Battle Staff NCO Course

 

SGM Erric D. Allen
Director
MSG Robert R. Lilly
Deputy Director
MSG Jason P. Harvey
Senior Resident Instructor
SFC Keith D. Ferreira
VTT Senior Instructor

Mission

Educate sergeants through sergeants major to serve as battle staff noncommissioned officers at battalion and higher level staff positions. Battle Staff NCO Course provides selected noncommissioned officers with the tools necessary to learn specific staff duties and become familiar with the duties of other staff sections. BSNCOC provides technical and tactical curriculum relevant to the missions, duties, and responsibilities assigned to battle staff members in battalion and brigade-level units.

Course Description

The Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officers Course is a branch-immaterial functional course for noncommissioned officers selected for staff assignments, providing them with the tools necessary to learn specific staff duties and become familiar with the duties of other staff sections. BSNCOC provides technical and tactical curriculum relevant to the missions, duties, and responsibilities assigned to battle staff members in battalion and brigade-level units. Graduates of the BSNCOC receive the additional skill identifier (ASI) 2S.
Battle Staff NCO Course uses the experiential learning model strategy. The course map includes Course Overview; Small Group Process; Mission Command; Staff Operations; Operational Environment; Stability Operations; Information Operations; Cyber Defense; Brigade Combat Team; Urban Operations; Tactical Sustainment; Military Briefings; Graphics and Overlays; Plans, Orders, and Attachments; Command Post of the Future; Military Decision Making Process; and Staff Exercise.
Upon departure students will receive an Academic Evaluation Report (AER). The resident course can be attended at either USASMA (Fort Bliss, Texas) or at the NCO academies at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania or Camp Williams, Utah.

Battle Staff Information

The below PDF documents contain the schedule of classes for upcoming classes of the BSNCOC as well as other pertinent class information:

BSNCOC FY 17 CLASS SCHEDULE (004)

BSNCOC FY 18 CLASS SCHEDULE

VTC Letter for Classes 1, 2, 3, 4-18

Student Announcements

For more information about the Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course click here: www.us.army.mil

Ensure you have all of your required documents filled out correctly during Day 1 of in-processing or you will be denied access to the course.

Student Documents

Note to Windows 10 users

The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy uses PDF files that have attachments (Word, Excel and PowerPoint files) associated with the file. Those who are using Windows 10 will find that it sets Microsoft Edge as the default browser. Edge does not support ActiveX plugins, therefore the Acrobat Reader plug-in won’t work. The same is true with Chrome. You have to download the PDF file to your desktop in order to see the attachments. However Windows 10 comes with another browser, Internet Explorer 11, which will allow you to see the attachments without downloading the PDF. The attached HOW TO File will show you how to make Internet Explorer 11 your default browser.

Welcome Letter

BSC Bio Sheet

Pre-Execution Checklist TF350-18-2-R-E

Template ETP 2S Verification Memo NLT 14 DAYS OUT

Temporary Duty 4187

USASMA ONLY Temporary Place of Duty Memo

Battle Staff Graphics Student Workbook 01 23 17

BSNCOC Map

EAST BLISS MAP

Fort Bliss Map

 

Contact Information

Director: SGM Erric D. Allen   (915) 744-9194
erric.d.allen.mil@mail.mil

Deputy Director: MSG Robert R. Lilly   (915) 744-9211
robert.r.lilly.mil@mail.mil

Resident Main Office   (915) 744-1066
VTT Main Office:   (915) 744-8010
Address:  Commandant, USASMA
Attn: ATSS-DAO
11293 SGT E Churchill St.
Fort Bliss TX 79918-8002

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