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This includes questions about duty stations, MOSs, boots, or what to take to the field. Thank you senior enlisted guy who would rather jabber with cohorts about nonsense and play on his phone than exercise his own purportedly superbly developed writing skills.
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Strangers will thank them and offer recompense in the form of discounts and free this or that because of their veteran status for the remainder of their lives.
Overtly political posts are not allowed. I think there needs to be a long look taken into how we send our service members off into the world. At best, the "recommendee" is told BS excuses like, and I have personally been told this as a SFC who has written many awards throughout my career that got approved "this will help you develop your award writing skills".
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The award ultimately will not mean jack post-Army. True awards should not be expected, but seriously, how is it taking care of someone who served honorably and dedicated an honest effort to the unit has become such a strenuous chore for leaders?
It will most likely be forgotten very quickly. Use the report button. Do not answer n00b questions on the main boards. Post the description along with your obscure MOS code.
No bigoted language or witch-hunting. I could continue this diatribe until my character limit is maxed but I will egress with, it is sad to see that young NCOs and even some of the older geezers are left hanging by those they busted their fourth point of contact for relentlessly.Your 1st line supervisor is the right answer, or anyone EXCEPT you.
The only thing more distasteful, to me, than a chain of command that fails to take care of their soldiers with awards and evaluations, is service members writing their own awards or evaluations. If the individual is hard charging, disciplined and an overall good NCO/ soldier there are good NCOs/Soldiers and Officers that do care about writing an award for someone leaving the service specially under Honorable conditions, myself included.
Most awards follow a prescribed format which is outlined in the applicable reg (ARMilitary Awards). All that needs to be done is to fill in the details.
All that needs to be done is to fill in the details. Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 02 June Personnel—General Effective Writing for Army Leaders Department of the Army Pamphlet – Award Quick is a self contained award preparation guide that assists you in developing achievement statements and citations for Army Awards.
Quickly and Accurately construct Awards your Soldiers deserve. Awards can be hard to write. Especially the big ones. But, once you get started, it gets easier and easier.
Below are examples of commonly required categories of awards bullets to give you some ideas and help you get started. If.Download