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Duties and Responsibilities

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Battalion Commander
As the senior member of the Corps of Cadets, the battalion commander must constantly be aware of his/her every action within the school and community. The image that he/she has a mirroring effect on all J.R.O.T.C. programs, schools, and the US Army. Although not all inclusive, some of his/her duties are a follows:
1.      Overall supervision of the battalion.
2.      Designates particular areas for inspection and/or supervision by members of his/her staff, insuring that necessary reports are timely rendered and follow-up action is taken as appropriate.
3.      Inspects work of staff officers.
4.      Recommends job assignments and/or relief from job assignments.
5.      Recommends promotions, demotions, and awards.
6.      Schedules and presides over staff and/or commanders conferences.
7.      Accomplishes additional duties as directed by the Senior Army Instructor.
 
Battalion Executive Officer
  1. Assumes command of the battalion in the absence of the battalion commander.
  2. Recommends job assignments and/or relief from job assignments.
  3. Recommends promotions, demotions, and awards.
  4. Serves as advisor to the battalion commander in formulating policy and plans for the battalion.
  5. Serves as Commander of Troops during the Formal Inspection.
  6. Directs, coordinates, and supervises the battalion staff.
  7. Performs additional duties by the battalion commander.
 
S-3 (Training and Operations Officer)
  1. Prepares, posts on the bulletin boards, and files weekly training schedules.
  2. Maintains reference files and reference library.
  3. Maintains a record of all extracurricular activities in which the battalion is involved.
  4. Plans drill competition between units of the battalion.
  5. Responsible for making the parade field and the upkeep of the marching equipment.
  6. Corrects uniform violations when observed.
  7. Performs additional duties as directed by the battalion commander.
 
S-1 (Adjutant)
  1. Prepares all correspondence for the battalion.
  2. Publishes all orders pertaining to the battalion.
  3. Maintains and posts J.R.O.T.C. student record cards.
  4. Corrects uniform violations when observed.
 
S-2 (Public Information Officer)
  1. Keeps the battalion informed on current events.
  2. Prepares news releases and reports J.R.O.T.C. news to local/school newspapers.
  3. Arranges for public information coverage and photographs of J.R.O.T.C. events/activities as appropriate.
  4. Keeps the bulletin boards) neat and current.
  5. Maintains a scrap book of all J.R.O.T.C. activities and records the battalion history as it occurs.
  6. Assist the S-1 during peak administrative periods.
  7. Corrects uniform violations observed.
 
S-4 (Supply Officer)
  1. Responsible for maintenance of the J.R.O.T.C. building.
  2. Assists the Army Instructor in receiving, issuing, and inventorying uniforms and supplies.
  3. Assists the Army Instructor in maintaining individual clothing records.
  4. Insures that the supply room is clean, neat, and orderly at all times.
  5. Informs the Army Instructor of shortages and of availability of expendable supplies.
  6. Corrects uniform violations when observed.
 
S-5 (Special Projects Officer)
  1. Responsible for overseeing all projects provided by the battalion commander, SAI, or AI.
  2. Responsible for maintaining a suspense log for all assigned projects.
  3. Reports at staff meeting on status of assigned projects.
  4. Corrects uniform violations when observed.
  5. Performs additional duties as directed by the battalion commander.
 
Command Sergeant Major
Serves as a model soldier/cadet for the entire Corps of Cadets throughout the school.
1.      Supervises the color guard and insures that they are properly trained and that their special equipment is on hand and properly maintained.
2.      Supervises all First Sergeants.
3.      Schedules and conducts meetings with the non-commissioned officers when necessary.
4.      Commandant of the NCO Academy and supervises the testing of all enlisted cadets for enlisted promotions.
5.      Corrects uniform violations when observed.
6.      Performs other duties as directed by the battalion commander.
 
Company Commanders
Each of the company commanders is responsible to the battalion commander for the following:
1.      Responsible for the training, discipline, and appearance of his/her company.
2.      Recommending job assignments or relief from assignments.
3.      Recommending promotions and demotions.
4.      Reporting disciplinary problems to the battalion commander without delay.
5.      Making weekly inspections of cadets in ranks (on uniform days) assisted by the other company officers.
6.      Correcting uniform violations when observed.
7.      Insuring that all company officers and non-commissioned officers are thoroughly familiar with appropriate drill regulations.
8.      Utilizes the chain of command when issuing orders and directives and insuring that others in his/her company do likewise.
9.      Attending Battalion Commanders/Officers call when announced.
 
