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The NCO Guide is the communication effort of Command Sergeant Major Dan Elder, US Army Retired to share relevant knowledge and information products in a variety of digital formats for consumption for Soldiers while on the go.

The NCO Guide CSM (Ret.) Dan Elder

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The NCO Guide is the communication effort of Command Sergeant Major Dan Elder, US Army Retired to share relevant knowledge and information products in a variety of digital formats for consumption for Soldiers while on the go.

    Tips for Inactivating Units, w/SGM Terwan Crawley

    Tips for Inactivating Units, w/SGM Terwan Crawley

    This week in episode #17 of the NCO Guide podcast I host Sgt. Maj. Terwan Crawley, the III Corps G-4 MRD Sergeant Major. In this episode we discuss some of the issues facing inactivating units, and use his experience as the 589th Brigade Support Battalion Command Sergeant Major during their inactivation at Fort Hood, TX. […]

    Broadening Assignments for NCOs, Epi. #16

    Broadening Assignments for NCOs, Epi. #16

    This week in episode #16 of the NCO Guide podcast I host Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Ken Graham, the incoming command sergeant major for the 20th CBRNE Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. In this episode we speak about broadening assignments for noncommissioned officers, and talk about a few things to consider in how to get selected, […]

    #15, Soldier for Life: SMA Jack L. Tilley interview

    #15, Soldier for Life: SMA Jack L. Tilley interview

    In Episode #15 host Dan Elder sits down with Sergeant Major of the Army Jack L. Tilley, USA, Retired and they talk about his new book Soldier for Life: Leader Lessons From The 12th Sergeant Major Of The Army Jack L. Tilley. He explains that the book is more than just an autobiography of Jack L. Tilley, the […]

    Epi. #14, Getting Back to Basics

    Epi. #14, Getting Back to Basics

    In this episode CSM (Ret.) Dan Elder discusses getting back to the basics and attempts to identify a few foundational techniques company grade noncommissioned officers should master. Key to a professional leader’s style are in being grounded in the way that they operate, those basic behaviors that set them apart from others. The way we perform is usually […]

    Epi. #13, Techniques for Transmitting Information

    Epi. #13, Techniques for Transmitting Information

    In Episode #13 I talk about transmitting orders and information, and offer up a tool for building better relationships by using storytelling as a method. The NCO Guide is a forum for the host CSM (Ret.) Dan Elder and his guests to discuss topics of interest to US Army noncommissioned officers and to enhance the […]

    Epi #12, Why the Specialist Rank doesn’t Work

    Epi #12, Why the Specialist Rank doesn’t Work

    This episode I talk about providing customized advice via podcasts and explain how the Specialist ranks came to their ultimate demise, and why it was not good for the Army. IMHO, now is not a better time to bring them back, either. I introduce two new segments, This year in NCO History where I highlight […]

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