essay you will read about Sergeant First Class Rob Gallagher and Sergeant First Class Jeff Fenlason, their leadership abilities, and the techniques they attempted to use to resolve the issues in this Platoon that was in a downward spiral after losing many leaders to the hell of war.
Importance of the Role of the Human Resources Sergeant We as Human Resources professionals serving in today’s Army should know just how critical and important our profession is simply based off experience and doctrine, especially that of the Noncommissioned Officer. The role of the Human Resources Sergeant is extremely important as it relates to the profession of arms, because the success of every mission lies with us. Human Resources Sergeants must first determine and evaluate our understanding
Staff Sergeant (SSGT) Louis Moeller shaped me into the Recon Marine I wanted to be and the Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) that I am now. By embodying the Recon Creed and always setting the example, he made me want to be an NCO that my troops would look up to and want to follow. Even when not in charge he was constantly the one peers and junior Marines alike, turned to for guidance and inspiration. To this day, I still find myself asking “What would Louis do?” when confronted with a leadership dilemma
Role of the HR Sergeant in the Profession of Arms The Human Resources Sergeant (HR Sergeant) in the profession has the responsibility to balance the role of the profession’s Human Resources Leaders and the Army professional culture. The HR Sergeant in the Professional Arms has the role of supporting the Army culture. The HR Sergeant also ensures that a balance in the leadership role is attained. All these are for the purpose of achieving one common goal of the military in defending the U.S Society
The human resources sergeant has a very important role of having a profession in the Army. The human resource sergeant is part of the Adjutant General corps since the being of the United States Army. Unlike other military occupation specialties who have a role in the Army, the human resource sergeant has multiple roles. Some roles include being an executive administrative assistant, establish policies and procedures, morale welfare and recreation activity and financial services to name a few.
The job required me to send detail request and to detail sergeants with much more seniority than I had. I was not very comfortable with this at first, but Kim said I need to do what was necessary to fill the details. At first I would go to her office and ask advice on who I should detail. She would ask me a few
I take a lot of pride in being a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. I love being in front of soldiers training and leading and setting an example. So often in the Army we come across many NCOs that shouldn’t be allowed to be in front of soldiers. Some of us work so hard to learn as much as we can so that we can progress and pass down knowledge. In my opinion, the system that the Army had was flawed. I’ve heard many people say it’s about who you know when it comes to getting promoted at the
Sergeant Spencer G. Harris: U.S. Army Recruiter Sergeant Spencer G. Harris is a United States army recruiter. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1987. Growing up, Harris always wanted to be soldier often playing the game, Soldier. In high school, he started seriously thinking about joining the United States army, but instead went to the University of Utah to study psychology. After graduating, Harris enlisted in the army and wanted to serve as a special forces agent. He went to train in Georgia
of the leaders I have had made bad impressions, most have influenced my life positively. Throughout the years I have been in the U.S Army, one particular leader has helped me develop into the Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) I am today. I am Staff Sergeant Eric Duty and I would not be the professional I am today without SGT Buchan’s leadership. When I joined the U.S Army I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into. Once I arrived at Fort Benning, GA for Basic Training, I noticed that most of
Sergeant York An American Hero Struggling with the woes of poverty and added responsibilities, Alvin York, discovers himself fleeing from religion with Satan dangling securely to his shirttail. York is a round character that is a rabble-rouser in the beginning, yet evolves into an extraordinary spiritual man. “Sergeant York” is a 1941 film portraying the trials and triumphs of Sergeant Alvin York. Based on real situations, the aforementioned flick depicts the life of a boy who grew up in the Tennessee
the top of the Army rank structure. Being promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class was a major accomplishment. As a senior non-commissioned officer, I felt I had arrived and was perfectly content on retiring at this rank. That is until recently, when I realized the possibility existed that I could become a First Sergeant, the highest ranked non-commissioned officer in the company. Achieving the goal of becoming a First Sergeant will require a series of events to take place. In order to illustrate
scenario involves Officer Smith and his behavior in the department. Any new policy changes, orders or directives that are given out at roll call, Officer Smith responds to them in a sarcastic manner. Following a suspension of Officer Smith by his sergeant, Officer Smith starts to lack in work productivity. It appears that Officer Smith has the respect of his peers for his leadership abilities, but his recent behavior has become alarming. It appears that Officer Smith is displaying attributes of a
Any professional in the Army must have a specific skill set, good character and leadership before to enlisting. The role of a Human Resource Sergeants in the Profession of Arms is a leader. Human Resource (HR) Leaders in the Army must be able to handle the multiple duties required in their job to accomplish their goal. The Army white paper (The Profession of Arms) defines a profession as “uniquely expert work, not routine or repetitive comprising the production of unique expert work, professional
question the world and what is happening around them. Most people probably do not experience it quite as dramatic as the writer of the story, Sergeant X, does. He finds himself in the middle of the pure madness of war, and is having a hard time coping with the realities of the situation. Eventually, people find their way of dealing with these moments. Sergeant X relies on his memories of Esme to help him. The theme of the story is that the innocence of youth can serve as a healing power in times
flows ( Liebler and McConnell, 2008, p.53). A healthcare department manager must have knowledge of the job functions, job descriptions, and how those relationships impacts, authority, chain-of-command and communication. As a Wayne County Sheriff Sergeant, the organizational jail chart reveals the decision making process in terms of, (a) major functions,(b) relationship of functions, (c) channels of supervision, and (d) lines of authority and communication and positions( by job titles) within the
Standard operation procedures of a reconnaissance platoon a good example of decentralized leadership. When a reconnaissance platoon is ran the right way it is one of the most effective force multipliers on the battlefield with little to no input above the team level. A reconnaissance team is the only unit that can operate outside the wire without the presence of an officer. The best reconnaissance platoons I have seen were ran by the team leaders. Reconnaissance operators promote faster than most
trained to lead). The Corporal is the first of the Marine Non-commissioned Officers (NCO’S), then in ascending order is the Sergeant, Staff Sergeant, Gunnery Sergeant, and so on. Now back to the rule of three. Each Marine has three responsibilities. In our organizational structure, a Corporal has a three-person fire team; a Sergeant has a squad of three fire teams; and a Staff Sergeant has a platoon of three squads; and so on, up to the Colonels and Generals. For the typical business, decentralizing and
enlisted into the Rangers; where he hoped to fulfill his dream of changing the world. John stared transfixed, from the bow of his ship. Treacherous waters pounded the small seemingly peaceful island ahead. He was preparing for its’ imminent invasion. Sergeant Peace yelled, “John, return to your squad.” Immediately he joined his squad. Quickly, they scrambled for their landing craft. John and his fellow Rangers were terrified; many would not return, l...
within Bravo Company. Due to restructuring, attrition, and battlefield losses, First platoon was deployed with a much younger leadership structure than was typical for that time period. The platoon was singled out by the Battalion Commander and the Sergeant Major early on for what they interpreted as lack of discipline. Thus, First Platoon was ... ... middle of paper ... ... peace the warring factions need to be as civil as possible as to allow a smoother transition once fighting has stopped.
House to House, written by David Bellavia, is a memoir about his tour in Iraq, specifically the second battle of Fallujah in November 2004. Born in New York, the staff sergeant joined the war with the desire to be the guy who would play John Wayne in charge of the machine-gun nests as shown in the movies. Over the course of this novel, Bellavia successfully emulates John Wayne’s traits as a hero. He demonstrates valor and instinct leadership as he leads his third platoon into kill zones constructed