What year did the army establish a systematic method for selecting NCOs?
Considering this, when was the NCO rank established?
US Army NCO Corps formed. Noncommissioned officers were present on Jun 14, 1775 when the 2nd Continental Congress created the Colonial Army using existing troops and formations from the militia of the 13 colonies.
Secondly, in what year did Pldc became a mandatory prerequisite? 1825
Then, what was the original role of the NCO?
Von Steuben was the first to refer to the NCO Corps as the "backbone" of the Army and his regulation established the centerpiece for NCO duties and responsibilities from 1778 to the present. NCOs were also responsible for keeping men silent during night missions, while leading them through the terrain.
During which war period did NCOs carry flags and regimental colors of their units?
the Civil War