This manual, Training Circular TC 7-22.7 The Noncommissioned Officer Guide January 2020, provides the Army's NCOs a guide for leading, supervising, and caring for Soldiers. While this guide is not all-inclusive, nor is it intended as a stand-alone document, it provides NCOs a quick and ready reference to refresh and develop leadership traits. It is a guide to develop an innovative, competent professional NCO. Training Circular TC 7-22.7 The Noncommissioned Officer Guide January 2020 provides critical information for the success of today's NCO and is intended for use by all the NCOs in the Active Army Component, the Army National Guard, and the Army Reserve Component. The contents of this guide will serve as a tool in the kit bag of every NCO, enabling them to understand the requirements, regulations, and methods required to train our Soldiers. As Noncommissioned Officers, you are charged with the care, training, education and readiness of every Soldier in the U.S. Army. Your ability to coach, train and mentor competent Soldiers of character is the key to the success of our force. The Nation, our Officers and our Soldiers have placed great trust and confidence in the NCO Corps, and deserve nothing less than competent, confident, and trusted professionals to remain the world's premier land fighting force.