68X40 Detachment Sergeant
The role of the 68X40 Detachment Sergeant involves serving as the Detachment Sergeant for a Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC) Medical Detachment. This detachment has the mission of worldwide, short notice deployment in support of contingency operations or other directed missions. The Detachment Sergeant is responsible for various aspects, including the training, administration, personnel accountability, safety, and morale of all assigned soldiers. They plan and execute battle-focused NCODP (Noncommissioned Officer Development Program) and effectively control and synchronize facilities, equipment, and vehicles valued at over $4 million. As an advisor to the Commander on all enlisted matters, they assist in planning, coordinating, and supervising activities that support the unit’s METL (Mission Essential Task List). Additionally, they have the responsibility of ensuring the health, welfare, morale, discipline, training, and combat readiness of 45 officers, NCOs, and soldiers.
In the role of the Detachment Sergeant for a Multifunctional Medical Battalion, the 68W Detachment Sergeant oversees a diverse composition of assigned personnel across various staff and support sections within the battalion. They take on all duties and responsibilities inherent in the role of a First Sergeant and serve as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commander for all enlisted concerns. Synchronizing the headquarters detachment in sustainment operations to support nine direct reporting units is part of their responsibilities. They manage the physical readiness training, evaluations, awards, and training requirements for the detachment. Responsible for promoting and executing the Commander’s Vision, they also oversee the accountability and maintenance of equipment valued at millions of dollars.
Military Police (Law and Order) Detachment Sergeant (USAR)
The Military Police (Law and Order) Detachment Sergeant (USAR) holds the responsibility of providing sound advice to the commander regarding unit health readiness, esprit de corps, discipline, mentorship, career progression, recognition, and professional development of all assigned enlisted members. They are accountable for mission control and unit training that supports the unit’s Mission Essential Task List (METL). The Detachment Sergeant also oversees administrative actions and directly supervises four subordinates, as well as indirectly supervising 45 soldiers, which includes one active reserve soldier (AGR) and one civilian unit administrator (UA). Additionally, they are accountable for $10 million worth of unit equipment and play a crucial role in maintaining the unit’s worldwide deployment capability.
As the Detachment Sergeant for the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 28th Combat Support Hospital, this individual provides command and control for ten Direct Reporting Units (DRUs) in support of XVIII Airborne Corps’ expeditionary Roll III healthcare. They serve as the senior enlisted advisor to the Commander for all enlisted matters. NCO and junior leader development programs fall under their responsibility, along with maintaining standards, command climate, morale, good order, and discipline. The Detachment Sergeant is also accountable for the health, welfare, training, and safety of 84 soldiers and their family members.
The Detachment Sergeant serves as the Detachment Sergeant of a Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment consisting of personnel and MWD (Military Working Dog) Kennels. The detachment is responsible for a Military Police Battalion prepared for global deployment in support of overseas contingency operations. Synchronizing the Headquarters Detachment in sustainment operations to support the Battalion Headquarters is a key aspect of this role. The Detachment Sergeant is responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and employment of millions of dollars’ worth of equipment across two countries. They hold overall responsibility for the combat readiness, health, and welfare of the unit’s soldiers, civilians, and their families.
As the Detachment Sergeant, this senior non-commissioned officer is responsible for providing sound advice to the commander on a wide range of topics. These include the health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, well-being, career progression, recognition, and professional development of 72 soldiers and 12 civilians within the company and battalion headquarters. Their role is crucial in ensuring and enforcing discipline through Army standards, mentoring, counseling, advising, and training soldiers in support of the critical strategic communications mission of the 59th Signal Battalion and USARAK (United States Army Alaska).
In the role of a Detachment Sergeant, this senior enlisted soldier is responsible for providing sound advice to the commander on various matters. These include the health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, recognition, and professional development of all assigned enlisted members. They assist the commander in planning, coordinating, and supervising all activities that support the unit’s mission. Additionally, they are responsible for promoting and executing the commander’s vision and imperatives. Overseeing the day-to-day operations of a 21 soldier Movement Control Team (MCT) Detachment and providing direct supervision to 14 NCOs and three junior enlisted soldiers are key aspects of their role.
The Detachment Sergeant, as a senior enlisted soldier, is responsible for providing sound advice to the commander on a wide range of topics. These include the health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, well-being, career progression, recognition, and professional development of all assigned enlisted members. They ensure discipline is equitably maintained through enforcing Army standards, mentoring, counseling, advising, and training soldiers on the unit’s mission-essential task list. Their accountability lies in teaching soldiers daily unit and staff section operations to prepare them to become future NCOs in the Army.