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How to Build a Company Training Calendar (taken from Mechanics of Company Command)

Introduction In this article we will explore a quick and easy way to built a unit training calendar.  The following information is an extract from the book Mechanics of Company Command by CPT Bryan Langley.  It is a great book that is …Read More

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How do I handle an accidental weapons discharge?

Our unit just returned from the range and we had a leader accidentally discharge his weapon. No one was hurt, but boy did it tear up the commander's car. Any recommendation on how to handle this?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier with less than 1 year of service be flagged for failing the APFT and/or HT/WT?

Can a soldier with less then one year in the army be flagged for failing an APFT or HT/WT... Read the Answer»

Can Army Retirees Take Army Correspondence Courses?

I'm retired army and like to take army correspondent courses in technical trades for job skills improvement. Construction, plumbing and electrical. Can i get these courses for certification?.. Read the Answer»

Can I Be Flagged For Failing An APFT While Deployed?

Situation a soldier takes a for record PT test and passed, then while deployed takes another for record PT test and fails (he was sick). There were only 40 days between both tests. Can this Soldier be flagged? .. Read the Answer»

Can A Commander Require A Retired Soldier Recalled To Active Duty To Participate In PT?

Can the commander dictate or mandate Retired Soldiers to do group PT? .. Read the Answer»

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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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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 …Read More

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