Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
George S. Patton

o instilled a climate of professional and personal growth to his team; resulted in 3 Soldiers trained and prepared for Soldier of the Month boards

o highly knowledgeable and experienced NCO; demonstrated tactical and technical proficiency during strategic level missions

o was lauded by both AT Project OIC and NCOIC as a dedicated leader who was always proficient at finding additional value-adding projects for soldiers

o fostered an environment of fair treatment, awareness and resiliency in the unit by fully supporting and participating in the Army SHARP, EO and MRT programs

o led from the front; scored a 272 on lastest APFT; exceeded battalion standard of 270

o commended by the Battalion CSM for his efforts in the development of the housing plan for Camp America resulting in the increase of Soldier morale and welfare

o flawlessly took over the platoon sergeants position in her absence, providing sound advice and maintaining training duties

o took the position as Vehicle Control NCO in the absence of a OIC, excelling in maintenance issues and accountability of vehicle usage during deployment to GTMO

o remained proactive and versatile; constantly guided her subordinates towards battalion mission accomplishment on time and with great accuracy

o has the uncanny ability to bring a group of individuals together and mold them into a cohesive and motivated team, regardless of the tasks at hand

o while the soldier does need to improve her leadership skills, her long term leadership potential is unlimited

o single-handedly developed the database responsible for organizing all primary next of kin contact information for efficient use by the commander

o supervised monthly vehicle maintenance, operations and record keeping for 55 Soldiers enhancing the unit equipment readiness by 35%

o sacrificed personal time to train Soldiers on critical warrior tasks to support the GWOT; a real team player, made positive contributions to the mission

o is a leader that can be depended upon to get things done even in the absence of orders

o his total committment to his subordinates well being gives his team added confidence that is demonstrated in their performance

o his subordinate's performance level is enhanced by his creative style of leadership. He is truely a leader that knows how to motivate his soldiers

o displayed a calm professional leadership while remaining flexible and mission focused during the rapidly changing requirements of a forward deployed CSSB

o teaches his soldiers to become future leaders; one of his soldiers was selected for a lateral promotion to Corporal

o maintained awareness of his Soldier's mental health and emotional well being, and made it a priority to ensure that his Soldiers were stable and secure

o coached and mentored four Staff Sergeants serving as Medical Platoon Sergeants for nine months in preparation for deployment to OEF

o served as enlisted medical assignment and career advisor for BCT; influenced 25ID and installation G-1 with reard to assignemnet of enlisted medical personnel

o provides career counseling and mentorship to all unit medical personnel; solicited support from unit command to HRC

o reviewed several publications related to enemy TTP's with his team to bolster proficiency and knowledge in preparation for upcoming Afghanistan deployment

o selected over 35 of his peers by the battalion sergeant major to develop and supervise the battalion's retention program

o set the example with integrity and professionalism; always a team player

o outstanding ability to plan and implement relevant medical training on short suspense due to his vast knowledge and insight in duty MOS

o earned the respect of subordinates and peers alike through personal discipline and resolute work ethic

o inspires his subordinates to perform at the highest standard

o phenomenal Leader; completed every mission ahead of time, above standard, and with total success showing potential for grades much higher than SFC

o performed leadership duties in a decisive and positive manner in the absence of the platoon sergeant

o outstanding NCO who proudly represents the Army, fully committed to mission accomplishment

o developed and supervised quality of life improvements at FOB Normandy, Iraq, resulting in better living conditions and higher morale for all Soldiers in the platoon

o served as Project Manager for the USARPAC Contingency Command Post concept development; successfully planned, organized and managed $565K of resources

o served as a Contracting Officer Representative for the Combined Joint Task Force during Cobra Gold 10; executed over $1.7 million in contracts with 100% accuracy

o contracted the first ERC funded asphalt road project in 15 years within Thailand; constructed a 280m asphalt road and two 50' x 40' parking lots valued at $56K

o supported the JTF-HD during Exercise Makani Pahili 09; on short notice designed and installed an electrical system that powered their critical communication nodes

o places soldiers' needs above his own. He has worked in his off time to help soldiers with personal and work related problems.

o instilled discipline in his unit; led the battalion with the least amount of indiscipline incidents during rating period

o motivated Soldiers to excel during company APFT with an average score over 290; fostered teamwork and esprit de corp within his team

o dedicated to the betterment of peers and subordinates, a selfless leader

o supervised and instructed three Soldiers and twenty Afghan Local Nationals contracted to perform construction projects

o established and grew an atmosphere of pride and professionalism...

o supervised installation's newspaper production resulting in 3 DA and WESTCOM awards for excellence

o in 12 months, five of his recruiters earned the Recruiter Ring, the command's highest award

o directed the efforts on HHC, Group, in becoming the WESTCOM Unit Maintenance Excellence Award Winner

o developed fire mission scheduling system that reduced fire support response time by 20 minutes

o was recognized as having the best squad at JRTC

o directly responsible for A Co taking "Top Gun" in Division on TT VIII

o instructed Soldiers to perform duty of guarding Local Nationals, ensuring thorough knowledge of Escalation of Force while providing considerate and fair treatment

o his platoon survival rate for NTC battles was 93%, highest in the OPFOR Regiment

o personal involvement with reenlistment efforts contributed to the highest QPA in Brigade

o major factor behind reenlistment program being best in size category for 5th Sig Comd

o coached Service Rifle Team in the winning of the Interservice Championships

o awarded the Eighth US Army Distinguished Leadership Award by the CINC/USFK/CFC/EUSA

o inspired soldier in her platoon to achieve Soldier of the Year honors

o platoon awarded Battalion CTT Award for Excellence; highest pass rate in 17 years

