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How do I handle a Soldier who lies?

I have a Soldier who lied to me about an issue on two separate occasions. It is not a misunderstanding. What should I do?.. Read the Answer»

Why am I still flagged?

I was flagged for drinking underage about two months ago. I was instructed to perform corrective training. I completed the training shortly thereafter. I just signed up for college and was told I do not qualify for tuition assistance because I am still flagged. Why am I still flagged? How do I get this flag lifted? .. Read the Answer»

How do I make sure my Soldiers remember to refuel their vehicles?

One of my Soldiers forgot to top off a vehicle before an exercise. We were about halfway through the exercise when we ran out of gas. Trying to think of some good corrective training. Any ideas?.. Read the Answer»

Army verbal counseling

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Verbal Counseling Guidelines Normally when we think of counseling we think in terms of a written counseling form.  Believe it or not you counsel Soldiers every day.  A formal verbal counseling could be as simple as calling a Soldier in and having them stand at parade rest in front of you as you discuss, coach, mentor, train, correct substandard performance, and reward for exceptional performance. Tips for conducting a verbal counseling session Keep it short and to the point! Make Read more

What’s the “magic statement”?

So what is the Magic Statement and what does it say? Where can I find it?.. Read the Answer»

What regulation requires me to use the Magic Statement?

Where does the requirement for the Magic Statement come from?.. Read the Answer»

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