Yes I was. The first time I became a squad leader was a true learning experience. I had to learn to control my language and what I found and could not say to soldiers. The second time I had the job it wasn't bad. As and 11C. It gave me a new respect for leadership. I know as a private thru Spec 4 I didn't care and thought it was a joke but soon as I got corporal and Sgt. Leadership got real and I thought of how wrong I was in my earlier years in the military. Now in the civilian world it has made me a good supervisor and manager. I'm glad I got the experience I did as a squad leader.
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