United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA)

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In my Army, the Royal Netherlands Army part of the Netherlands Armed Forces must always be prepared to operate in a multinational framework. The Royal Netherlands Army will participate in multinational operations more and more. Therefore, international experience is an essential skill to possess. A year United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) is a personal, unique opportunity and personal development to gain experience in an inspiring international environment. Learning the US Army philosophy and concepts of Mission Command is of great value to working in a multinational staff at various levels for instance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The purpose of this paper is, therefore, to indicate what benefit it has to me of gaining knowledge of US Army Mission Command. It helps me in my future (international) duty assignments the following graduation from the Sergeants Major Course (SMC). Multinational Collaboration In the contemporary Land Operations, we collaborate with international partners and non-governmental organizations. The key is Manoeuvrist Approach and Mission Command (Afdeling Land Warfare, 2014). International collaboration is indispensable for our Armed Forces. The Royal…show more content…
In my role as a noncommissioned officer, I learned as a leader to receive leadership, listen carefully to my soldiers, and be open to opinions of others. The enrichment by doing DAO within the SMC helps me better to understand US Army philosophy about Mission Command. Being open to opinions of others helps me understand to work in a multinational environment. I have already learned many of my colleagues in my Core Room about the American approach in Mission Command. I know for sure that working in a multinational framework as an International SMC graduated SGM, I can extend the command influence better through my global look and experiences on the

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