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AR 600-20

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My Soldier says I can’t counsel her by email- Is this correct?

Top, does e-mail couseling count in terms of valid and official professional counseling, despite that it is not hand written or typed on a DA 4856 AUG 2010? I have an E-6 disputing that an e-mail to her with detailed counseling is not counseling because the regulation states that a 4856 is used. Please advise... Read the Answer»

Is it illegal to hang a confederate flag on your wall?

Is it against army regulations to hang a confederate flag on your wall/ or dresser, if so what reg covers this?.. Read the Answer»

I have a Leader that was suspended from his duties for domestic violence, upon investigation it was unsbustantiated, now he is receiving a Relief For Cause NCOER, Is this legal?

I have an NCO who was a drill sergeant and then removed from the trail for a domestic dispute that upon investigation was unsubstantiated and now the NCO is getting a relief for cause NCOER with no UCMJ actions and no flags pending, and no counseling for why he is receiving a relief for cause. Can this be done?.. Read the Answer»

Is there a DA Form 4187 “Threat for Life” that will allow me to PCS quickly to get away from an abusive spouse?

Is there a 4187 that will allow me to move within 90 days, called Threat for Life? Husband and I are active duty and divorcing. He's been extremely violent in the past... Read the Answer»

Can Soldiers be forced to speak English while at work?

Top, Can I be forced to speak English while at work?.. Read the Answer»

Can an Enlisted Soldier have an Officer as a roommate, for example in a civilian apartment complex?

I am a junior enlisted Soldier who posted a add on a popular public listing looking for a roommate,in the AD I added that I was Jr enlisted but open to any rank. A Major happened to respond stating that he would like the space and it did not matter to him what rank I was because we all leave it at the door when we get home. My question is this ok, or would either of us get into trouble for sharing living quarters? I am just trying to do the right thing here and not see either of us be put in a bad situation. Thanks in advance for you help... Read the Answer»

Can my leader recommend an Article 15 because he did not like the essay I turned in for corrective training?

The requirements for Corrective Training are outlined in:AR 600-20, AR 27-10, FM 27-1, and FM 7-22.7. Doctrine Tells us Corrective Training must not be used as punishment or appear to be punishment must relate directly to the observed deficiency

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What can I do if my leader used corrective training in an abusive or punishing manner?

CSM, here is the deal. One of my Soldiers is deployed. She told me that she was given a counseling statement because she violated a direct order of not wearing her full PPE while she worked at her post. However neither she or her NCOIC knew that she had to wear such gear. A leader comes by one day after 5 months and spotted her without any PPE. He gave her corrective training, in which the she has to stand in full battle rattle at the entrance to the BN TOC for an hour after shift, making it noticeable to all the Soldiers that she is being corrected. Is this appropriate use of Corrective Training? What can she do about it?.. Read the Answer»

Can I be put on remedial PT for failing a diagnostic APFT? If so, please explain.

I failed a diagnostic APFT and was put on remedial PT. When can I be removed form Remedial PT? What Regulation covers Remedial PT?.. Read the Answer»

Can I receive a Relief for Cause evaluation report for being overweight with a medical condition that inhibits weight loss?

I recently received a Relief for Cause NCOER for failing to meet height and weight. Extenuating circumstances include: pregnancy and a medical issue that was related to the pregnancy which prevented weight loss within the 6 months time frame. Can they do this?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Platoon Sergeant counsel his/her Platoon Leader?

Can I counsel my Platoon Leader? How do I contest my NCOER from him? This LT is like a Private, he fails to listen to orders and does his own thing. I know he's going to give me a poor rating... Read the Answer»

Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Study Guide

This is a Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Study Guide. It can be used to study the information you need to know to prepare to go in front of the SAMC Board.  It has sections covering the Motto, History of the …Read More

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