SUBJECT: Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 6-22 Army Leadership – August 2012
1. Purpose. To provide Special Forces Warrant Officer Advance Course (SFWOAC) Class 002-16 a concise overview of ADRP 6-22 Army Leadership.
2. Summary. ADRP 6-22 explains the leadership principles established in Army doctrine publication (ADP) 6-22. ADRP 6-22 defines the Army’s point on view of leadership, summarizes the levels of leadership, and describes the attributes and core leader competencies from direct, organizational, and strategic levels. There are 11 Army Publications used as references (ADP 3-0, ADP 6-0, ADP 6-22, ADRP 5-0, ADRP 6-0, AR 350-1, AR 600-100, FM 3-13, FM 27-10, TC 1-05). ADRP 6-22 is composed of 11 chapters divided into four parts.
3. Background and Discussion
a. ADRP 6-22 discusses necessary topics in order to become a multi-skilled, competent, and responsive Army leader. ADRP 6-22 establishes and defines the leader attributes and core leader competencies that enable focused feedback, education, training, and development for all leadership levels.6-22 also describes the leader attributes and core competencies essential to current leadership.
b. The main audience for ADRP 6-22 are leaders at all levels, military and civilian. This publication is also intended for use by civilian trainers, educators, and retirees.
c. Part 1, The Basics of Leadership, Chapter 1 covers Fundamentals of Leadership while Roles and Relationships are covered in Chapter 2. This section describes and depicts levels of Leadership. We as a military are set apart from other non-military professions in that Soldiers must be prepared to use deadly force and have the courage required to close with and destroy the enemy. All leaders, from non-co...
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...r greater responsibilities while mastering core leader competencies. By the time leaders become organizational and strategic leaders, they should be multi-skilled leaders who can successfully operate at all levels of leadership inside or outside the Army to include political and diplomatic leadership positions. They apply their vast experiences and knowledge for success across the spectrum of operations by leveraging capabilities of unified action partners. Although interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others are key attributes at all level of leadership, organizational and strategic leadership require a leader to have a great understanding of the political ramifications. Strategic leaders possess a full understanding of the diplomatic aspects of those leadership roles, and apply in and outside the United States of America.