Army Alc Phase 1 Essay example

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Apply the Ethical Decision Making Method at Small Unit Level
158-C-123

Conditions: As a leader faced with a situation which requires you to make an ethical decision.
Standards: Resolved the situation ethically by appropriately applying the Ethical Decision Making Method FM-1
FM 6-22
AR 600-100.

Training and Evaluation Guide

Performance Steps:

1. Clearly define the ethical problem.

Im sure many people would consider not informing their chain of command of this situation given the circumstances(new to the unit and SFC Sharps reputation) and the fact that SFC Sharp is on his way out of the unit. However the ethical dilemma for me is, do I confront him, alert the chain of command or contact the Military Police to
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5. Commit to and implement the best ethical solution.
Given all circumstances I believe that contacting the proper authorities is the best course of action. With SFC Sharp on his way out of the unit an investigation needs to be started right away before his PCS.

6. Assess results and modify plan as required.
Regardless of the outcome I believe I have done the right thing
1) SGT Day and my other soldiers now know that I will not under any circumstance tolerate such things as this.
2) My actions have likely made an impact on levels higher than the 99th Inf BN such as the Brigade or Division level which could change SOP’s and make the unit more efficient and cautious

3) There is nothing to modify at this point the authorities and my chain of command are involved and the outcome lies with them.

Performance Evaluation Guide

Evaluation Preparation: Provide soldier with references listed below. Prepare a scenario that requires the soldier to respond accurately, IAW task standards, to the task performance measures listed above. This may be presented orally or in writing.

Brief soldier: Tell soldier that he/she will be required to correctly respond on at least 70 percent of the performance measures to receive a GO the task.

Performance Measures Results 1. Defined the ethical problem. GO / NO GO 2. Identified and accurately applied all

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