January 8, 2009
Tased and confused
Pfc. Trevis Wheatley helps Sgt. Kevin Cochrane “ride down” from being tasered during a demonstration of non-lethal capability equipment issued to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. For more on this story, see the "News" section of our Web site.
Photo by Sgt. Mark Miranda.
From left to right: Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, U.S. Congressman Silvestre Reyes, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., and Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston announce the Year of the Noncommissioned Officer during a press conference held Jan. 5 at the Sergeants Major Academy.
Photo by Maj. Deanna Bague.
Year of the NCO
Army officials recognize enlisted corps for contributions,
Maj. Deanna Bague
Fort Bliss Public Affairs
In 1989, former Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh Jr. announced the first Year of the Noncommissioned Officer. Twenty years later, the enlisted corps will once again take center stage and be recognized for their significant contributions, courage and commitment.
“[This is] a very important occasion in the life of our Army,” said Pete Geren, current secretary of the Army, during a press conference Monday at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy here.
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