MNCOA Commandant

MNCOA Commandant

CSM Teresa M. Duncan

Command Sergeant Teresa M. Duncan became the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence (MSCoE) Noncommissioned Officers Academy (NCOA) Commandant at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on 29 March 2018.

Throughout her career, she has served in a variety of duty positions to include Gunner, Special Reaction Team Member, Drug Suppression Team Member, MP Investigator, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Small Group Leader, Drill Sergeant, Sr. Drill Sergeant Leader, Battalion Operations Sergeant, First Sergeant, Battalion Operations SGM, Battalion CSM and Brigade CSM for the 8th MP Brigade. CSM Duncan currently serves as the Commandant for the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence NCO Academy.

CSM Duncan’s state side assignments include Seneca Army Depot, Romulus, NY, Ft. Drum, NY, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, Ft. Campbell, KY, Ft. Bliss, TX, and Ft. Riley, KS. Her overseas assignments include Germany, Alaska, Korea, and Hawaii. She completed a 15 month combat tour in Iraq in support of OIF. She has also completed two peacekeeping tours assigned to TF 190 in support of Operation Uphold Democracy, Port au Prince, Haiti and to JTF Panama in support of Sustainment Liberty in the Republic of Panama. CSM Duncan’s military education include all levels of NCOPDS culminating with the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course (Class 61), Battle Staff NCO Course, SEJPME I , Air Assault School, Protective Service School, Counter Drug School, EO Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, Army Basic Instructor Course, Small Group Leader Course, Battalion and Brigade Pre Command Courses, and the Commandants Pre Command Course. She currently holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts and a Certificate in Criminal Profiling & Investigative Analysis, a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a dual focus of Forensic Psychology and Forensic Science.

CSM Duncan’s awards and decorations include the LOM, BSM, MSM (4 OLC), ARCOM (3 OLC), AAM (9 OLC), AGCM (8th AWD), NDSM (1 BSS), AFEM, ICM (2 BCS), GWOTEM, GWOTSM, HSM (2), KDSM, NCOPDR (Numeral 5), ASR, OSR (Numeral 4), Meritorious Unit Citation, Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Drill Sergeant Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Silver), the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award, and was awarded the MP Corps Order of the Marechaussee (Bronze).

CSM Duncan is married and they are the proud owners of three rescue dogs.