This is a standing operating procedures for battalion retention activities sample. It can be used as an example of how to write a standing operating procedures for battalion retention activities. This Standing Operating Procedure for Battalion Retention Activities is a guide for managing a Battalion Retention Program. This SOP is not an absolute. It is based on ideal conditions and the personal observations of the staff; therefore, it may not be entirely applicable to your situation. However, it gives you a place to start; completion, implementation, and utilization is up to you! The real key to success is to evaluate your unit, advise your commander, train the leaders and manage a successful Retention Program. The purpose of this SOP is to outline the objectives, mission, responsibilities, organization, duties, and operation of the Battalion Retention Program.
- The objective of this SOP is to ensure that commanders and retention personnel accomplish their assigned mission in an efficient and timely manner.
- The objectives of the Battalion Retention Program are to ensure that only those soldiers who have demonstrated potential for future development, and have maintained a record of acceptable performance, will be offered the privilege of reenlisting or transitioning. Other soldiers will be separated under appropriate administrative procedures or barred from reenlistment.
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