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Solving Army leadership problems professionally

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When you are up against a problem in your unit, how do you react? This article contains some great tips about how to cope with an issue and resolve it in a professional manner.

Who do I talk to?

How to solve problems professionally

Before taking a complaint to the chain of command, be sure to have your facts/arguements clean and organized.

The military provides several channels to solve problems, but the most effective is almost always your chain of command. Sometimes Soldiers see the chain of command as part of the problem or believe that the chain of command does not care about their issue. While you can have personality conflicts with individuals in your chain of command odds are someone in your chain of command will listen to you if you are facing a legitimate problem.

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Mark is a Retired Command Sergeant Major with 26 years of military leadership experience. He held 3 military occupational specialties (Field Artillery, Nuclear Weapons Tech, and Ammunition Ordnance). Mark is one of the leading military authors in the fields of leadership, counseling, and training.

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