Company First Sergeants
The company first sergeants are responsible to their individual company commanders for the following:
1.      Coordinating with platoon sergeants to insure proper training and supervision of the flag detail, when appropriate.
2.      Observing the flag detail, morning and afternoon, at least twice each week, as appropriate.
3.      Recommending job assignments and relief from job assignments.
4.      Recommending promotions and demotions.
5.      Responsible for the company when under his/her command (when company officers are in meeting or otherwise not present).
6.      The first sergeant maintains a file on weekly reports of findings during inspections, periodically reviews those reports, and counsels pertinent individuals as appropriate.
7.      Corrects uniform violations when observed.
8.      Accomplishes those duties that are directed by the company commander, executive officer, and/or Army Instructor.
9.      Attending First Sergeants'/NCO meetings when announced.
 
Platoon Leaders
Platoon leaders are responsible to their individual company commanders for the following:
1.      Training, discipline, and appearance of cadets of their platoon.
2.      Providing a flag detail when directed, if appropriate.
3.      Recommending job assignments and relief from job assignments.
4.      Recommending promotions and demotions.
5.      Correcting uniform violations when observed.
6.      Attending officers meetings when announced.
 
Platoon Sergeants
Platoon sergeants are responsible to their individual platoon leaders for the following:
1.      Forming the platoon.
2.      Assuming command of the platoon in the absence of the platoon leader.
3.      Assisting the platoon leader as directed.
4.      Recommending job assignments and relief from job assignments.
5.      Recommending promotions and demotions.
6.      Taking the roll call (report) at all formations.
7.      Correcting uniform violations when observed.
8.      Frequently quizzes cadets in his/her platoon to see if they are knowledgeable of basic military material, chain of command, the names of leaders, etc.
9.      Attending NCO meetings when announced.
 
Squad Leaders
Squad leaders are responsible to their individual platoon sergeants for the following:
1.      The senior squad leader will form the platoon in the absence of the platoon sergeant.
2.      The discipline and appearance of the squad.
3.      Insures that he/she is thoroughly familiar with appropriate drill regulations.
4.      Insuring that his/her squad is trained to perform the flag detail and any other ceremony in which the squad is to participate.
5.      Observing his/her cadets when they are on any assigned detail.
6.      Making accurate reports of absentees at platoon and company formations.
7.      Knowing the name of each member of the squad and the shortages) of uniforms, uniform items, and other equipment issued to the squad or its members.
8.      Recommending promotions and demotions.
9.      Making weekly inspection of cadets in the squad.
 
 Team Leaders
1.      Responsible for the members of their team. 
2.      Ensure they follow instructions and display proper courtesy and respect. 
3.      The senior team leader will serve as the squad leader in his absence.
 
Cadets
Cadets that are not officers nor non-commissioned officers are responsible to the leaders (officers and non-commissioned officers) for the following:
1.      To live to the high standards of integrity, conduct, courtesy, loyalty, and personal appearance that is expected of all J.R.O.T.C. Cadets.
2.      To conduct themselves in a manner that at all times reflects credit upon the J.R.O.T.C. Battalion, the school and themselves personally.
3.      To obey all orders in a willing and cooperative manner.
4.      Maintain and wear the entire cadet uniform immaculately on the days prescribed.
5.      To be on time for all official formations.
6.      Properly safeguard and care for all equipment and material for which held accountable.
 
Special Assistant to the SAI
The Special Assistant to the SAI is appointed to that position because of unparalleled performance, dedication, appearance, and knowledge of J.R.O.T.C.. Some of the duties are as follows:
1.      Advises the BN Commander on matters pertaining to the corps of cadets.
2.      Assists the SAI in special subject instruction.
3.      Assists the SAI with special programs of cadet involvement with community relations.
4.      Assists J.R.O.T.C. instructors with enrollment at the high schools.
5.      Assists in liaison activities with parents of cadets and prospective cadets.
6.      Assists the SAI in coordinating and preparing news releases.

 

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