Commandants Pre-Command Course


Asst. Director, NCOPD&E(East)
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: Holiday Inn Express, 1744 Victory Ave, Fort Bliss, TX 79906

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



CPCC Schedule March 2018
Fort Bliss Map
East Fort Bliss Map
Academy Map

Future Class Dates


9 – 15 June 2018

25 – 31 October 2018

21 – 27 March 2019

20 – 26 June 2019


Lead Facilitator – Sgt. Maj. Stevie Jones (915) 744-6214

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

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