Rear Detachment Duty Descriptions

Company Rear Detachment NCOIC
Serves as the rear detachment NCOIC for a 90 man light headquarters company over a 9-12 month deployment; responsible for the safety, discipline, training, combat readiness, and morale of 25 Soldiers assigned and attached personnel; responsible for administrative actions, property management, and training preparation for operations; maintains Soldier readiness in all areas to ensure they are either ready to deploy or fully prepared for their transition into the civilian work force.

Rear Detachment First Sergeant
Serves as a Rear Detachment First Sergeant for an Inland Cargo Transfer Company; responsible for the safety, discipline, training, combat readiness, and morale of 65 Soldiers assigned and attached personnel; responsible for the detachment's orderly room, motor pool, and training room operations; directs and coordinates training to ensure the unit is prepared for world-wide deployment; advises the commander on all enlisted matters to include promotions, training, safety, discipline, Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) actions, and combat readiness of the detachment.

Casualty Affairs NCOIC
Served as the Casualty Affairs NCOIC for the Regimental Casualty Affairs Cell (RCAC); responsible for receiving, tracking, and coordinating DA directed notifications for all killed in action, wounded in action, and non-battle injuries from the forward deployed Regiment; responsible for training and guiding the Regimental command group in proper handling of DA notifications; responsible for coordinating and arranging for proper funeral arrangements with the utmost dignity and respect for the Regiment's killed in action; responsible for the health, welfare and discipline of three NCOs.

Rear Detachment Sergeant Major
Serves as the Rear Detachment Sergeant Major for a 940 man Combined Arms Battalion during a twelve month deployment to Iraq. Responsible for the supervision, accountability, health and welfare of 6 Non Commissioned Officer Cadre members and up to 110 Rear Detachment Soldiers with the primary mission of preparing and training Soldiers for deployment, separating Soldiers from the Army through the Chapter Process, and assisting Wounded Veterans to heal and return to their assigned units, while simultaneously supporting family members of deployed Soldiers in a gamut of personal issues to include Casualty Assistance and Notifications.

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