Commandants Pre-Command Course


NCOA Mission Command
SGM Gary Reed


The Course

The Commandants Pre-Command Course (CPCC) held at The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence and U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy (NCOL CoE & USASMA), Fort Bliss, Texas is a program of study to prepare select Sergeants Major or Command Sergeants Major for positions of greater responsibility as commandants of a Noncommissioned Officer Academy.

The course is designed to introduce command sergeants major and sergeants major into those unique positions where they are actually executing com­mand-type leadership – a relationship that is not traditionally associated with being an NCO. It consists of instruction in 15 different topic areas: The Authorities of an Enlisted Comman­dant, Joint Ethics, Lines of Com­mand/Support, Training Management, Inventory Management/Property Accountability, Budget Manage­ment, Academy Manning, Course Administrative Requirements, Instructor Development program, Civilian Personnel Manage­ment System, Student records, Learning Theories and Styles, Law for Leaders, Registrar, and Accreditation.

This Course is currently held three times per year – March, June and October.

Course Information

Lodging: Candlewood Suites on Fort Bliss, 11193 Duncan St. Bldg. 11193, Fort Bliss, TX 79908

Course Execution: Conducted Daily at NCOL CoE & USASMA IAW the Training Schedule – All classes are conducted in Room 603.

USASMA Address: 11291 SGT E. Churchill St., Ft. Bliss, TX 79918

Note: Individuals interested in reserving a seat for the Commandants Pre-Command Course (CPCC) need to submit an A-1 application in ATRRS.

POC for CPCC Reservations: Ms. Lisa Roberson (HRC); PH: (502) 613-5528; or email

POC for NG Reservations: SFC Tara Signet; PH: (703) 607-7333; or email



Fort Bliss Map
East Fort Bliss Map
Academy Map

Future Class Dates


FY 2019          Report Date      Start Date        End Date
Class 003       07 JUN1 9          08 JUN 19       14 JUN 19

FY 2020         Report Date       Start Date          End Date
Class 001      18 OCT 19          19 OCT 19         25 OCT 19
Class 002      06 MAR 20         07 MAR 20        13 MAR 20
Class 003      05 JUN 20           06 JUN 20         12 JUN 20


Lead Facilitator – Sgt. Maj. Gary B. Reed (915) 744-3020
Training Manager – SFC Sasha D, Kennedy (915) 744-6161

Protocol – Ms. Norma Molina   (915) 744-8489

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