Take Charge of a Platoon. PURPOSE. Lead the platoon with a clear understanding of your duties ,your superior’s expectations, an assessment of the current strengths and weaknesses of your unit and an initial training plan. REFERENCES. AR 340-21 AR 600-8-22 AR 165-1
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Lead the platoon with a clear understanding of your duties ,your superior’s expectations, an assessment of the current strengths and weaknesses of your unit and an initial training plan.
AR 340-21 AR 600-8-22 AR 165-1
AR 600-8-2 AR 623-205 AR 600-20
AR 600-8-8 AR 623-105 AR 25-400-2
AR 630-10 AR 614-200
AR 635-100 FM 101-5
AR 635-200 AR 220-45
AR 600-9 DOD MANANUAL
AR 601-280 4525.6-M VOL II
A soldiers status changes from:Favorable/unfavorable
Transferable,e.g.,Weight Control Program
A peacetime function:
DROPPED FROM THE ROLLS (DFR)
AWOL-Absent without proper authority
DFR-Absent without proper authority for 30 consecutive days.
Reenlist, long-term basis,the greatest number of highly
Qualified soldiers consistent with Army needs.
Enlist/transfer and assign qualified soldiers into a RC,ARNG/
Achieve and maintain Army force alignment
Obtain maximum command involvement
PRIMARY GOAL: Is to satisfy the personnel requirements of
Equalize assignments by assigning the most eligible soldier
from among those of like MOS and grade
Equalize hardships of military service
Ensure assignments allow for professional development and
Meet the soldier’s personal desires
Provides: An equitable determination of duty
Maintained: Alphabetical by rank
Three authorized Abbreviations:
Mail has a big influence on morale especially during wartime.
POLICY:Approve requests for accommodating religious practices
that will not adversely impact on:
Cannot Be Guaranteed
Taking charge involves team work.The best advice is to be prepared- take the time to learn about your job,your organization,the personnel,and your command. Knowing what to do and what will be expected of you is the first step towards success.
You will be assigned to a platoon or section.Ensure you are aware of the importance of the company command team and the importance of the leadership role which you play in that command team.How you interact with the other organizational leadership and the chain of command is critical to the success of the unit knowing your role and what you need to do to prepare to assume your role will make it much easier to accomplish your role.