Fort Leonard Wood Community
Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy
The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy (MSCoE NCOA) is the U.S. Army’s premier NCO academy. The MSCoE NCOA trains selected NCOs and produces motivated, disciplined and skilled sergeants, squad leaders and platoon sergeants through demanding tactical, technical and Army values-based training courses for the chemical, engineer and military police regiments, to include the ordnance NCO basic course and Basic Leader Course (BLC); instills the Warrior Ethos and reviews lessons learned from changing conditions within the contemporary operational environment; and conducts training in accordance with the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy and Proponent School’s Program of Instruction.
The academy has three senior leader courses: Chemical, Engineer and Military Police. Chemical SLC trains CBRN operations NCOs (74D). Engineer SLC trains combat engineer supervisors (12B/C), construction engineer supervisors (12H), construction equipment supervisors (12N) and senior technical engineers (12T). Military Police SLC trains military police (31B), internment and resettlement NCOs (31E) and CID special agents (31D).
The academy also has three advanced leaders courses (ALC): Chemical, Engineer and Military Police. Chemical ALC trains CBRN operations NCOs (74D), Engineer ALC trains combat engineer supervisors (21B), bridge crewmember supervisors (21C), construction engineer supervisors (21H), technical engineer supervisors (21T), construction equipment supervisors (21N) and construction equipment repairers (91L). Military Police ALC trains military police (31B), internment and resettlement NCOs (31E), and CID special agents (31D). WLC is a branch immaterial course that provides basic leadership training.