JLBC Cadet Corps: Leadership Roles


JLBC Cadet Corps: Leadership Roles

• JLBC Primary time manager for the JLBC company, effecting timeliness through JLBC NCO Chain

• Supervises unit support (admin, safety, supply, communications) operations

• Supervises and communicates with Platoon Sergeants

• Promotes proper use of military courtesies – enforces unit discipline in conduct and uniform

Initiates company formations

Company Executive Officer

The Executive Officer at the company level is responsible for managing the staff. They report to the Commanding Officer and ensure the Commander's message is communicated clearly and correctly to the command staff. The XO is typically responsible for managing day-to-day activities, freeing the Commander to concentrate on strategy and planning the unit's next moves.

The XO:

• Second in command; assumes command responsibilities in the Company Commander's absence

• Assigns tasks appropriately to company staff JLBC NCOs

• Supervises company awards program and promotes company honor unit point attainment

• The JLBC platoon leaders ensures dates and timelines

• Responsible for the safety and risk assessment of all company events

JLBC Company Commander

A Company Commander exercises full command and control over the JLBC unit and may exercise authority over unit personnel. A company command is considered a prestigious assignment. The JLBC Commander is ultimately responsible for the safety, efficiency, and training of everyone under their control. While a JLBC commanding officer retains the right to delegate responsibility, they have the responsibility of everyone in their charge. The Commander is held accountable for the actions of their JLBC Cadets. They oversee the moral leadership of JLBC Cadets by presenting themselves as a positive dominant moral influence.

The JLBC Company Commander:

• Establishes the tone and command climate of the company

• Sets priorities for the company training and missions

• Guides collective training and accountability of the company

• Leads the company at battalion formations, ensuring

subordinates perform drills properly

• Provides instruction and counseling to subordinate commanders

concerning command and leadership

• Ensures the company is prepared for all missions and inspections

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