Fort Leonard Wood Community
Maneuver Support Center
Noncommissioned Officer Academy
The Maneuver Support Center Noncommissioned Officer Academy (MANSCEN NCOA) is the U.S. Army’s largest NCO Academy.
The MANSCEN NCO Academy 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 Warrior Leader Course (WLC); instill the warrior ethos and review lessons learned from changing conditions within the contemporary operational environment; conduct training in accordance with the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy’s WLC and Proponent School’s Program of Instruction and Course Management Plan.
The academy has three Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Courses (ANCOC): Chemical, Engineer and Military Police. Chemical ANCOC trains CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) Operations NCOs (74D). Engineer ANCOC trains Combat Engineer Supervisors (21B/C), Construction Engineer Supervisors (21H) and Construction Equipment Supervisors (21N/T). Military Police ANCOC trains Military Police (31B), Internment and Resettlement NCOs (31E) and CID Special Agents (31D).
The academy has three Basic Noncommissioned Officer Courses (BNCOC): Chemical, Engineer and Military Police. Chemical BNCOC trains CBRN Operations NCOs (74D) and the CBRN Operations NCO Reclassification Course (74D/R). Engineer BNCOC trains Combat Engineer Supervisors (21B), Bridge Crewmember Supervisor (21C), Construction Engineer Supervisors (21H), Technical Engineer Supervisors (21T), Construction Equipment Supervisors (21N), Construction Equipment Repairers (62B). Military Police BNCOC trains Military Police NCOs (31B), Internment and Resettlement NCOs (31E) and CID Special Agents (31D). WLC is a branch immaterial course that provides basic leadership training to competent Small Unit Leaders typically in the rank of Specialist to Sergeant. For information about any MANSCEN NCOA Course, call (573) 563-8022 or visit our Web site at http://www.wood.army.mil/mncoa/.