Contact Us

Questions and Queries

Got a question about anything USASMA here is a list of phone numbers for you to find your answer. Our Area Code is 915 our DSN is 621. The Sergeants Major Academy is located on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. That puts us in Mountain Time or 2-hours behind Eastern Standard Time. Our hours of Operation are 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The best time to contact any of the courses is after 9:00 a.m. and before 4:00 p.m.

SSD Help Desk

Contact Numbers: (915)744-2977/9139/2370

Having issues with SSD please submit a trouble ticket via the Army Training Help Desk online at Please wait for a response from NCOPDS support as trouble tickets are worked in the order they are received.

Staff Duty can be reached at 744-8081

Human Resources – 744-8416

Int’l Military Student Office – 744-9055

Plans and Operations – 744-9069

Strategic Plans – 744-9192

Staff and Faculty Directorate – 744-2576

USASMA Chaplain – 744-2270

If you have a course-related issues please see the contact numbers below:

For issues concerning:

Sergeants Major Resident Course – 744-9403

Nonresident Sergeants Major Course – 744-8508

Battle Staff NCO Course – 744-9194

Spouse Leadership Development Course – 744-1201

Fort Bliss NCOA (BLC-MLC) – 568-2440

NCOA Mission Command – 744-2110

Commandants Pre-Command Course – 744-2110

Staff and Faculty Development – 744-8431

USASMA Fellowship – 744-3576

For all  issues with Structured Self Development 

For enrollment issues please DO NOT contact the course managers. The course managers cannot enroll Soldiers into any SSD level.

For Regular Army enrollment issues: Through your CHAIN OF COMMAND contact AHRC at

For AGR, IRR, and IMA enrollment issues: Through your CHAIN OF COMMAND contact AHRC at usarmy.knox.hrc.mbx.epmd-ncoes–

For USAR Soldiers: Through your TRAINING NCO and CHAIN OF COMMAND, contact the MSC Quota Source Manager or

For ARNG Soldiers: Through your CHAIN OF COMMAND contact the State Quota Managers appointed by the State or Mr. James Vail at

The POC for issues with course updates on ERBs is

To retrieve completed SSD content: In ALMS, under “Completed Learning” go to your “Detailed Training Record.” In the “From” field, ensure the date is prior to the training. Find your course and select “Actions” then “View Content.” From there you may “Launch” any lesson you like.

SSD Help Desk

Mr. Hector Perez (915) 744-2977


General Questions

Mr. David Crozier is the Command Communications Specialist and can answer most questions or will refer you to the proper subject matter expert. He can be reached at You can also call him at (915) 744-2952 He is also the webmaster so direct all web-related issues to him.

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