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Firearms Training and Qualification SOP

This SOP establishes a uniform system and standards for firearms training and qualifications, course of fire, scoring and award posting. It can be used as an example for writing a discriminatory harassment standing operating procedure. NOTE: This document is in PDF format CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Is an APFT with a just an aerobic event considered a valid APFT?

If I can only do an aerobic event or an alternate aerobic event does this count as a valid APFT?.. Read the Answer»

How long do I have to practice for an alternate APFT event?

I usually take the swim for my alternate APFT event. I have been reassigned to a new unit and the commander told me I would be taking the bike test. Can he do that? I haven't ridden a bike in years. How long do I have to prepare?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier be sent on training rotation if they are pending UCMJ or chapter actions?

Can a Soldier be sent on a training rotation like NTC if they came up hot and will be chaptered?.. Read the Answer»

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; Personal Conduct; Counseling; Drugs and Alcohol; Relationships between ranks and fraternization; Equal Opportunity / Sexual harassment; and Conclusion. NOTE: This document is in MS Word format

Example of a First Sergeant Duties and Responsibilities Memorandum

This is an example of a First Sergeant Duties and Responsibilities Memorandum. It can be used as an example of how to write an initial counseling memo for a First Sergeant explaining his/her duties and responsibilities.  This memorandum provides specific guidance as to the normal duties of the top NCO in the company. It covers the topics of Personnel Management; Training; Soldier living and work area; Counseling and Reports; and Boards. NOTE: This document is in MS Word format

Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Study Guide

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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 Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, Biography of Audie Murphy, Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Logo and Lineage, Crest, Citation For Medal of Honor Recipient Audie L. Murphy, Audie Murphy’s Movie Titles, Songs Written By Audie Murphy, Audie Murphy’s Military Award List, Board Advice, Sample Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Board Questions (without answers), Current and Former Sergeants Major of the Army, Army Command Policy (AR 600-20), Army History, Army Programs, Military Awards (AR 600-8-22), Chain of Command (AR 600-20), Code of Conduct, Common Tasks (STP 21-1-SMCT), Defensive Positions (STP 21-1-SMCT and STP 21-24-SMCT), Drill and Ceremony (FM 3-21.5), First Aid (FM 4-25.11), Flags; Honors; and Salutes (AR 840-10), Leadership (FM 22-100, FM 7-22.7), …Read More

Color Guards And Honor Guards Memorandum Standing Operating Procedure

This is a color guards and honor guards memorandum standing operating procedure.  It can be used as an example for writing a standing operating procedure color guards and honor guards memorandum. This SOP covers the training, certification, coverage by orders, and utilization of Color Guards and Honor Guards. This SOP defines the different standards and procedures for the training, certification and authorization for duty by orders for Color Guards and Honor Guards. NOTE: This document is in MS Word format

Can my Commander give us an APFT test every quarter?

Our commander is giving our unit a PT Test every quarter. Is this acceptable?.. Read the Answer»

What is the recovery time for a profile?

I am on a profile. How long do I have to recover before I have to take the APFT?.. Read the Answer»

Can I request course credit for WLC if I have prior USAF leadership schooling?

Why are the USMC courses considered equivalent to Army courses when Air Force and Navy are not? I went through Airman Leadership School. The basics are the same for training NCOs-to-be. I just found out that I have to attend WLC because of this AR. Obviously I am in the Army now and have been for almost 4 years with almost 13 years of active service. WLC is a waste of my time. Is there anything that will get this rule changed?.. Read the Answer»

Can a voluntary For Record APFT be denied after it was conducted?

TOP, thanks for providing a place to get hard-to-find answers. I have a strange question. I took a Voluntary For Record APFT and now the Chain of Command is saying it did not count. Can they do this?.. Read the Answer»

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