Flashcards in NCO History Deck (18)
Who is the 1st Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC)?
SGM William Joseph Gainey
When did the 1st Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairmen Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC) assume the position?
October 01, 2005
What grade is the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC)?
How many SMA have there been
Who was the first Sergeant Major of the Army?
SGM Willin O. Wooldridge
What year was the Sergeant Major of the Army Established?
The Sergeants Major Course began in what year?
The history of the Noncommissioned Officer began in what year with the birth of the Continental Army?
Who wrote the "Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States", also commonly called the "Blue Book" and thus standardized NCO duties and responsibilities in 1778?
Inspector General Friedrich von Steuben
During the year 1778, what were the NCO ranks during that period?
3. First Sergeants
4. Quartermaster Sergeants
5. Sergeants Major
During what year did the War Department make the first reference to noncommissioned officer chevrons?
What publication published in 1829 provided instructions for training of noncommissioned officers?
The Abstract of Infantry Tactics
The 417 page unnoffical publication called the Noncommissioned Officers Manual, was published in what year?
During what year did the symbol of NCO rank, the chevron, rotate to what we would today call point up and become smaller in size?
During the period of WW1, the First Sergeants often carried a book in their pockets that contained administrative file.......
The Black book
During what year did the AR 350-90 establish armywide standards for NCO Academies?
In 1958 the Army added two grades to the NCO Ranks, these pay grades would "provide for a better delineation of responsiblilities in the enlisted structure". What where the two new pay grades?
E8 and E9