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NCO Notes

NCO Notes is an outlet for short pieces written by NCOs for NCOs. Topics range from leadership techniques to those unwritten "how-to" ideas that make the Army work.

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A Mission No One Trained For (01/15/2002)
(NN02-1, January 2002, PDF 38K), by SFC Alan J. Marinoff A first-hand account of how the events of 11 September effected the members and leadership of one company of soldiers.

The Defense of Duffer's Drift Brigade Support Area (09/15/2001)
(NN01-2, September 2001, PDF 57K), by SSG Reginald Scott, SSG Steve Newman, SGT William Baucom, SGT Rodney Weathers, and SGT(P) Louise Chee (Edited by CPT Steve Lewis) Discusses the correlation between defensive preparations between a classic in military training literature and the actual defensive preparation made by a supply company of a forward support battalion.

Growing Soldiers (03/15/2001)
(NN01-1, March 2001, PDF 29K), by SGM Kevin B. Johnson, military policeman, Ft. Carson, CO Outlines standards that are necessary to "grow" soldiers.