In this book the Sergeants Major of the Army from 1966-1996 talk to you about leadership, training, combat, and the Army. You can use their knowledge and experience for professional development, to improve your leadership skills, and for inspiration.
The period reflected in this book, 1966-1996, is particularly significant in the history of our Army, for it includes the building of the Army of the ’80s which fought the Gulf War, the ending of the Cold War, and the positioning of our Army to meet the challenges of the 21st century. This period is also includes significant milestones in the history and development of the Army’s Noncommissioned Officer Corps, including the establishment of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, the Sergeants Major Academy, and the Major Command Command Sergeants Major Conferences. The thoughts of our Sergeants Major of the Army are an invaluable legacy that can assist leaders at every level to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.