A good plan of action should contain specifics (e.g. date/time to complete a task, documentation or proof required). It is also important that the Soldier participate in the developing the Plan of Action.
Example plan of action for a Soldier in debt
Let’s say a Soldier owes a debt the plan might look like:
SPC Brown, you will contact ABC Cars and establish a plan to pay this debt. You will provide proof the debt is paid or provide me a written agreement between you and the agency as to when and how this debt will be paid. This will be accomplished by ___Date. If you need my assistance or believe you are being treated unfairly let me know and I will assist you.
How do I write a Plan of Action for a counseling for a Army Sergeant First Class retiring after 26 years.