Leadership Training

Leadership Training

Leadership Traits

Use the Acronym; JJ DID TIE BUCKLE as a memory tool to learn the 14 Leadership Traits.

  • Judgment – Using facts to make sound decisions.
  • Justice – Being impartial.
  • Decisiveness – Ability to reach decisions.
  • Initiative – Seeing what has to be done, and getting it done without being told.
  • Dependability – Completing your tasks thoroughly, accurately, and on time.
  • Tact – Ability to deal with others without causing offense.
  • Integrity – Complete truth and honesty.
  • Endurance – Mental and physical strength.
  • Bearing – Creating a favorable impression (Appearance).
  • Unselfishness – Not providing for your own comfort at the expense of others.
  • Courage – Mental quality that recognizes fear of danger or criticism and overcomes it.
  • Knowledge – Learning information.
  • Loyalty – Faithfulness to what is important to you.
  • Enthusiasm – Sincere interest in performing your task.

Leadership Principles

Use the Acronym; KKK BITES Dumb Math Students as a memory tool to learn the 11 Leadership Principles

  • Know yourself and seek self-improvement.
  • Know your team members and look out for their welfare.
  • Keep the people you are leading informed.
  • Be technically proficient.
  • Insure that the task is understood, supervised, and accomplished.
  • Train your cadets as a team.
  • Employ your team in accordance with its capabilities.
  • Set the example.
  • Develop a sense of responsibility among team members.
  • Make sound and timely decisions.
  • Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions.

Responsibilities of the Cadet Leader

  • Know your job.
  • Carry out assignments promptly.
  • Use initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Always set the example for others to follow.
  • Keep your MCJROTC Instructors informed at all times.
  • Know cadet regulations and follow them.
  • Lead and teach drill and other classroom activities.
  • Maintain high standards of conduct for yourself.
  • Be enthusiastic, tactful, and always maintain your integrity.
  • Treat everyone with respect.
  • Be a good teacher and mentor to other cadets.
  • Deal fairly and impartially with your fellow cadets.
  • Be unselfish.

Objectives of Leadership

  • Mission Accomplishment.
  • Welfare of the team.