o battalion awarded Commanding General's award for reenlistment

o executed first ever FTX for MACOM HHC

o prepared seven personnel for PLDC resulting in 2 Honor Graduates and 2 on the Commandant's List

o improved unit morale by planning and leading trips for entire unit and family members

o squad ranked 1st of 16 during Battalion Home Station Gunnery evaluation (Battle Drills)

o his platoon rifle marksmanship program resulted in 18 experts out of 24 personnel

o inspired staff to win Best Ward Appearance Award out of 60 stateside wards

o personally developed and administered dental tracking program that raised dental readiness to 98%

o produced the first military music ensemble performance at the Eastman School of Music

o gained working knowledge of local language in order to facilitate effective communication between Soldiers and Afghan Local Nationals

o his platoon earned the Distinguished Marching Unit designation for excellence in drill and ceremonies

o developed outstanding command retention program for FY02, cited best in the MACOM

o leadership was paramount in platoon winning US Army Air Traffic Control Platoon of the Year

o 95% of the battalion's CMF11 soldiers earned EIB, a tremendous logistics effort!

o won MACOM retention excellence award for 11th ID

o his leadership was main factor in the company obtaining brigade-high 90% 11 series SQT average

o planned and executed 3 fund raisers earning over $1200 for soldiers care projects

o his newspaper rated as MACOM best in Keith L. Ware competition

o led soldiers to attain the highest APFT average in Battalion

o graduated Jumpmaster school, one of the Army's most challenging schools; exited 300 jumpers, improving overall parachuting methods for all Paratroopers

o mentored three subordinates on logistical coordination, administrative tasks, and Soldier career progression; increased overall productivity of the section by 57%

See FM 6-22 Army Leadership Appendix A for more Leadership bullet comments

Needs Improvement

o constantly needs to be monitored to ensure deadlines are being met

o tends to pass off responsibility of negative observations onto junior subordinates

o exercised poor judgment during off-duty hours; cited for driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated

o exhibited strong inability to lead; showed no focus on future goals

o failed to set the example, driving with junior Soldier in POV after driving privileges were revoked

o demonstrated poor leadership by failing to execute movement timeline which delayed unit transition

o displayed questionable leadership ability; failed to set the example for peers and subordinates through unlawful use of alcohol in a deployed environment

o occasionally failed to prevent off duty conduct from interfering with daily personal accountability; resulted in counseling and professional development involvement

o questionable leadership ability; failed to set the example for junior NCOs and Soldiers

o relieved for misconduct, conduct inconsistent with Army Values

o left his squad unsupervised during Annual Training to operate the masonry saw station; a task typically assigned to a subordinate

o Soldier's flaccid leadership style degraded squad moral by failing to provide guidance, support or confidence to his subordinates

o avoided responsibility whenever possible

o demonstrated a lack of leadership skill; lacks the confidence, managerial skills, and ability to make immediate decisions without supervisor's guidance

o displayed a lack of ability to delegate tasks to subordinates

o her behavior, lack of discipline and failure to follow orders consistently disrupted daily operations in the EWO section and the Tactical Operation Center (TOC)

o performance fluctuated based on emotional outbursts; fostered a toxic environment in her section

o aggressively attacked the missions that seemed important to her

o does not use his free time to improve his knowledge of his MOS to become a more efficent and better leader

o his personal demeanor needs to improve to reflect favorably on the Military Police and NCO Corps

o betrays the trust and loyalty of peers and subordinates alike

o fails to take responsibility for the actions of soldiers under his charge

o places his own personal welfare before that of his subordinates

o fails to live up to the Army values and places no moral emphasis on the Warriors ethos

o lacks the moral conscience of an Army leader

o apprehensive in the face of moral adversity

o is a positive and effective leader but needs more confidence with making immediate decisions without supervisors guidance

o received verbal and written counseling to finish pre-mob training

o needs to respect and follow lawful orders from all superiors in the chain of command regardless of personal thoughts regarding the order

o received verbal and written counseling for insubordination and unprofessional behavior

o lacks enthusiasm for teaching subordinates

o sometimes does not understand the importance of his position; leadership and managerial skills need improvement to qualify for next rank

o sets low expectations and fails to achieve them

o fails to follow up on delegated tasks

o always sought the advice of his subordinates rather than issuing directives when given a task

o failed to mentor his subordinate junior leaders with effective and timely counseling

o exhibited strong ability to lead Soldiers, but often lacked the communication skills and tact required of an effective and credible NCO

o is a positive and effective leader but may need more experience before...

o exhibits strong ability to lead, should now focus on staff skills and communication

o is sometimes unaware of operational picture and often leaves subordinates unsupervised

o needs to realize importance of tact when questioning orders and effect on platoon

o leadership and managerial skills need improvement to qualify for next rank

o had poor rapport with his subordinates and was ineffectual in supervision or delegation of responsibilities

o lagged behind contemporaries in...

o was ineffective and provided no useful guidance

o failed to maintain standards and allowed his workcenter rating to decrease from Excellent to Satisfactory

o perception of favoritism affected morale and discipline within the section

o lacks initiative and managerial skills

o lacks enthusiasm in his duties and has no pride in his performance

o failed to develop subordinates; did not perform mandatory NCO-ER performance counseling

o failed to consistently inspect soldiers and their equipment, decreased unit readiness

o mediocre staff skills contributed to mediocre results during inspection

o fails to understand the importance of his position, avoids responsibility when possible

o avoids responsibility and is a negative influence on his section

o occasional challenge of authority affects his leadership ability with Soldiers

o demonstrates outstanding leadership and management skills but should work on staff skills

We need your input. The success of this site depends on staying current and it can't stay current without your help. Please consider sharing NCOER material so we can share with others. Thanks!

New leadership examples posted daily.

To contribute examples, use this form. Thanks!

Duty Title

Bullet Comments