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1 Yellow Card What is a yellow card ? Why do we write yellow cards ? CDT CMD Form RWhy do we write yellow cards ?How do yellow cards work with blue cards ?CDT CMD Form 156-4A-R
2 YELLOW CARD FRONTWhite, McKinleyBuc BNBN CDR31JAN-4FEB6 FEB 11
3 S: (Describe Situation, duty position, how many subordinates, etc.,) CADET SELF ASSESSMENT REPORTCadetUnitDuty PositionDatesCard ___ of___SUMMARY OF PERFORMANCE (Describe the Situation, assigned Task, the Action taken, and the Results.) Use a continuation Card if Necessary.S: (Describe Situation, duty position, how many subordinates, etc.,)T: (Describe the first of at least 3 Tasks given; include what, why, and where)A: (Describe Actions taken to complete task)A: (Continue describing Actions taken; often it takes more than one action)R: (Describe Result of Actions. Was Task completed to standard?)T: (Describe the next Task given; include what, why, and where)A: (Describe Actions taken to complete task)A: (Continue describing Actions taken; often it takes more than one action)R: (Describe Result of Actions. Was Task completed to standard?)T: (Describe the next Task given; include what, why, and where)A: (Describe Actions taken to complete task)A: (Continue describing Actions taken; often it takes more than one action)R: (Describe Result of Actions. Was Task completed to standard?)3
4 S – Assigned BN S-3 from 12JAN11 to 8MAY11, in charge of Company containing 42 cadets charged with overall performance of Cadet training.T – Conduct Troop Leading Procedures (TLP’s). (Receive Mission, WARNO, OPORD)A – One week prior to leadership lab, got together with company leadership and issued a warning order, giving them any and all information available at that time.A – Received the mission, took copious notes, asked pertinent questions.A – Immediately following the operations order brief, issued warning order #2, which contained the time & place of my operations order briefing.A – Issued a complete 5 paragraph operations order and utilized the risk management process while planning training.A-Used a clear and concise voice, ensuring my intent was clearly understood by conducting a thorough back brief.A – Assigned primary and assistant instructors for labA-Ensured that instructors were knowledgeable and rehearsed on their topics.R – Instructors were thoroughly briefed and prepared for training prior to execution.
5 T – Conduct Leadership Lab, After Actions Review (AAR), and Change of Command. A – Ensured my element was trained to the highest standard by rehearsing classes with instructors paying close attention to accuracy of material.A – Enthusiastically offered excellent feedback during after actions review in order to improve my subordinates’ standards and capabilities.A – Formally conducted change of command ensuring positive future performance by giving detailed continuity information to my successor.A – Correctly and neatly completed Cadet Self-Assessment Report and turned in to my evaluator on timeR – Element was 100% present, highly trained & motivated.T – Conduct Physical Training (PT) Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning.A – Prepared a physical training plan for my group and discussed plan with higher no later than one week prior to execution.A – Ensured all my personnel knew proper uniform, formation times and locations, ensuring 100% attendance & accountability.A – Ensured that my element reached muscle failure in push-ups and sit-ups and had a minimum of 20 minutes of cardio respiratory workout.R – Element was 100% present, well trained and highly motivated
6 (List the Strong Dimensions from the evaluation.) My Strongest Dimensions: (list 1, 2 or 3)Dimensions I need to Improve: (list 1, 2 or 3)(List 1, 2 or 3 of the Leadership Dimensions on Blue Card and describe why each is a strong point.)(List 1, 2 or 3 of the Leadership Dimensions on Blue Card and describe why each is a weak point.)E S NEEORComplete self-assessment to this point and turn it in prior to counseling.Cadet Summary of Counseling*NOTE: This Section Cannot Be Completed Before Counseling!*My Strongest Dimensions (As Noted by Evaluator):Dimensions to Improve (As Noted by Evaluator):Actions I Plan to Take:(List the Strong Dimensions from the evaluation.)(List the Weak Dimensions from the evaluation.)(Write Specific actions that will sustain Strong Dimensions and Improve the Weak ones as noted in the Evaluation.)Cadet’s SignatureDate6
7 Sustain- Improve- Actions I plan to take- CO- Utilized terrain model kit effectively during operations order brief, having an assistant move parts during my briefing.DK- I demonstrated a through understanding of knock out a bunker tactics in accordance with FMImprove-PS- Need to develop better understanding of operations orders skeletons and prepare myself before lab.IP- Develop a better sense of awareness, in regards to how my subordinates view my leadership abilities.Actions I plan to take-IP- Continually evaluate my squad members’ reactions to my leadership style.MB- Seek guidance from 2LT Kilgore on improving my voice inflection when giving commands.
9 TTPsFill out all sections of the card in pencil EXCEPT the signature block.Sell yourself to the evaluator, explain your actions during the counseling.Apply the techniques you would use when creating a resume.Write out your thoughts on paper then transfer to the card.Take note of your actions throughout the week.Settle any disputes and ask any questions before you sign the blue card.
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