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MIL 401 - The Army Officer

(3 units)
Course focuses on development of the Army Officer, including abilities to plan, resource, assess training at the small unit level; counsel subordinates and evaluate performance; teach values and ethics, legal responsibilities, and career planning.

Prerequisite(s): MIL 302 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. discuss mission command philosophy and its guiding principles to facilitate their successful participation in command and control activities and their development as military professionals.
2. discuss how and why commanders cross-functionally organize their staff in a way to most efficiently exercise mission command and to command and control military operations.
3. demonstrate the knowledge and skills that will allow them to research, develop and deliver an effective information briefing.
4. discuss the concepts of Army Leader ethics and embrace equal opportunity program as it relates to the Army Values, Warrior Ethos, Soldier’s creed, and embrace the Army’s SHARP program.
5. discuss and apply the concepts of the Law of Land Warfare and the Rules of Engagement (ROEs).
6. collaborate with the news media, enabling them to effectively communicate information and unit messages in an honest, professional manner as ambassadors of the US Army and the Army Profession.
7. explain punishment, common officer roles, search and seizure procedures, and a Soldier’s rights and become familiar with administrative, discipline and separation procedures.


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