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Eighth Army Wightman NCO Academy

Wightman NCO Academy

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The Eighth Army Wightman NCO Academy is in need of qualified Staff Sergeants and Sergeants First Class in Instructor/Writer and Platoon Sergeant positions. If you are interested in working at the academy, you must receive an endorsement from your Brigade Command Sergeant Major first. We will not accept applications without prior approval from your Chain of Command. The position will incur a 12-month stabilization period and is open regardless of MOS. CFD-IC instruction is available at the NCOA if not currently certified. If you meet the pre-qualifications below and have been endorsed by your Brigade CSM, contact our Chief of Training at (315) 756-3509 to schedule an interview.


    • Not currently on assignment in
    • Served in a Squad Leader or Platoon Sergeant position for at least 12 months
    • Currently holding a Secret security clearance
    • Meet HT/WT standards IAW AR 600-9
    • Currently passing the APFT
    • Strong written/oral communications skills
    • No flagging action current or pending
    • GT Score 100 or higher