During the month of March we were deployed to Ft. Irwin, CA. During this time you have been assigned as a gunner on my vehicle and have been placed in charge of PFC Harness. Topics that will be discussed in this counseling will be from the events from.
Work Ethic: Since you were assigned as a gunner you were in charge of the truck, load plan, and maintenance. You did a good job at maintaining the FMC status of the truck and insuring that all gear, along with sensitive items were accounted for.
Motivation: You maintained a positive attitude in front of your soldiers and counter parts and showed how you should conduct yourself as a soldier. I believe this played a major role in the positive outlook of the entire platoon. Great job!
Duty: You have excelled in taking control of the soldiers in the platoon. Any time we had a detail or requirement to full fill you covered down manning those duty not only personally but insuring soldiers were informed of their requirement and insuring they showed up on time. Failure to show up by the soldiers you also covered down on disciplinary actions.
Crew Duties: You need to insure that you are clear and understanding of what is required of a gunner. You did a great job on what you already knew needed to be done. Things you failed to do were taking care of the radios and double checking your soldiers responsibilities as far as the truck. There were a few occasions that when I conducted my final check of the vehicle and crew that I found simple duties not completed. A little more attention to detail and you will exceed as a gunner. If you have any questions on what I expect out of my crew, feel free to ask at any time.
Organization: You did a good job at insuring we had everything required for mission and everything was mounted on the vehicle. However, it was set up sloppy at times. On a few occasions I had to climb in the back and reset the load plan in order for everything to fit...