BATTALION COMMANDER

  • Responsible for all battalion activities
  • Reports primarily to the PMS
  • Supervises, provides guidance and direction for the Battalion Staff Officers in ensuring all activities and training are planned, coordinated, and executed efficiently
  • Builds an effective chain of command and develops a positive command climate
  • Continually looks for ways to improve the BN
  • Ensures Cadet compliance with policies and procedures of the program
  • Creates suspense dates to accomplish Battalion missions and enforce standards
  • Serves as a link between all Cadets and the Professor of Military Science
  • Advises the Professor of Military Science concerning all Cadet matters
  • Provides guidance and feedback to event staffs and serves as a liaison between Cadets and cadre as required

BATTALION EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • Second in command; assumes command and commander responsibilities in the Cadet Battalion Commander’s absence
  • Serves as the Chief of Staff
    • Responsible to ensure all staff sections are prepared for battalion meetings
    • Ensures staff suspense dates are met and remains knowledgeable of the current status of staff actions
    • Supervises and coordinates the efforts of the battalion staff in planning, coordination, and execution of Battalion events
    • Serves as the leader of event staffs to plan and conduct battalion training
  • Free the commander from routine details and passes pertinent data, information, and insight from the staff to the commander and from the commander to the staff
  • Serves as a link between all Cadets and the Cadre Battalion Executive Officer
  • Responsible for social events
  • Ensures AARs occur and are recorded

BATTALION COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR

  • Principal advisor to the commander on the state of morale, discipline, and training of Cadets within the battalion
  • Advises the Battalion Commander on planning, coordinating, and supervising activities of the battalion
  • Helps train and counsel Cadets regarding attitude, appearance, military courtesy, and discipline. Reports serious cases to the Battalion Commander.
  • Supervises Battalion formations, responsible for training and execution of drill and ceremonies at all levels
  • Supervises the Color Guard to maintain the highest standards of training and appearance. Supervises the flag detail.
  • Responsible for the appearance of Cadets, equipment, and facilities
  • Serves as a link between all Cadets and the Senior Military Instructor
  • Creates and executes the BN physical fitness program

S1 (PERSONNEL OFFICER)

  • Reports primarily to the XO
  • Responsible for tracking attendance at BN events and reporting attendance to staff (including MS IVs)
  • Organizes BN subordinate units and creates rotations for MS3s
  • Receives accountability reports from CDT 1SG at mandatory events and tracks attendance
  • Maintains Cadet picture board (ICW PAO) and mailboxes
  • Responsible for administrative duties of BN such as manifests and transportation rosters, etc.
  • Plans, organizes, and supervises the execution of battalion awards ceremonies, change of command ceremonies, commissioning ceremonies, and social events
  • Ensures accurate rosters are prepared and distributed to the BN, including from other schools for joint events
  • Responsible for assisting with social events
  • Receives operational control of any special project committees as directed by the commander

S2 (INTELLIGENCE OFFICER)

  • Supervises battalion physical security
  • Provides terrain analysis, light and weather data, and updates on events that could impact training
  • Serves on event staff for planning and conducting battalion training events
  • Prepares weekly brief on news and current events, including analysis of the importance of the event to future officers and/or to the US military as a whole

S3 (TRAINING OFFICER)

  • Principal staff officer responsible for all matters concerning training, operations, and plans
  • Reports primarily to the cadre S3, the Cadet CDR, and the XO
  • Works in conjunction with the XO for the BN CDR
  • Responsible for leading the training portion of staff meetings
  • Publishes calendars and tracks OPORDs
  • Plans BN events and publishes OPORDs IAW battle rhythm
  • Develops quality, feasible plans for the BN to execute
  • Responsible for garrison OPORD briefs to MS IIIs
  • Has tasking authority; prescribes COICs for labs and training events
  • Responsible for the production of weekly storyboards
  • Maintains record of scores from training events
  • Assist the XO with AARs

S4 (LOGISTICS OFFICER)

