Candidate Jordan delivered an in depth five paragraph order. SNC posted security ensuring that the safety of the fire team was not put at risk. SNC had a good initial plan and proceeded to move the fire team towards the objective. SNC moved the fire team through the woods with minimal opposition; SNC maintained communication and good dispersion. Upon receiving enemy fire SNC suppressed the enemy by assaulting the enemy. SNC pushed through the objective to ensure that all enemy were killed. However, SNC forgot about the weapons cache and commenced to conduct a hasty 180, followed by a consolidated 360, and then an ACE report. SNC, in his haste to complete the problem, completely forgot that the mission was not only to subdue the enemy
Candidate Perras delivered the five paragraph order in the correct order and covered all details; however, he did tend to take long pauses that did not allow for the order to flow. During the execution phase, SNC lost sight of the tactical mindset by allowing a member to pass off his weapon. Even though the fire team remained focused on accomplishing the mission, at times they seemed lathargic. SNC maintained solid communication with the security. Upon realizing that his initial plan of attack was not going to work, he quickly devised a new plan without hesitation. He was able to use all of the fire team members effectively and they followed his lead without hesitation or conflict. SNC remained calm and confident and there was no question
Candidate Genter began his brief strong with an Orientation that included key terrain in the area. However, SNC's Execution paragraph not only lacked detail, but completely omitted Tasks and any executable plan to accomplish the mission. The extent of SNC's Scheme of Maneuver was to utilize the planks to move, causing many questions from his fire team members following his brief. SNC's lack of initial plan significantly hindered the sense of urgency with which his fire team moved, and in his absence of direction, another team member began to make decisions and direct the team leader and the rest of the fire team what to do. When SNC did communicate to his fire team, he did so in a composed and calm tone of voice. However, this did little
Candidate Caughran delivered his 5 paragraph order phenomenally. SNC ensured to cover all information as it was relayed to him, as well as add information regarding the terrain and climate conditions. SNC displayed the utmost confidence, through the inflection in his voice as well as the assertiveness used when assigning tasks to the fire team. During the execution, SNC positioned himself properly so that he was able to direct the team. He encountered minor error when the team reached the friction point. His position was no longer effective and he was forced to become more hands on with the mission. Once hands on SNC was able to help his team progress forward, and prevent any casualties. SNC posted security before and during the execution,
Candidate Farmer briefed all required portions of the five paragraph order but did so in a very drawn out manner with multiple pauses throughout. His initial plan was sufficient to begin execution, but only his side began to take action immediately. He was unable to identify that the
Candidate Satterwhite established 360 security upon arrival at TAA9. Candidate Satterwhite’s initial brief to the fire team leaders was confident, containing necessary information to complete the mission, with minimal stumbling; SNC constructed terrain model during the initial brief and did not delegate a subordinate acquire the azimuth. Candidate Satterwhite issued tasks that enabled fire team leaders to effectively lead instead of micromanage. Prior to departure, SNC assigned specific tasks and developed an initial plan to prevent the squad from appearing as soft targets by directing the fire teams disperse and skirt the tree line along the road, which displayed communication and situational awareness. When a point of friction occurred, Candidate
Candidate Hays' attempt to brief the initial five paragraph order and take charge of his fire team did not work in his favor. There were times when SNC reiterated certain briefing points which displayed a lack of confidence rather than a sense of clarity. Other than the Mission, SNC failed to brief all the key points of the order. SNC seemed unclear on the mission and what needed to get done although, SNC did verbally address an initial plan of how to attempt negotiation of the obstacle, prior to the actual execution. SNC made the vital mistake of not briefing nor posting security. Upon execution of the problem, SNC's initial plan did not appear to be well thought out and unsafe as he attempted to have his fire team along with himself
Candidate Hairston was confident and thorough when briefing his order. Although confident and thorough while briefing, Candidate Hairston failed to ask fire team members if they had any questions at the end of his brief. This caused a little confusion, leaving fire team members with unanswered questions. Prior to the execution phase SNC posted security and ensured security was able to hear everything in the event he had to replace a fire team member. During the start execution phase, SNC did not utilize the gear provided and attempted to use his fire team members as a means to traverse the obstacle. For more than two and a half minutes, fire team members were standing around waiting for direction, not progressing towards mission accomplishment,
Candidate Pennington delivered a strong order that addressed all necessary pieces of the five paragraph order. He provided a unique orientation to the obstacle on the terrain by physically showing his fireteam the parts that were contaminated. This greatly helped the fireteam's situational awareness to the problem. It allowed him to utilize mission type orders and stay in a position to supervise the overall execution rather than focus on unnecessary details. He communicated well with his team and gave and received suggestions while remaining in obvious control of the team. Candidate Pennigton broke down his security early and gave it minimal thought following the delivery of his order. He utilized strong concurrent actions by using each avenue
Overall, Candidate Friederick's lack of confidence hindered both her operations order and her execution of her assigned mission. Her delivery lacked enthusiasm and interest. While her lack of confidence indicated unfamiliarity with the five paragraph order, SNC did brief a detailed mission statement with a task and purpose.
Candidate Passafume's brief was confident and clear. His order included a complete enemy situation utilizing the SALUTE acronym. SNC had an initial plan. His initial plan did not include key elements to drive the mission such as how to enter into the sewage system. Prior to
Candidate Otoole confidently briefed her five paragraph order to her fire team, but failed to brief the “why” portion of her mission statement. She identified the urgency of time, and decided to utilize the column formation to move quickly to the objective. SNC then briefed upon contact, the
Candidate Barrowcliff's tactical mindset and seriousness about the problem was evident when he posted security before he started his order. SNC's order was relayed with a great level of confidence. SNC covered all the details while having a complete understanding of the mission. At the end of his brief,
Candidate Johnston gave a confident and proper mission brief to the fire team. SNC kept the momentum of his fire team going throughout the exercise. SNC recognized the need for a decision at points of friction and made timely decisions with information given despite any uncertainty. SNC maintained awareness of mission and demonstrated an understanding of the mission. SNC made decisions and tasked subordinates in a manner that indicated SNC had a thought out plan. SNC demonstrated some ability to observe and maintain awareness of surroundings and enemy’s position. SNC appeared to be comfortable in front of peers. SNC projected a firm voice with minimal stumbling. SNC generally understood and assumed the role of team leader during this
I. Introduction The case study focuses on an employee, Paul Keller, who is being affected by a number of factors. His job performance is hindered by constraints such as his work environment, his home environment, stressors, mood, and the management style of his superior. The case study demonstrates how his job performance is affected and what the consequences could be as a result of his poor job performance and lack of concentration.