Importance of Being at Appointed Place of Duty

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Why it is imporntant to show up for formation on time. It is always imporntant to show up on time so that way your leadership knows and has accountablity of you at all

times. If for some reason you were not to show up on time and you were not to tell them they would be heald accountable for your abscence. Also not only would they

get into trouble it would also be your ass for in the army shit roles down hill. If you think you are going to be late or something has happened that you cant control

it is always good to let your chain of command know as soon as possible so that they are aware of you abscence and can be tracking so that way they can let

either First Sergeant or the commander know and can make plans to accomodate you in any way that you might need. If in any case you are not able to get ahold of your

leadership make sure you get get an alliby to confirm your wear abouts. Because apparently just because someone says that you werent there even though they were not there

is good enough for someone to believe them. So if in any case take pictures and get a note. Also failure to report to your place of duty can result in a negative counseling

statement and and further (UCMJ) Uniform Code of Military Justice, which can result in loss of pay, rank, and time. And nobody wants to loose any of that.256 If you are

also late with out reason or cause it can effect other members in your company and/or battery. By taking away privileges and freedom such as getting to run your errands

by yourself with out an escort, get off early through out the week these small things which some people take for granted. So these are reasons for why one shoud not be

late to formation and to always be in the right place at the right time. Small measures that you can do to make sure that you are not late make sure you always have a

call roster on hand with all of your chain of commands numbers or make sure you at least have them programmed in your...
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