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Can I receive an Article 15 because I let my platoon play soccer for PT?

My chain of command is recommending a field grade Article 15 because I decided one Wednesday to let my platoon play some soccer for PT. I thought it would be a great morale booster for the Soldiers. Now I am being punished for that decision. How can I prove that I was just trying to build morale and platoon cohesion?.. Read the Answer»

Can my commander administer an unannounced record APFT 3 months after our previous test?

Recently we were given an unannounced for Record APFT with no notice and we had already taken a PT test for record 3 months ago. Can they do this?.. Read the Answer»

Is there a regulation that specifies the type of scale to be used during a unit weigh-in?

Sergeant Major, I am an AGR SFC. Upon arrival at my unit I was tagged with the position of First Sergeant. My question: During BN APFT's and weigh-ins, the scales we use to weigh Soldiers are floor scales purchased from Wal-Mart. Does any regulation list a standard for what type of scale is to be used? Every unit I have been in AC or as an AGR have used the same standard scales. .. Read the Answer»

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 Download: 22/Role of the NonCommissoned Office.ppt Size: 1008.5 KB

Practical Exercises and Solutions, Appendix C, to Training Support Packages 600-Warrior Leader Course Book 4

Practical Exercises include: Army Physical Fitness Performance Test Risk Management Conduct an After Action Review Drill and Ceremony The Four Direct Leadership Skills Enforce the Equal Opportunity Program Conduct Developmental Counseling Supervise Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services Training the Force Map Reading Combat Orders Conduct Movement Occupy and Assembly Area Combat Operations Land Navigation Situational Training Exercise NOTE: This document is Read more

Heavy Weapons Company Training SOP

The purpose of this SOP is to standardize routine training in Company,  AIR in order facilitate ease of planning and execution of all training. Company leaders will know and use this document to develop and implement training plans and keep paratroopers informed of what, when, why, and how we execute training. The SOP will provide for continuity during changes in leadership throughout the company. The Company Mission Essential Task List (METL) is supported by platoon and section High Pay Off Tasks. Read more

Individual Military Occupational Specialty Training SOP

This SOP is designed to establish policy and procedures that address Individual Training. This SOP applies to all personnel assigned and attached to this unit.  As used in this SOP, “individual” and “soldier” are used interchangeably and include all personnel regardless of rank. The SOPs philosophy: The primary training goal of any military unit is to be prepared to execute its wartime mission.  To this extent, it is the responsibility of this unit and it’s command to ensure all personnel Read more

Army Reserve National Guard Training Management SOP

This SOP will assist the Battalion in retaining regulations, pamphlets, and circulars in numerical sequence in 3-ring binders; with the exception of regulations, pamphlets, and circulars pertaining to subject areas.  This SOP requires the creation and management of 7 separate training management binders (or more if required) and outlines the standardized training management system that is to be adopted effective immediately. NOTE: This document is in MS Word format Read more

How can I convince my leaders to send me to language school (DLI)?

How can I or what is the best way to convince my leadership to send me to language school. I have a 117 on the DLAB... Read the Answer»

The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan

The Bear Went Over the Mountain has been around since the 1980’s.  When Les Grau originally wrote Bear it was printed only in limited quantities and largely overlooked because the military establishment saw no real value in the book. After all, America had learned its lesson about fighting an insurgent war in Vietnam. The Soviets got their butts kicked in Afghanistan and there was no way we would allow America to become involved in another insurgency. Hmm… Funny how history has a way of repeating Read more

AR 616-110 Selection, Training, Utilization, and Career Guidance for Army Medical Corps Officers as Flight Surgeons

This regulation provides the rules for development and retention of flight surgeons in the U.S. Army. Medical Corps officers who meet the prerequisites in it and complete the initial course of instruction qualify as flight surgeons. MC officers completing prerequisites in AR 600-105 will be awarded the aeronautical designation of flight surgeon, senior flight surgeon, or master flight surgeon. Commissioned senior medical students who complete the initial course of aviation medicine instruction and Read more

AR 350-9 Overseas Deployment Training

This regulation prescribes policy, procedures, and responsibilities to train Reserve Component units based in the continental United States, and U.S. territories or possessions in a training status. RC units execute overseas deployment training primarily to improve their mission readiness; however, RC units conducting ODT also fulfill capability requirement shortfalls for an Army service component command’s theater engagement, security cooperation, forward presence, stabilization, and mission support Read more

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