Staff Officers

The Defense Distinguished Service Medal: 10 Cool Facts

The Defense Distinguished Service Medals is one of the highest awards given to members of the armed forces. There have been some highly recognized names who have received this award in history. People such as: Omar Bradley Alexander Haig William Navas Jr I mention him because he is a Puerto Rican who I spoke about …

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The Battalion S6 Officer Duties, Responsibilities and Job Description

In today’s post I want to talk about the role of the Battalion S6 Officer.  We will cover the duties, responsibilities and job description of the Battalion S6.  Let’s get started. Sample Battalion S6 Job Descriptions Here are two fictitious sample job descriptions for the Battalion S6 that I made up: # 1 Serves as …

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Battalion S-3 Duties, Responsibilities and Job Description

After company leadership time, which is the very best in my opinion, it will be hard to escape staff time. There are many options for what staff positions you can occupy, and each requires a slightly different focus and skill set. The toughest, and most important, is without a doubt the S-3 (operations and training) …

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8 Power Point (PPT) Presentation Tips for Military Leaders

I think Microsoft should have taken some stock in the US Army.  I can’t think of a single Army school I have been through that did not have at least one Power Point (PPT) presentation.  Realizing that, we know as an Army leader we will be tasked with preparing a Power Point to “kill” our …

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Battalion S1 Duties and Responsibilities and Job Description

What are the Battalion S1 Duties and Responsibilities?  Let me start by telling you that the Battalion S1 is the Human Resources Officer or Personnel Officer within a battalion (normally 300 to 500 Soldiers).  They typically handle all of the administrative issues within the battalion. They have a very important job even though they don’t …

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Battalion S4 Duties and Responsibilities

What are the Battalion S4 duties, responsibilities and job description?  In layman’s terms, the Battalion S4 is typically responsible for the supply, transportation, logistics, maintenance and budget issues within a battalion.  In short, they are the Battalion Logistics Officer. To keep things simple, the Battalion S4 is part of the Battalion Commander’s staff.  They work …

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