st world war, 1st Sgts carried a leader's book that stayed with the company and was passed from 1st Sgt to 1st Sgt. what was the book called?
The Black Book
During what year did AR350-90 establish Army-wide standards for NCO academies?
1957
In 1958, the Army added 2 grades to the NCO ranks. What were the 2 pay grades?
E-8 and E-9
During what year did PLDC becomea mandatory prerequisite for promotion to Staff Sergeant?
1986