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Communication

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How to reslove an issue

Soldiers sometimes have issues that they believe are not being properly addressed by their chain of command. Usually this is the result of a lack of understanding or poor communication between leaders and Soldiers. So the question becomes how does the Soldier attempt to resolve the issue? Start at the bottom and work your way up The answer is usually very simple. Talk to your chain of command. In most cases the issue is the result of a simple misunderstanding and open communication can usually Read more

Pick your battles

Just as military units avoid committing their forces to diversionary attacks and feints, leaders must be alert to being drawn into minor skirmishes that sap their strength and divert valuable assets from the mission. On an individual level, personality conflicts are a prime example of this. Leaders can allow themselves to become snarled in clashes of personal style that take enormous amounts of mental energy and are ultimately self-defeating. Example SSG Newnan worked for a section chief Read more

Example Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum

This is an example Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum. It can be used as an example of an Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memo if you ever need to write one. It covers general expectations for the First Sergeant  and then there are areas of responsibility that are covered which are Training; Maintenance and Appearance; Leadership; and Care. It also covers specific areas of concern which are Accountability; Weight Control; Physical Training; Communication; Attitude; Integrity; Read more

Vehicle Communication Class/Briefing

Class/briefing that contains 8 slides that discuss how you can communicate your intentions to other drivers while driving. When we do not communicate early with other drivers it causes misunderstandings. On the road, the lack of communication or these misunderstandings can lead to an accident. Good communication prevents accidents so let’s look more in detail at some of your means of communication Topics include: headlights, horn, blind spots, emergency stops, brake lights,emergency signals, warning Read more

Role of the NonCommissoned Office Class/Briefing

Class/briefing reviews the role of the NonCommissoned Office (NCO), Communication, Deployment, Administrative Business,  Training and Maintenance, Unit Discipline, Morale and Welfare, Combat, Transformation, Combat and Leadership are some of the Duties and Responsibilities that are covered in this class/briefing. NOTE: This document is in MS PowerPoint

Preparing for a Successful Media Interview : a Systematic Approach for Success Class/Briefing

Class/briefing that contains 47 slides on how to prepare for a successful Media Interview. It offers a seven step approach to successfully giving an interview (which is spelled out in the slides). Topics covered include: why do interviews, reporters perspective, common mistakes, define the issue, develop the response, what is the message, brainstorm potential questions, answer questions briefly in writing, establish ground rules, interview don’ts, and more. NOTE: This document is in PDF format [drain Read more

Inter Personal Communication (IPC) Class/Briefing

Class/briefing that contains Slides include: What are IPC Skills, use of IPC Skills, and 2 situational exercises. NOTE: This document is in MS PowerPoint

Communications Company Level SOP

This is a Communications Standard Operating Procedures. It is to establish policies and procedures that outline the responsibilities for the accountability, installation, operation, and maintenance of all communication electronic equipment within the Military Police Company.  The SINCGARS is the primary means of communication used by the company during field operation.  Maximum effort will be made to maintain the highest efficiency in the installation, operation, and maintenance of all radio equipment. NOTE: Read more

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