Emmanuel Ulate 4th Platoon
In this essay we are going to discuss the things I would change if I was the commander for one day and the lasting affects the changes would cause. The process for phasing up, everything you do as phase 4, the acg shift and the way the sixty-eight alpha course is done are all things I would change and will discuss in this essay.
First and foremost, I would like the permission to speak freely because I want to say what's on my mind because since I arrived to AIT I thought this phasing process is the most ridiculous process I've ever heard of in my entire life and I want to address it. With all due respect to the people who thought of these absurd rules, but I think it is the biggest waste of time for AIT soldiers who should be focused on the main objective being in AIT, school and studying for school.
Yes I know that a lot of basic training soldiers who just graduated come here and think its time to party and go to school like this is some college campus so I understand you have to have rules and regulations to keep those students in check. BUT how about the mature adults who are twenty five to thirty five years old and have to come and put up with these rules that make us feel like children. Take the prior service soldiers who come in and don't have to deal with these ridiculous rules, why can't the higher ups take AIT soldiers who are married and have families into consideration and allow the automatic phasing after time served especially after passing the first course, which I will go into detail later on. Some of the older students should in the age range I mentioned should be allow to phase up as soon as the first course is done and the student has passed the course. I can not stress enough the fact the just passing the first course at the fast pace that the military expects us to pass it in is a feat in itself, guaranteed most the people that come into the army at that stage in their life is going to have a...
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