This is an example of an Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum . It can be used as an example of how to write an initial counseling memo for a First Sergeant explaining his/her duties and responsibilities. The purpose of this memo is to identify and define the priorities and standards the writer expect of the headquarters and headquarters company’s First Sergeant. It covers the topics of Personnel Accountability and Management; Display a Positive Mental Attitude; Do the Right Thing – Always; Be Mentally and Physically Tough; Be Consistent in Leadership; Practice Safety and Accountability; Communicate; Care for the Soldiers and Staff; Train Discipline and Enforce Discipline, in Every Task; Train our Soldiers and NCOs to Standard; Monitor Personal and Soldier’s Fraternization; the Writer’s Pet Peeves are; NCO Business; Quibbling and Other Slacking Off Issues; and KIA Issues.
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