FORSCOM Headquarters, US Army Forces Command
Start with simplifying requirements and expectations that supports creating an effective operational work environment. Just because a training focus is mandatory doesn't mean it has to be conducted quarterly, semi-annually, or annually. Repetition doesn't equate to success; thus, adjust frequency of training to match mass personnel turnover rate. Imagine SHARP, suicide prevention, fraternization, ethics, cyber security, EEO, AT training, etc. conducted every 2-3 years then organizations can focus on actual leadership development, MOS specific, and organizational readiness with less interruption.
By getting rid of flag officers. All joking aside, the best way to get away from it is to return to a mission base Focus. We need a fundamental shift and our mindset away from a Garrison mentality to a warrior mentality and stop worrying about all of this social engineering nonsense.
1LT (Join to see) all leaders know and understand the problem. It's having the courage to explain to your higher that doing anything other than your core METL or METS tasks takes away from valuable training time. Also remember this. A leader can do just about anything for their troops. The hardest thing that you will ever do is carve out white space (time) for your leaders to plan for, rehearse, and then conduct realistic training with an AAR.
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