U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Guide
This major revision, dated 28 July 2008–
o Describes the role of noncommissioned officer professional development within the framework of the noncommissioned vision (para 1-4).
o Emphasizes and describes the role and importance that mentorship has on professional development (para 1-6).
o Replaces the Primary Leadership Development Course with the Warrior Leader Course (chap 2).
o Includes an updated overview of the Enlisted Personnel Management system and its role in the career development process (chap 3).
o Addresses professional development proposals for all military occupational specialties by grade, within each career management field (chap 4-29).
o Provides an updated list of Web site addresses for all personnel proponents and other related sites (app D).
o Provides an updated recommended reading list (with brief synopsis for each item) (app E).