Jun/July 2010 newsletter

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  • 1. This tour has really opened my The Official Publication of Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion eyes and has truly given me a new JUN/JUL 2010 Vol 1, Issue 6 outlook on the Army. I was able to say to my 16 year old, We can talk when you are old enough. I think I not only shocked him by saying it, but I also shocked myself just hearing the words being spoken out of mymouth. ~ Tina Gillow Career Institute of Technology Educators Visit HomE of tHE QuartErmastEr page 4 STAND PROUD. STAND UNITED. STAND ARMY STRONG
  • 2. CONTENTS JUN/JUL 2010 Vol 1, Issue 6 Departments COMMUNICATION 3 LEADERSHIP CORNER Command and Control Recruiting Functions Intelligence Sustainment Decisive Shaping Prospecting 4 BATTALION NEWS RECRUITING OPERATION PLAN 8 Training Interviewing Sustaining 6 Future 7 EDUCATION Soldiers Processing 8 COLD STEEL FAMILY StudentS Commander 9 COMPANY CORNER taking Lt. Col. Stephen B. Lockridge 12 ARMY NEWS active Command Sgt. Major Command Sgt. Maj. RoleS 7 Reginald K. Washington Harrisburg Battalion Vision Harrisburg Battalion is committed to deliver excellence from recruiting with integrity and providing Chief of Advertising & Public Affairs quality service members as the strength of our all-volunteer Army. We strive to consistently achieve Staci Cretu mission requirements and inspire Americans to proudly serve within the profession of arms in support of their Nation. Public Affairs Specialist, Associate Editor Bill Irwin Harrisburg Battalion Mission With integrity and selfless service, the Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion provides strength to the Army, Public Affairs Specialist, cares for the Soldiers, civilians, and families and develops community support for the military. Associate Editor Christine June Administrative Assistant, Layout Design 1st Brigade Mission Angela D. Walter Victory Brigade prospects, processes, and sustains future soldiers to achieve its FY10 precision mission requirements within the DA quality marks and resources allocated while simultaneously expanding both its market and number of partners; executes specified training and Command initiatives though The Battalion Newsletter is authorized by discipline and adhering to standards in accordance with Army Values and Ethos all the while ensuring AR360-1 for members of the U.S. Army. Contents of this publication are not necessarily the official views, or endorsement by the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army, or the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. The Newsletter is published bi-monthly by the Advertising and Public Affairs (A&PA) Office, U.S. Recruiting Battalion - Harrisburg. Please mail or e-mai submissions and letters to: A&PA U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Harrisburg, 54 M Ave., Suite 11 New Cumberland, PA 17070 COMM: (717) 770-6721 FAX: (717) 770-2707 E-mail: [email protected] The Newsletter is currently distributed electronically and will be sent to everyone on the battalion distribution list and to those who request a copy. Deadline submissions for Aug/Sept. edition is Sept. 15. 2
  • 3. LEADERSHIP CORNER Building more resilient Teams T he Army is People. They are the engine behind our capabilities, and the Soldier remains the centerpiece of our formation. As leaders, we have a duty to take care of Soldiers and ensure they continue to progress as contrib- ing an environment to better serve, live, connect, and grow. Programs endorsed by the command consist of uting members of the Army family by improving leadership skills and capa- but are not limited to the following: bilities. Through our training and daily actions, our team illustrates that we Leased Housing, Gym Memberships, understand and practice this fundamental tenant every day; however, there is Work Hour Policy, Marriage Retreats, still room for improvement in developing our Sodiers through emphasis on an Family Time, Organization Days, Vic- area that significantly impacts Soldiers attitudes toward service, training, and tory Brigade Risk Assessment and mission accomplishment - well-being. Counseling, Military Family Life Con- sultants, and Personal Financial Coun- What is Well-Being? selors, and Command Chaplains. Well-being is defined as the personal-physical, material, mental, and Lt. Col. Stephen B. Lockridge spiritual-state of Soldiers, civilians, and their Families that contributes to their Leader Responsibility Battalion Commander preparedness to perform the Armys mission It is our responsibility to become familiar with these programs and resources available in order to provide bet- Mission and Goals ter quality Soldiers and stronger Families within our formation. Know your Army well-being is directly linked to the relevance and readiness of our Soldiers and their Families; discuss how to best leverage these programs and Army. Well- being programs focus on meeting the needs of Soldiers (Active resources with intent of making our Army stronger. Duty, Army National Guard and Army Reserve), DA Civilians, Veterans, Retirees and Families - before, during, and after deployment