The NCO Guide
By 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.
||ExplicitTips 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 Battali||3/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBroadening 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 of||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#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||2/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpi. #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||11/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpi. #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 inte||7/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpi #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 s||3/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpi #11, The Newly Promoted Sergeant||After an almost 1-year break our podcasts are back. This edition we bring you Episode 11 with a new format and a different way to start the conversation, we hope you the listener engages with us and our listeners at our site NCOGuide.net. In this shorte||3/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|