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Published on 21 December 2023

Armed Forces Professional NCO School (NCOS)

The armed forces NCO school is the (educational institution) training center for professional NCOs of all troop categories of the Swiss armed forces.
During their two-year basic training, senior non-commissioned officers are equipped with the necessary knowledge in order to successfully lead and train within recruit schools and colleges.
Supplementary training courses prepare experienced NCOs for their new roles.
A large number of civilian and military personnel take part in further education courses every year at the Armed Forces Professional NCO School.
The school is also responsible for the international training within the framework of Roadmap interoperability for professional NCOs.

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First Sergeant Major Youssef Ben-Kacem

8 May 2024

NCOS | Intermediate leadership course in a multinational environment 2024-1

An international environment requires a "leader" who can act convincingly and assert themselves in a multinational environment. The leadership course provides tools and fundamentals that prepare us for many possible events.

Technical Sergeant Singletary Tyshon USA

15 May 2024

NCOS | Intermediate leadership course in a multinational environment 2024-2

A leader is someone who can work effectively with their team to ensure a mission gets completed. A leader is someone who will dedicate their time to the health and wellness of their team but most importantly, a leader is an individual. A leader can and will make mistakes, but what they do with their mistakes is how someone can show true leadership.

Armed Forces Professional NCO School (NCOS)

Kasernenstrasse 40
CH - 9100 Herisau