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JLBC Cadet Corps: Leadership Roles


JLBC Cadet Corps: Leadership Roles

• Primary time manager for the company, affecting timeliness through 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

JLBC Company Executive Officer

The Executive Officer at the company level is responsible for managing the staff. They report to the Commanding Officer and are in charge of ensuring 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 NCOs

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

• The platoon leaders meet ensures dates and timelines

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

JLBC Company Commander

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

The 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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