Flashcards in Chain of Command- NCO Support Chain Deck (17):
Chain of Command
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
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
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
When was the NCO support channel formally recognized?
20 December 1976
What is Sergeant's Business?
To train and lead Soldiers
What is a Sergeant?
Explain the Chain of Command.
The succession of commanders superior to subordinates through which command is exercised
Being accountable for what you do.
How does the Chain of Command support the NCO support channel?
By legally punishing those who challenge a sergeant's authority.
Duty is a legal or moral obligation to do what should be done without being told to do it.
What is the role of the CSM?
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Battalion commander
How does a Commander exercise command?
Through subordinate commanders.
When was the position of Sergeant Major of the Army established?
4 July 1966.
Is the CSM in the Chain of Command?
No (but he supervises the NCO support channel).
What are key elements of command?
Authority and Responsibility.
What is the NCO Support Channel?
It is the channel of communication that reinforces the Chain of Command.
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.