Failure to Report for Physical Training


Event Oriented Counseling

Violation of Article 86 - Failure to Report

Violation of Article 92 - Failure to Obey an Order or Regulation


On 14 March 2023 you were not accounted for during Physical Training held at 0630 in front of the company building. You did not show up until 0640 and did not notify anyone that you were going to be late. Failing to show up for PT is a violation of Article 86, Failure to Report.

You were previously told that you need to be present at least 5 minutes prior to formation. Failing to show up for formation 5 minutes early as ordered is a violation of Article 92: Failure to Obey an Order or Regulation.

This behavior will not be tolerated. This behavior is becoming a chronic and common problem and it is my duty to uphold standards. If this disregard for standards continues, you will be recommended for UCMJ action.

I am counseling you for the conduct noted above. If this conduct continues, action may be initiated to separate you from the Army under AR 635-200, Chapters 5, 9, 13, or 14. If you are involuntarily separated, you could receive an Honorable discharge, a General, under honorable conditions, discharge, or an Under Other Than Honorable conditions discharge. An Honorable discharge may be awarded under any provision. A General discharge may be awarded for separation under Chapter 14. If you receive an Honorable discharge, you will be qualified for most benefits resulting from military service. An involuntary Honorable discharge, however, will disqualify you from reenlisting for some period of time and may disqualify you from receiving transitional benefits (e.g., commissary, housing, health benefits) and the G.I. Bill. If you receive a General discharge, you will be disqualified from reenlisting in the service for some period of time and you will be ineligible for some benefits including the 9/11 G.I. Bill. If you receive an Under Other Than Honorable conditions discharge, you will be ineligible for reenlistment and for most benefits including payment for accrued leave, transportation of dependents and household goods to home, transitional benefits and 9/11 G. I. Bill. You may also face difficulty in obtaining civilian employment, as employers have a low regard for the General and Under Other Than Honorable conditions discharges. Although there are agencies to which you may apply to have the character of your discharge changed, it is unlikely that any such applications will be successful.


_____ I will ensure I am well rested on the nights before scheduled PT and that I set my alarm clock to ensure I wake up in time to report to formation at least 10 minutes before scheduled PT.

_____ I will message SSG Jones if I am going to be late to any formation or hit time.

_____ I will take steps to ensure I can correct this behavior in the future.

_____ I will text SSG Jones at 0600 to ensure I am awake for PT formation for the next two weeks.

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