Sabers Welcome New Non-Commissioned Officers

The newly recognized NCO’s prepare to recite the NCO Creed.
Story and photos by: CPT Matthew Frost
(CTZ Public Affairs)

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Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan-
Who: New NCO’s and Leadership of 4/2 SCR
What: NCO induction on Veterans Day
When: NOV 11 2010
Where: FOB Spin Boldak
Why: To mark the entrance of 11 new NCO’s into the Corps of the Noncommissioned Officer

For Soldiers promoted to the rank of Sergeant there is the understanding of a new level of responsibility. Aside from his promotion, where he’ll pin on the chevrons, each newly minted NCO is inducted into the Corps of the Noncommissioned Officer. This ceremony is conducted each quarter to mark the promotion of Soldiers to their new rank. This ceremony was doubly important this quarter as it was to take place on Veterans Day, while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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