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ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATION PROCESS QUICK REFERENCE

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Pick Your Battles

The following is an extract from the book Move Out The Insider’s Guide for Military Leaders Just as military units avoid committing their forces to diversionary attacks and feints, leaders must be alert to being drawn into minor skirmishes that …Read More

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Crossing a Linear Danger Area

The following is an extract from the book Ranger Patrolling Guide There are two types of linear danger areas (LDA’S), known and unknown. A known LDA is one that is depicted on the map and that you plan on crossing …Read More

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The 5 Principles of Patrolling

The following is an extract from the book Ranger Patrolling Planning— Quickly make a simple plan and effectively communicate it to the lowest level. A great plan that takes forever to complete and is poorly disseminated isn’t a great plan. …Read More

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MY LT and Me By CSM John D. Woodyard

Note From CSM (R) Gerecht: CSM Woodyard was my battalion CSM when he wrote this article.  He was an incredible leader, exceptional mentor, and role model.  Unfortunately his life was cut short as a result of a traffic accident while …Read More

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Using the Box Technique During Active and Passive Tracking Operations

Click the following link to own your copy today:  Special Operations Advanced Patrolling   Box Technique— This is a simple and effective method to use during active and passive counter tracking and it takes very little practice to employ. The …Read More

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Evasion and Passive Counter Tracking Measures- Taken From Special Operations Advanced Patrolling

Click the following link to own your copy today:  Special Operations Advanced Patrolling Passive Counter-Tracking These are measures taken by a team or individual evader prior to detection and active pursuit by enemy tracking teams. You must consider detection from …Read More

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Common Vehicle Mistakes When Picking Up Ammunition- Taken from Beans to Bullets Logistics for the Non Logistician

Click the link to find your copy of Beans to Bullets Logistics for the Non-Logistician Soldiers tend to view ammunition as just another supply that is needed for the mission. It feels very routine to pick up, store, transport and …Read More

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Your Unit Water Buffalo Needs a Veterinarian…Taken From Beans to Bullets for the Non Logistician

Click the link to find your copy of Beans to Bullets Logistics for the Non-Logistician It makes sense that a M149 Water Trailer needs to be inspected since it will ultimately hold Soldiers’ drinking water. It would also make sense …Read More

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MREs by the Numbers- Taken From Beans to Bullets Logistics for the Non-Logistican

Click the link to find your copy of Beans to Bullets Logistics for the Non-Logistician Now it’s time to look at some Power Factors pertaining to hot chow. Start with a planning factor of 50 Soldiers. In this case each “M” …Read More

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Understanding the Award Process

The following information is an extract from the book “Military Writing.” Military awards fall into three categories: awards for service, achievement, and valor. An award for service recognizes outstanding work over a period of time, usually during one assignment or …Read More

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