Building the Next Generation of Signal Leaders | Article

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The 7th Infantry Division (Bayonets) has developed an innovative approach to bridging the institutional to operational professional development gap with the implementation of their Battalion S6 Certification Course at JBLM. The Bayonet’s chief information section, the G6, hosted the fourth quarterly iteration of the Battalion S6 Certification Course here, Aug 3-7.The week-long course, was designed in line with Bayonet commander Maj. Gen. Xavier T. Brunson’s command philosophy, to train junior Signal officers to be effective, energetic, and engaged within their organization, and certified them to meet the communications requirements of today’s warfighters.“The program is open to officers and noncommissioned officers across JBLM, including America’s 1st Corps, 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion,” said Maj. Kyle Barrett, Bayonet’s deputy chief information officer. “The primary audience for the course are those young officers and NCOs who are selected to serve as battalion level chief

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