Essay on Role of a Nco
In my mind there are two types of people that attain the grade E5: Sergeants and NCOs. Some people will probably disagree with me about which definition is better. In the mind of CJ, anyone can be a sergeant. But, it takes a leader …show more content…
The military shouldn’t have to dangle $40,000 bonuses over our heads to keep us in. If we simply foster an atmosphere that makes soldiers WANT to stay in the military, we’ll all be better off. I encourage and challenge ALL NCOs to start thinking less about themselves and more about those assigned under them. The future of our military and this country depends on these young people.
Although NCOs today receive better training and are more professional than ever, the achievements of your predecessors contributed much to your career.
Get to know them. You will see that the NCOs of the past are as much your comrades in arms as the men and women you train with in the Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC). You will become the NCO the Army looks upon to train, test, judge, reward, and discipline soldiers of today, as well as in the future.
The historical evolution of the NCO is one full of pride and tradition. The opening line of the NCO Creed, “No one is more professional than I," is not only a promise and a pledge to yourself and the people of the United States of America, it is also a pledge to all those NCOs who came before you that their service and sacrifice was not in vain. Their commitment to the high