Flashcards in Army NCO Guide Deck (27):
What does FM 7-22.7 cover?
What FM covers History of the NCO?
What do soldiers depend on from an NCO?
Guidance, Training, Leadership to win the Nation's wars.
Who is CSM Gary L. Latrell?
He was a medal of honor recipient for his actions in April 1970. He wrote a meaningful and informative intro for this FM 7-22.7
Who is SGT Patrick Glass?
1) he was the last living person from the lewis and clack expedition
2) he was the winner of the first election west of mississippi river
3) kept a detailed journal of the lewis and clark expedition
4) showed that a good NCO was invaluable to officers
Who is SGT Rissler?
SGT rissler was a senior medic who managed to keep 25 casualties alive during the "18 hour miracle" (a battle.)
Who usually cuts the cake during army ceremonies?
Together the cake is cut by the oldest and the youngest soldier in the unit.
What has been the key to the Army's success?
Our flexibility and willingness to change to meet the world as it is without altering the core competencies that make the army the best fighting force in the world.
Throughout the history of the army, the NCO has been there doing what?
leading soldiers in battle and training them in peace time. Leading by example and always out front.
When was the army and the NCO corps born?
14 June, 1775! (birth of the continental army)
What three countries traditions were blended to develop our army's NCO corps?
What other aspects shaped our unique NCO corps in the early days?
American political system with it's distain for the British aristocracy social attitudes and the vast westward expanses
who standardized the duties and responsibilities of the NCO corps?
Freidrich Von Steuben
When did Friedrich Von Steuben standardize the duties and responsibilities of the NCO corps? (when did he write the blue book?)
Where was the blue book witten?
What standardized the blue book?
regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the US
When was the blue book published?
What's the common name for the book written by Friedrich Von Steuben to help keep soldiers in line?
The Blue Book
What were the NCO ranks existed in the continental army?
Where is part of Von Steuben's book is still with us? (used in today's army)
Drill and Ceremony
What else did the bluebook emphasize?
The importance of selecting quality soldiers for NCO positions.
How long was the blue book the primary regulation for the army?
What were the duties of the SGM in the blue book?
1) served as assistant to the regimental adjutant
2) keeping rosters
3) forming details
4) handling matters concerning interior management and discipline of the regiment
he also served at the head of the NCO support channel
What were the duties of the Quartermaster Sergeants of the Blue Book?
Assissted the regimental quartermaster assuming duties in his absence and supervising the proper loading and transport of the regiments baggage when on march.
What were the duties and responsibilities of the First Sergeant in the Blue Book?
He enforced discipline, encouraged duty, maintained rosters, made morning reports to the company commander, and made company descriptive book.
What was the "company descriptive book?"
It described name, age, height, place of birth, and prior occupation of every enlisted man in the unit.