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NCO Duties and Responsibilities

Includes Baron von Stuebon's Instructions for Noncommissioned Officers

The 'Eathen in 'is blindness bows down to wood an' stone
'E don't obey no orders unless they is 'is own.
The 'eathen in 'is blindness must end where 'e began
But the BACKBONE of the Army is the non-commissioned man! -Rudyard Kipling, 1896

The NCO Creed
Drill Sergeant
Corporal
Sergeant
Drill Sergeant
Corporal
Sergeant
Staff Sergeant
Sergeant First Class
Master Sergeant
Staff Sergeant
Sergeant First Class
Master Sergeant
First Sergeant
Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major
First Sergeant
Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major of the Army
Sergeant Major of the Army