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Chain of Command

President
President Barack Obama

Secretary of Defense
The Honorable Ashton CarterChairman of the Joint

Chiefs of Staff (Advisor to the SECDEF)
General Joseph Dunford

Secretary of the Army
The Honorable Patrick Murphy (Acting)

Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (Advisor to Sec of the Army)
General Mark A. Milley

MEDCOM Commander
Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West

Regional Health Command - Atlantic (Provisional)Commander
BG Ronald J. Place

Womack Army Medical Center Commander
COL Lance C. Raney

Troop BN Commander
LTC Tracy A. Coffin

B-Co Commander
CPT Malone

Department NCOIC

First-line Supervisor

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NCO SUPPORT CHANNEL

Sergeant Major of the Army
SMA Daniel A. Daily

MEDCOM Command Sergeant Major
CSM Gerald C. Ecker

RHC-A Command Sergeant Major
CSM Matthew Brady

WAMC Command Sergeant Major
CSM Michael Stoddard

Troop BN Command Sergeant Major
CSM Fergus Joseph

B-Co First Sergeant
1SG Rugenstein, Erin

Department NCOIC

First-line Supervisor

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When was the NCO support channel formally recognized?

20 December 1976

4

What is Sergeant's Business?

To train and lead Soldiers

5

What is a Sergeant?

A leader

6

Explain the Chain of Command.

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

7

Define Responsibility.

Being accountable for what you do.

8

How does the Chain of Command support the NCO support channel?

By legally punishing those who challenge a sergeant's authority.

9

Define Duty.

Duty is a legal or moral obligation to do what should be done without being told to do it.

10

What is the role of the CSM?

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Battalion commander

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How does a Commander exercise command?

Through subordinate commanders.

12

When was the position of Sergeant Major of the Army established?

4 July 1966.

13

Is the CSM in the Chain of Command?

No (but he supervises the NCO support channel).

14

What are key elements of command?

Authority and Responsibility.

15

What is the NCO Support Channel?

It is the channel of communication that reinforces the Chain of Command.

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

The Skill, ability and Leadership to train Soldiers for combat and lead them into combat.

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Who is the only member of both your chain of command your NCO support channel?

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