Camp Cook Noncommissioned Officers Academy



1st BN NCOA, MCC-BLC will develop competent and adaptive junior NCOs as critical thinkers able to lead, train, and mentor Soldiers for the modern and future asymmetric operating environments in an era of persistent conflict.  


1st BN NCOA, 199th Regiment (RTI-LA) is a Multi-Component Cadre Basic Leader Course (MCC-BLC) supporting the One Army School System (OASS), providing institutional training directed within the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System (NCOPDS) based on collective requirements identified by TRADOC, NCOL CoE, The U.S. Army, The Army National Guard, and The Army Reserve. 


1st BN NCOA Staff and Cadre will “Lead by Example” upholding the Army Values to enhance leader development by providing a rigorous, challenging academic environment and practical exercise experiences, while treating students with respect, dignity, and professional courtesy  that are the foundation of Army Leadership. “Train to Lead”

Class 011-19 Dates

Report: 2019-09-05

Graduation: 2019-09-26

Start: 2019-09-06

Release: 2019-09-27

BLC Graduation Location: Bayou Theater, 7830 Mississippi Ave, Fort Polk, LA  71456

Time: 3:00 PM

Class 001-20 Dates

Report: 2019-10-17

Graduation: 2019-11-07

Start: 2019-10-18

Release: 2019-11-08

BLC Graduation Location: Post Theater Camp Beauregard, Pineville, LA, 71360 

Time: 3:00 PM

Facilitator of the Year: SSG Jeremy Dodge​


CSM Christopher Maxwell

Deputy Commandant

1SG Thomas E Hughes

Chief of Training

MSG Chad E. Fisher


1SG Haden B. Hobbs

Basic Leader Course Additional Links

3. GKO

(318) 290-6114 Staff Duty

Camp Cook

6030 Monroe HWY Ball, LA 71405

  12 SEP 2019

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