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ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT CENTER AND SCHOOL AMEDD NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER ACADEMY BASIC/ADVANCED NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER COURSES Soldier Dignity and Respect Supplementary Reading #1

WVBN-40B WYAN-30B 0397

This class is based on videotape. You must read the questions below and take notes during the tape in the blanks below. There are numerous points for each question, so you must be alert and jot down points quickly. Discussion follows each scenario. 1. Situation titled WASTED TIME What was wrong with Sergeant Solomons attitude toward his subordinates? (9 points)

2. Situation titled LOUD AND CLEAR How did Sergeant Solomons attitude appear to be different in this scene? (8 points)

3. Situation titled DRAG MOPP a. How did the sergeant show his lack of regard for the class? (9 points)

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b. What were some of the outcomes of this disregard by the sergeant? (5 points)

c. Based upon the conversation among the soldiers, what else might be wrong in this unit? (9 points)

4. Situation titled MOPP BUDDIES a. How did the sergeant show his respect for the soldiers in the class in this positive example?(3 points)

b. Why would the sergeant do the training this way? (6 points)

5. Situation titled THE RIFLED EGO a. What kind of message is the platoon sergeant sending to the platoon in general and in particular to the inspected soldier? (4 points)

b. What kind of climate seems to exist in this platoon, based upon the platoon leaders correction of the platoon sergeant? (5 points)

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6. Situation titled A HELPING HAND a. What did the platoon sergeants treatment of the private tell you about how he treats his platoon? (4 points)

b. What does the platoon leaders comments tell you about the command climate that probably exists in the company? (6 points)

7. Situation titled WHATS GOOD FOR THE GEESE What was wrong with the way the squad leader corrected the soldiers appearance? (4 points)

8. Situation titled DO AS I DO . . . What indications are there in this scenario that good leadership behavior exists in this platoon? (5 points)

9. Situation titled HEARING WITHOUT LISTENING What are some of the behavioral problems that the sergeant displayed toward the young soldier? (8 points)

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10. Situation titled WHICH WAY TO KOREA? What did the sergeant do to show that he was concerned and willing to support the soldier? (8 points)

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