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Leadership - Chain of Command

1.You are the highest enlisted member (Command Sergeant Major, Command Chief Master Sergeant, Command Master Chief, etc) of your current base, post, det, boat, submarine etc. what are some of the changes you would implement immediately and why?

2. You are the highest commander of your base, post, det, boat, submarine etc. what are some of the changes you would implement immediately and why?

3. You are the Chairman JCS, what are some of the changes you would implement immediately and why?

Make your changes reasonable and doable, if given the budget and manpower for all three instances.

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If I were in charge:

Let's start from the highest level and work our way to the lowest level. First, there are things that you have to understand. Leaders do not make changes for the sake of making changes. There is a system of observation, analysis, evaluation, and consultation that has to take place before change is directed.

If I were the highest enlisted member of my base the first thing that I would do is take an analysis of the programs and policies that are already in place. I would evaluation them and find out what is working and what is not working. The evaluation process of course would be done through observation of the training and consultation with the enlisted leaders at the lower level and find their opinions of the programs and ...

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The expert discusses the enlisted and officer chain of command. The changes needed to be implemented immediately is determined.

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