Welcome to the 1st Battalion (NCOA), 209th Regiment. The mission of the 1st Battalion, 209th RTI (NCOA) is to facilitate Soldiers' training needs by providing tactical and technical training. The academy will build confident, competent, and capable le​aders for an ever-changing Operating Environment (OE) by educating junior NCOs in all aspects of leadership, training, and war-fighting.​​​