July 18, 2024

Class 75 International Students Tackle Challenges

Every year a group of students attending the Sergeant Major Academy (SGM-A) make an especially long trip from their home countries scattered across the globe to attend the SGM-A located at Fort Bliss, Texas. This group of International Military Students (IMS) come from many nations and for some it is their first time traveling to the United States. This situation can lead to unforeseen issues that the students have to resolve.

July 17, 2024

Commandants Meet to Improve NCO Training

Commandants from various NCO Academies (NCOAs) met at the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence (NCOLCoE) on Fort Bliss, Texas, to take part in the Commandant’s Training Council (CTC). The three-day-long event began on July ninth and was hosted by the NCOLCoE Commandant, Command Sgt. Maj. Tammy Everette.

June 24, 2024

SMC Class 74 appoints graduates to Sergeant Major

In the days leading up to the Sergeants Major Academy (SGM-A) class 74 graduation ceremony, another series of ceremonies took place on the campus. Five appointment ceremonies were held, one for each resident department in the academy. During this series of promotions over 360 of the classes 500 students, were appointed to sergeant major. Most of those promoted were active-duty Army or Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Soldiers.

June 18, 2024

The Army Celebrates its 249th Birthday

Hundreds of Servicemembers and Army Civilian Professionals gathered at the Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Center of Excellence (NCOLCoE) and Sergeants Major Academy (SGM-A) campus to continue the time-honored tradition of singing the Army song and enjoying cake afterwords.

June 17, 2024

SGM-A Class 74 Graduates from NCOLCoE

On June 13 the Sergeants Major Academy held the graduation of its 74th class at the Don Haskin’s Center on the campus of the University of Texas in El Paso. The nearly 500 students from the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and over 50 partner nations graduated the degree granting program, with many earning a degree in Leadership and Work Force Development.

June 11, 2024

Student Writer

Master Sgt. Noel DeJesus, a student attending Sergeants Major Academy Class 74 has long since become accustomed to writing papers for his classes, but has gone above and beyond the average homework submission, publishing several books over the years.

June 5, 2024

SGM-A Instructors Partner with West Point for Training

Recently four instructors from the Sergeants Major Academy attended a class at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, N.Y.

May 21, 2024

NCO Leadership Center of Excellence hosts Commissioning Fair

The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence (NCOLCoE) hosted a Comminssioning Fair in association with the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).

May 8, 2024

Corps Compass Mentorship Program

While many skills can be learned in the classroom, and some can be learned through trial and error, others are best learned through advice from those who have experience-based knowledge to draw from. To this end, the Corps Compass program was developed to pass on skills and knowledge from Senior Enlisted Leaders.

May 6, 2024

Sergeants Major Academy Students’ Papers Impact Field

Soldiers attending the Sergeants Major Academy write many papers while attending classes, but most of these writings are not seen outside the academy grounds. Master Sgt. Roger Tysinger, a student attending class 74, wrote a paper while attending the Sergeants Major Academy’s Department of Force Management due to be published in the Chaplain Corps Journal in May.