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JLBC Cadets the principal duties of the JLBC company commander are to:

JLBC Cadets the principal duties of the JLBC company commander are to:

(a) JLBC Commands the company at all formations.

(b) Ensure that all JLBC company members know and use the chain of command.

(c) Consult the training schedule, study the drill references, and ensure that you and your

subordinates are prepared to instruct.

(d) Check with the instructor staff daily before formation to obtain any changes or other

information they may want to be announced.

(e) Seek advice from the JLBC battalion commander or the JLBC instructor staff when encountering a

problem to which you do not know the answer.

(f) Execute the JLBC battalion commander's orders as if they were your orders, even though

you may personally disagree with them.

(g) Conduct short inspections at every formation, making on-the-spot corrections as

necessary; follow-up to ensure that deficiencies from earlier inspections are corrected.

(h) Make each cadet an influential member of the team; take an interest in them and their

problems; offer advice and help them solve their problems.

(i) Make on-the-spot corrections at any time to ensure that all members of the company

understand and comply with cadet regulations.

(j) Keep the company executive officer informed in case of your absence.


The cadet battalion executive officer (XO) supervises, directs, and coordinates the cadet battalion staff to prevent overlapping efforts and ensure that the commander's desires are understood and achieved. The cadet battalion XO keeps the team informed of the commander's policies and keeps the cadet battalion commander informed of the status of projects assigned to the staff. The cadet battalion XO assumes command of the cadet battalion in the absence of the cadet battalion commander.

The primary duties of the cadet battalion XO are to:

(a) Organize the cadet battalion staff properly and ensure that it works as a team.

(b) Inspect the work of the cadet battalion staff and make other inspections as

directed by the cadet battalion


(c) Ensure that the battalion staff officers prepare and submit reports on time and

are engaged in future planning.

(d) Act as the commander of troops during ceremonies.

(e) Ensure that instructions and orders issued to the cadet battalion are following the

established policies of the cadet battalion commander; report all violations of orders to

the cadet battalion commander.

(f) Perform other duties assigned by the cadet battalion commander or the instructor staff.

BATTALION COORDINATING STAFF OFFICERS (Usually Cadet Captains/ Majors) 1. Battalion Adjutant (S-1)

The battalion adjutant is the administrative assistant to the battalion commander. The adjutant is also responsible for performing other administrative duties assigned by the battalion commander, battalion executive officer, or the instructor staff.

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