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1

When was the NCO support channel formally recognized?

20 December 1976

2

What is Sgt's business?

To train and lead soldiers

3

What is a Sgt?

A leader

4

Explain the Chain of Command.

The succession of commanders superior to subordinates through which command is exercised.

5

Define responsibility.

Being accountable for what you do.

6

How does the COC support the NCO channel?

By legally punishing anyone that who challenges a Sgt's authority.

7

Define duty.

Duty is a legal or moral obligation to do what needs to be done without having to be told to do so.

8

What is the role of the CSM?

The CSM is the senior enlisted adviser to the BC.

9

How does the Commander exercise command?

Through subordinate commanders.

10

When was the position of the Sgt Maj of the Army established?

4 July 1966

11

Is the CSM in your direct COC?

No, but he supervises the NCO support channel.

12

What are key elements of command?

Authority and responsibility

13

What is the NCO support channel?

It is the channel of communication that reinforces the COC.

14

What must a Sgt have in order to accomplish Sgt's Business?

The skill, ability and leadership to train soldiers for combat and lead them into combat.

15

Who is the only member of both the COC and the NCO support channel?

Your first line supervisor, section, squad or team leader.