A Chapter 13 discharge from the Army indicates that the soldier has been released from service due to unsatisfactory performance. This may be due to a failed PT test, a failed weapons qualification or required training or simply if the commanding officer believes the soldier cannot perform required duties.
Before a Chapter 13 can occur, it must be shown that further attempts at rehabilitation will have no effect, that the retention of the soldier will have a negative impact on the unit or the Army, that there is little or no potential for advancement, and that the circumstances causing the problem are not likely to end in the near future.Learn More
A memorial flag case is a case or shadowbox that holds an American flag typically honoring a soldier who died in combat. The flag can also be used to honor veterans who die after completing military service.Full Answer >
There is only one correct way to salute like a soldier. Soldiers stand at the position of attention with their bodies straight, their heels together and their left hands by their side. The right hand is raised so that the fingertips are just barely touching the corner of right eye.Full Answer >
With the right diet and exercise any overweight person, whether civilian or a soldier, can safely lose up to 5 pounds per week. Although more weight can potentially be shed, it would involve taking some extreme measures which could be detrimental to one's health.Full Answer >
A military ribbon checker is a way to verify how military ribbons should be correctly worn depending on what ribbons the soldier is authorized to wear. Military ribbon checkers are online programs and websites where soldiers can go, select authorized ribbons and see a picture of how they are worn.Full Answer >