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Must a Soldier be counseled before separation?

How many counseling statements are required before a Soldier can be separated from the Army?


For the average offense the regulation requires at least one counseling statement that includes the magic statement or complies with the requirements of AR 635-200.

posted on 07/08/2011 under Q&A
Mark is a Retired Command Sergeant Major with 26 years of military leadership experience. He held 3 military occupational specialties (Field Artillery, Nuclear Weapons Tech, and Ammunition Ordnance). Mark is one of the leading military authors in the fields of leadership, counseling, and training.

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