SHS Web Conf.
Volume 179, 20232023 6th International Conference on Humanities Education and Social Sciences (ICHESS 2023)
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|Human History and Intercultural Communication Research
|14 December 2023
Research on the Construction System of the US Non-Commissioned Officer Corps Based on the Grounded Theory
High-tech Institute, Qingzhou, China 262500
The U.S. military's non-commissioned officers (NCOs), often regarded as the " backbone of the armed forces" ,epitomize innovation and expertise in NCO development. Employing Grounded Theory, this study investigates the U.S. military NCO corps construction system. Analyzing 30 documents, including policy papers and official reports, yields a comprehensive framework.Comprising four domains— professional competence, professional development, professional norms, and professional care— interconnected to forge a resilient NCO corps. With 17 sub-domains and 77 concepts, this system underscores competence, guided development, norm adherence, and holistic care. Insights gleaned inform strategies to enhance NCO readiness in the complex landscape of contemporary warfare.
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