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How do I counsel a Soldier who failed his promotion board?

One of my Soldiers failed his promotion board. What kinds of things do I need to put on his counseling statement?.. Read the Answer»

Must I counsel my Soldier for failing his promotion board?

Does the reg say I have to counsel my Soldier who just failed his promotion board?.. Read the Answer»

Don’t I have to be counseled if they don’t let me go to the board?

They are not sending me to the E-5/E-6 board. I'm not even sure why this is happening. Don't they have to counsel me?.. Read the Answer»

What are the promotion counseling requirements?

What are the promotion counseling requirements PVT-SSG?.. Read the Answer»

What is nonpromotable status?

What does the term nonpromotable status mean? What specifically makes someone nonpromotable?.. Read the Answer»

Can an NCO take command of a unit?

Can an NCO be appointed as the commander of a unit? I thought you had to have a commission to hold this type of role... Read the Answer»

Can my commander require me to speak English while on duty?

Like half of my squad, I am a native Spanish speaker. I came into the shop yesterday and found a memo on my desk that said we aren't allowed to speak Spanish while on duty. This seems stupid to me. Can my chain of command really do this? I don't even get why they care... Read the Answer»

Who can conduct corrective training?

I need information about who can conduct corrective training. Where does this authority come from?.. Read the Answer»

Can I be punished for not standing during the National Anthem?

My commander is considering corrective training against me because I did not stand during the National Anthem while off-duty at a ball game. How can he do this?.. Read the Answer»

Must all commanders have an open door policy?

Is there a requirement that all commanders have an open door policy?.. Read the Answer»

Am I required to address my chaplain by military rank?

I know chaplains are typically addressed as "Chaplain", but my squad leader just told me that I should be referring to our chaplain by his rank. Am I required to address my chaplain by military rank?.. Read the Answer»

Can my commander deny my request to get an award in private?

I want to get my award in a private ceremony but my commander says he will only present it at a company formation. Can he mandate this?.. Read the Answer»