Leadership Chapter 1. Maj. General John F. Curry. Overview. Followership Self-management Missions of CAP Chain of Command Basic Drill Wear of the Uniform. C/AB Duties. Responsibilities Learn Drill Get to know the members of your unit Keep alert Observe
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Leadership Chapter 1 Maj. General John F. Curry
Overview • Followership • Self-management • Missions of CAP • Chain of Command • Basic Drill • Wear of the Uniform
C/AB Duties Responsibilities • Learn Drill • Get to know the members of your unit • Keep alert • Observe • Keep an open mind for suggestions • Element Member
Followership • Reaching a specific goal while exercising respect for authority, a positive attitude, integrity and self-discipline.
Followership • Respect for Authority • You have to obey CAP regulations and the legitimate orders given to you by those appointed to positions of authority above you. • Attitude • Understanding • Attitudes are contagious!
Followership • Integrity • Doing what’s right when nobody is around • “a moral compass” • Honor • Fine sense of ethics, justice, and truth • Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, and selflessness
Do’s Keep an open mind Listen to understand Listen to what not how Take notes with care Make (and hold) eye contact Keep a positive attitude Listen to new ideas Don’ts Allow personal ideas/beliefs to interfere Take too many notes Try to argue or contradict Listening
Self-management • Manage your resources, time, energy, family life, sleep, nutrition etc. • Examples: • Uniform • Being on time • Eating enough/healthily • Enough sleep
Reading Skills • Identification • Author’s ideas and purpose • “What am I reading?” • Interpretation • Author’s meaning • “What does this mean?” • Evaluation • “What is the importance?”
CAP Missions • Aerospace Education • Internal – within CAP for Seniors and Cadets • External – non-CAP individuals • Cadet Programs • Designed to train young men and women to become Air Force officers • Emergency Services • SAR • Homeland Security • Disaster Relief
Chain of Command • The succession of commanding officers; order of authority Senior Grade Insignia
Courtesy Courtesy is politeness, civility, respect and personal recognition of the rights of others. Improves teamwork and esprit de corps Voluntary Not a mark of inferiority or servility Custom Customs are those things which should be done Mandatory Customs and Courtesies
Indoors Two Paces away Salute “Sir/Ma’am, Cadet _____ reporting as ordered.” Take one step back, then salute again. Take most direct route Outdoors Two Paces away Salute “Sir/Ma’am, Cadet _____ reporting as ordered/requesting permission to fall into flight/take charge of flight.” Take one step back, then salute again. Take most direct route Reporting
Image • Public Display of Affection (PDA) • Grooming Standards • Uniform • Minimum Requirements • Insignia, Name Tags, Ribbons • CAPM 39-1
Drill and Ceremonies • Purpose • Drill is the orderly movement of a flight from place to place. • Value of Drill and Ceremonies • Teamwork • To learn to follow • Terms • AFMAN 36-2203
Questions? Created by C/MSgt Nicholas Walton Revised by Maj Mark Wong