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What regulation requires me to use the Magic Statement?

Where does the requirement for the Magic Statement come from?

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The “Magic Statement” or “Standard Derogatory Statement” is information that leaders include on derogatory counseling statements to notify Soldiers that their actions could result in separation from the Army. The requirement to include this information comes from AR 635-200. Specifically, chapter 17.

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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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