Chain of Command

  1. When was the NCO Support Channel formally recognized?
    20 Dec. 1976
  2. What is Sergeant’s Business?
    To train and lead soldiers.
  3. What is a Sergeant?
    A leader
  4. Explain the Chain of Command.
    The succession of commanders to subordinates through which command is exercised.
  5. Define Responsibility.
    Be accountable for what you do.
  6. How does the CoC support the NCO Support Channel?
    By legally punishing those who challenge a Sergeant’s authority.
  7. Define Duty.
    A legal or moral obligation to do what should be done without being told to do it.
  8. What is the role of the CSM?
    Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Battalion Commander.
  9. How does a Commander exercise command?
    Through subordinate commanders.
  10. When was the position SM of the Army established?
    4 July 1966
  11. Is the CSM in the CoC?
    No. He supervises the NCOSC.
  12. What are key elements of command?
    Authority and Responsibility.
  13. What is the NCO Support Channel?
    The channel of communication that reinforces the CoC.
  14. 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 in combat.
  15. Who is the only member of your CoC and your NCOSC?
    First line supervisor.
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Chain of Command
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