Writing Letters to Deployed Soldiers: What Not to Write March 15, by Mary 65 Comments Living a Sunshine Life is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon. I trashed a bunch of old papers from school.
Meghann Myers July 25 Cpl. Noel Williams of U. Army Intelligence and Security Command pins private first class rank on Zachary Grasee during a promotion ceremony. How did you do? Good or bad, a recent promotion board member has the inside scoop on what the boards are looking for.
Promotion Board lessons learned: Posted by Lieutenant Colonel Eric A. To his surprise, a lot of them were true. Check your work Incomplete or out-of-date paperwork made the top of the list in make-or-breaks when it comes to moving up.
The board saw discrepancies in information like assignments, combat tour credit, education and awards, McCoy wrote, as well as missing or incorrectly calculated PT test scores. Some soldiers the board looked at had old or missing photos, while others were out of regs hair, make-up, mustaches in the ones available.
Some soldiers were missing awards that were in their Soldier Record Brief, while others were wearing ribbons in the wrong order or improperly aligned. Write a letter Soldiers should include a letter to the president of the board with their packets, McCoy said, but only if it contains some kind of information not already reflected in their records.
But if your letter would only summarize what the board can read in your paperwork, skip it, he said. Go for a run No soldier would be surprised to hear that a top PT score looks good to a promotion board, but a noted lack of physical fitness could also be a black mark.
Further, raters' comments often glossed over how detrimental a lack of fitness is to a solider and a unit. Leaders are voicing their support for a push to re-think training and maintenance of soldiers themselves, and to treat them as elite athletes preparing for a high-end fight.
Mix it up Simply put, soldiers who spend too much time either in operational or institutional assignments are marring their chances for promotion, McCoy wrote.
Broadening assignments like recruiting or drill sergeant look good, but NCOs should make it a point to get back to operational units afterward.~I+ ON SAVING TIME. Greetings from Seneca to his friend Lucilius. CONTINUE to act thus, my dear Lucilius - set yourself free for your own sake; gather and save your time, which till lately has been forced from you, or filched away, or has merely slipped from your hands.
John’s letter of April 5, , therefore, marks his end of innocence as a soldier – and provides an excellent place to pause and evaluate his perspectives toward the war and his life as reflected in his first twenty months of experience.
Dear Soldier,. Thank you. Without you, I might not have been given the chance to write this now.
Whether you're a soldier of the past, the present or plan to be one in the future, I would like to say thank you on behalf of us here in America. ADAM‚ William. Autograph Letter Signed‚ discussing a friend’s proposal‚ the payment of interest and its legal ramifications.
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