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What Evidence Does the Separation Authority Look at When They are Separating a Soldier?

What evidence does the separation authority look at when they are separating a Soldier?.. Read the Answer»

How Long Does a Leader Have to Give a Soldier a Negative Counseling Statement?

How Long Does a Leader Have to Give a Soldier a Negative Counseling Statement?.. Read the Answer»

Can I be Forced to Attend a Board (SOQ,NCOQ, SAMC, SMC)?

I'm hearing rumors that I will be forced to attend the next NCO of the Quarter Board. I do not desire to attend. Is there any regulation out there that states I can be forced to attend?.. Read the Answer»

I am Trying to Get Mechanic Badges for my Soldiers. Is There a Website or a Way I Can Get a Formatted Memorandum?

I am Trying to Get Mechanic Badges for my Soldiers. Is There a Website or a Way I Can Get a Formatted Memorandum? .. Read the Answer»

I (NCO) Escorted a Soldier who was Restricted to Post-to an Off Post Location; Can I Lose my Rank Over this?

I'm an NCO who took a soldier off post after being told by another NCO he was on restriction but could only go somewhere if an NCO took him. That soldier ended up getting in serious trouble , am I to blame and could I lose my rank as punishment?.. Read the Answer»

Can My Leader Take My Cell Phone During Duty Hours

My Plt Sgt is starting this new thing where he is trying to take physical custody of the entire platoons cell phones during work hours. Is he able to or have the authority to do this?.. Read the Answer»

Should an In-Ranks Inspection be Announced or Unannounced?

Can I Require National Guard or Reserve Soldiers to Complete Required Tasks When They are not Drilling?

Month after month Tasks are given out to complete misc things prior to drill i.e. Evals, ssd, online surveys, etc. Every month I get excuses, and now "we can't make them do it, or discipline them for it because they are off duty". I'm just getting fed up because it's taking time away from training to get completed. What can I do? I was considering a developmental counseling statement acknowledging the importance of meeting deadlines so the tasks do not conflict with training time. But I'm not sure how to word it... Read the Answer»

I am in the National Guard if I fail a Urineanalysis Before Reporting to My Unit will I be Separated?

If a National Guard Soldier fails a Urine analysis before reporting to there official unit will they be separated from the NG? Or will severe consequences other than a discharge take place for someone with a year of service and no civilian or military misconduct? .. Read the Answer»

What should a Leader Look for During an In-Ranks Inspection?

What should a leader look for during an in-ranks inspection?.. Read the Answer»

Does an E-5 Reduced to E-4 Get a Relief for Cause or Change of Rater?

TOP, I have an NCO that was given a Field Grade and reduced to SPC. I want to give him a Change of Rater because I believe he was and could be a good NCO again. My leadership is stating I must give him a Relief for Cause. I understand he made a mistake and his punishment was warranted and he was never "relieved' him from his position. Can I be forced to write a Relief for Cause NCOER when I don't agree with it?.. Read the Answer»

Can an NCO Make me Counsel Another Soldier for an Incident in Which I was not Present and Therefore Do Not Know the Facts of the Situation?

Can an NCO make me counsel another Soldier for an incident in which I was not present and therefore do not know the facts of the situation?.. Read the Answer»