Good NCO’s…

“Good NCOs are not just born – they are groomed and grown through a lot of hard work and strong leadership by senior NCOs.” William A. Connelly (1931 to 2019) William A. Connelly was a retired United States Army soldier (1953 to 1983) who served as the sixth Sergeant Major of the Army. He was… Read More

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Does Military Education Matter?

Introduction Finding it hard to decide whether getting a military education might be a good idea? Then this article can help you make the right call. Do you feel safe sitting wherever you are right now, reading to this article? You might be sitting on the sofa or lying in your bed, but one thing that… Read More

How to Maximise Online Education Opportunities for Military Personnel?

Technology has made it possible for military men and women interested in acquiring a college education to take classes regardless of their location. Whether they are training in a tough military barracks environment or stationed far away from home, military friendly schools online allow them to have a work and life balance. Furthermore, there are… Read More

Military Education Support Programmes

People in the military spend a lot of time training and fighting for their country. Sometimes, they do not have enough time for education but they have to get the right and proper training. Therefore, you can find several military education support programmes provided by the army that offer great opportunities. These programmes provide a… Read More

The RAF & MBA’s

Do you know that on 10 July 2018, 119 Royal Air Force (RAF) personnel held a Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification? This is based on personnel voluntarily uploading the MBA qualification to the Joint Personnel Administration (JPA) system – meaning the actual figure could be under-reported. MBA’s and Job Descriptions Whilst there are no… Read More

The Importance of Understanding Your Job…

“There is no type of human endeavour where it is so important that the leader understands all phases of his job as that of the profession of arms.” James C. Fry (1897 to 1982) A Major General in the US Army who served as an infantry regiment and division commander during World War II and… Read More

Netherlands Officer Career Management System (2001)

The Netherlands officer corps is essentially composed of two groups: Military academy graduates with college degrees (and a very few non-academy in-service transfers with college degrees) who make up the full-career officers; and Officer school graduates without college-level education who compose the limited-career officers. In principle, all officers can expect to remain in military service to age 55 and… Read More