Military Persuasive Paper to Convince Higher Headquarters.
Last October, Soldier was stopped by military police for not stopping at a flashing red light and received a DUI. Soldier had 1 passenger at the time but, no one got hurt. Soldier has since then received punishment from leadership but, has a chance to redeem one’s self. Higher headquarters wants to file incident in permanent record which would have a major impact on Soldier’s career if Soldier wants to continue service.
Soldier has an opportunity to present a persuasive paper to convince higher headquarters not to file incident permanently.
List of Reasons why Incident Should not be Filed Permanently:
- Soldier has a family (Spouse & 3-year-old).
- Soldier has been stressed due to COVID-19 and the workload because of it.
- Soldier is currently receiving help for drinking problems.
- Soldier has never been in any kind of trouble in the military.
- Soldier has been serving in the U.S. Army for 6 years.
- Soldier wants to continue service and retire at 20 years of service.
- Soldier wants to retire as a First Sergeant.
- Soldier loves to lead subordinate Soldiers.
- Soldier inspires to be an instructor for junior Soldiers.
- Soldier is a role model for 3 younger siblings.
- Soldier will take the experience from this incident to deter other Soldiers from making the same mistake.
- Soldier has learned from mistake and vows to never let it happen again.