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Counseling

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Can a Soldier be required to sign a counseling statement while on medication?

Top, I was on some medication and was given a counseling statement for something. I did not feel comfortable signing the counseling statement. Can they make me sign a counseling statement when I am on medication?.. Read the Answer»

I am getting an Article 15 for supposedly lying about pulling my guard duty shift but I pulled the shift- What can I do?

My leadership is giving me an Article 15 (summarized) for lying to an NCO, which they have absolutely no proof I lied. They are saying I lied about pulling my guard shift while in the field. While everyone else was asleep I was doing my guard shift. I wake up and I'm getting yelled at for not doing my shift. When was asked I told my E6 squad leader I did my shift, he called me a liar and has proceeded to push the Article 15 since. How should I handle this situation?.. Read the Answer»

Can I counsel a Soldier that is not in my Chain of Command or NCO Support Channel?

Can someone outside a Soldiers chain of command issue a professional development counseling? The FM 6-22 and the counseling form use the term "leader" as the one giving the counseling. What is the definition of leader per Army Doctrine with regard to counseling...really need this information as this situation is turning into something it should not... Read the Answer»

Can I receive a counseling statement because I refused to buy the new version of a uniform when my current uniform is still authorized for wear?

Can I be counseled for not buying the new version of a uniform... Read the Answer»

Can I be counseled twice for the same incident?

Can I be counseled by two separate individuals in myr chain of command for the SAME incident? .. Read the Answer»

Is there a standardize font to use in Army Writing?

When writing a counseling statement, does it matter if the font is different in each section? If so, is there an AR or FM or something in writing that statement about the font on writing a counseling.. Read the Answer»

Who should counsel my Soldier if they are sent to another section?

My Soldier is currently working in another section. Should I still counsel him? Or does that section NCOIC conduct the counseling?.. Read the Answer»

Can I be counseled by my commander if he was not even present at the event that took place?

If an event took place with a Soldier between an NCO or Officer, should that NCO or Officer counsel you? Or does your commander have the right to counsel you on the event that happened although they weren't there to witness the incident themselves? And if you are counseled, how long after the event take place do you have to counsel that soldier? Also where can I find that regulation?.. Read the Answer»

What evaluation form should I use to counsel an E-4?

Do you have a sample of a E4 Eval Counseling Form. So when the Eval are due there is no surprise to the E4 Something like a NCO support Form.. Read the Answer»

Can someone of the same rank counsel me?

Can an NCO counsel another NCO of the same rank? Can an E6 give a counseling statement to another E6? I work with some Soldiers who think that they can do such a thing. I dont think they can because they are the same rank. If another E5 tried to counsel me, I'd likely take the counseling statement and rip it up and tell him to shove it. What is the Army reg on counselings? .. Read the Answer»

Can I be counseled using email?

Can I be counseled by email?.. Read the Answer»

Should the DA FORM 4856 be used when counseling Officers?

Do Officers use DA Form 4856 for corrective counseling to their subordinate Officers?.. Read the Answer»