Ficer Corps And The Noncommissioned Officer

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Abstract The officer corps and the noncommissioned officer corps in the Army go all the back to before the founding fathers formed the country. Both of these corps have adapted and changed according to wars and conflicts the nation has participated. The success of the Army is dependent on the ability of officers and noncommissioned officers to work together. Training, education and mentorship lead to officers and noncommissioned officer serving as the cornerstone of the Army. Establishing roles and responsibilities It is important to understand the roles that officers and non-commissioned officers hold in the Army. Without this understanding, officers and non-commissioned officers become stranded and confused. The Army has continuously updated regulations, field manuals, and other doctrine to keep up with the ever-changing operational environment the Army operates in. Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 6-22 and Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 6-22 clearly establish the roles of the officer and the non-commissioned officer. Additional Army doctrine provides for other miscellaneous tasks or responsibilities that officers and non-commissioned officers either share or work together to accomplish. A simple example is Training Circular (TC) 3-21, Drill and Ceremony. The non-commissioned officer has the bulk of the responsibility to conduct but the officer does have a role as the commander of troops. Although Drill and Ceremony not does specifically address a

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