  • Primary Staff Officer responsible for coordinating the logistics integration of supply, maintenance, transportation, and services for the battalion
  • Reports primarily to the Mr. Holland and c/XO (work during supply hours)
  • Coordinates for receives, distributes, and controls supplies and equipment for training
  • Conducts inventories and maintains a continuous working knowledge of on-hand supplies and equipment within the battalion
  • Works closely with and advises the c/XO and c/S3 to synchronize logistical efforts in support of BN operations

AS3 (ASSISTANT TRAINING OFFICER)

  • Assistant staff officer assigned to aid the c/S3 for all matters concerning training, operations, and plans
  • Assists in planning, organizing, and supervising the conduct of all Cadet training
  • Publishes calendars and tracks OPORDs
  • Assists in planning BN events and publishes OPORDs IAW battle rhythm
  • Develops quality, feasible plans for the BN to execute

PAO (PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER)

  • Reports primarily to the cadre XO, c/CDR and c/XO
  • Updates website (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram) weekly with current photos and information
  • Ensures overall marketing and advertising is relevant, informative, and current
  • Serves as the photographer for BN events; ensures cadets have access to the pictures
  • Coordinates pictures for the cadet board and plaques
  • Coordinates with the BSU social media team for “Instagram takeovers”
  • Advertises the accomplishments of the Bronco BN
  • Responsible for production and publication of semester newsletter
  • Coordinates with the cadre S4 for necessary equipment

COMPANY COMMANDER

  • Responsible for all Company activities
  • Reports primarily to the Battalion CO
  • Supervises, provides guidance and direction for the platoons in ensuring all activities and training are executed efficiently
  • Builds an effective chain of command and develops a positive command climate
  • Continually looks for ways to improve the company
  • Ensures Cadet compliance with policies and procedures of the program
  • Creates suspense dates to accomplish Company missions and enforce standards
  • Serves as a link between all MS 1/2/3 Cadets and the Battalion CO
  • Advises the Battalion Commander concerning all Cadet matters
  • Provides guidance and feedback to event staffs and serves as a liaison between Cadets, Battalion commander, and Cadre as required

EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • Second in command; assumes command and commander responsibilities in the Company Commander’s absence
  • Frees the commander from routine details and passes pertinent data, information, and insight to the Company Commander
  • Serves as a link between all Cadets and the Cadet Battalion Executive Officer
  • Responsible for social events
  • Ensures AARs occur and are recorded

1SG

  • Principal advisor to the Company commander on the state of morale, discipline, and training of Cadets within the Company
  • Advises the Company Commander on planning, coordinating, and supervising activities of the Company
  • Helps train and counsel Cadets regarding attitude, appearance, military courtesy, and discipline. Reports serious cases to the Company Commander.
  • Supervises Company formations, responsible for training and execution of drill and ceremonies at all levels
  • Supervises the Color Guard to maintain the highest standards of training and appearance. Supervises the flag detail.
  • Responsible for the appearance of Cadets, equipment, and facilities
  • Serves as a link between all Cadets, Command Sergeant Major, and the Senior Military Instructor
  • Executes the BN physical fitness program

PLATOON LEADER

  • Responsible for all Platoon activities
  • Reports primarily to the Company CO
  • Supervises, provides guidance and direction for the platoon in ensuring all activities and training are planned, coordinated, and executed efficiently
  • Builds an effective chain of command and develops a positive command climate
  • Continually looks for ways to improve the Platoon as a whole.
  • Ensures Cadet compliance with policies and procedures of the program
  • Creates suspense dates to accomplish company missions and enforce standards
  • Serves as a link between all MS 1/2/3 Cadets and the Company CO
  • Advises the Company Commander concerning all Cadet matters
  • Provides guidance and feedback to event staffs and serves as a liaison between Cadets and cadre as required

PLATOON SERGEANT

  • Principal advisor to the Company commander on the state of morale, discipline, and training of Cadets within the Company
  • Advises the Company Commander on planning, coordinating, and supervising activities of the Company
  • Helps train and counsel Cadets regarding attitude, appearance, military courtesy, and discipline. Reports serious cases to the Company Commander.
  • Supervises Company formations, responsible for training and execution of drill and ceremonies at all levels
  • Responsible for the appearance of Cadets, equipment, and facilities
  • Serves as a link between all Cadets and the 1SG
  • Ensures PT is carried out in accordance with the Company PT schedule.