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Preparation For Deployment

Developmental counseling statement sample covering Preparation For Deployment

Counseling Sample For:

  • Preparation For Deployment

Possible Key Points To Discuss During Counseling:

  • Deployment check list
  • Packing list
  • Shots
  • Orders
  • Transportation
  • Items allowed and not allowed to take
  • Storage of POV
  • Securing personal property and equipment
  • Paying bills
  • Attend deployment briefings (with spouse if applicable)
  • Contacting family while deployed

Possible Plans of Action:

  • Get a copy of the deployment checklist
  • Inventory personal clothing and equipment, far enough in advance, in order to have enough time to pick up any items needed prior to packing
  • Check with the Troop Medical Clinic for the necessary shots if applicable
  • Pick up orders from battalion
  • Get itinerary for travel to and from deployment
  • Make the necessary arrangements to store POV
  • Inventory all personal property and equipment being left behind and store it in wall locker. Supply sergeant will band all wall lockers the day before deployment with soldiers present (If applicable).
  • Write out a plan to pay bills while deployed (maybe allotments).
  • Write family or call them to let them know what day you are deploying and that you will write at least once a week while deployed
  • Attend all deployment briefings and if married will attend briefings with spouse.

Possible Leader Responsibilities:

  • Assist the soldier in obtaining deployment checklist
  • Inventory high value items with the soldier and band the soldier’s wall locker
  • Make arrangement to store soldier’s POV
  • Attend deployment briefings with the soldiers and their spouses

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