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ADRP 1 - The Army Profession

ADRP 1 – The Army Profession

14 Jun 2015

ADRP 1, The Army Profession, augments ADP 1, The Army. This ADRP defines and describes the Army Profession and the Army Ethic. It expands the discussion on the Army’s dual nature as a military department of the United States Government and, more importantly, a military profession.

ADP 1 - The Army

ADP 1 – The Army

17 Sep 12 (C1: 7 Nov 12, C2: 6 Aug 13)

Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 1 is prepared under the direction of the Chief of Staff of the Army and is his vision for the Army. It states what the Army is, what the Army does, how the Army does it, and where the Army is going. It establishes the Army’s contribution to America’s landpower. ADP 1 delineates the Army’s mission, purpose, and roles, deriving them from the Constitution; the Congress, in Title 10, United States Code; and the Department of Defense, in Department of Defense Directive 5100.01.

ADRP 6-22 – Army Leadership

ADRP 6-22 – Army Leadership

1 Aug 12 (C1: 10 Sep 12)

Army doctrine reference publication (ADRP) 6-22 expands on the leadership principles established in Army doctrine publication (ADP) 6-22. ADRP 6-22 describes the Army’s view of leadership, outlines the levels of leadership (direct, organizational, and strategic), and describes the attributes and core leader competencies across all levels.

ADP 6-22 – Army Leadership

ADP 6-22 – Army Leadership

10 September 2012

Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 6-22, Army Leadership, establishes the Army leadership principles that apply to officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted Soldiers as well as Army Civilians.

FM 6-22 Leader Development

FM 6-22 – Leader Development

03 June 2015

FM 6-22 Leader Development provides a doctrinal framework covering methods for leaders to develop other leaders, improve their organizations, build teams, and develop themselves.

AR 600-100, Army Profession and Leadership Policy Cover Image

AR 600-100, Army Profession and Leadership Policy

5 Apr 2017

Army Regulation 600-100 prescribes Army Profession and leadership policy and sets forth responsibilities for all aspects of Army Profession and leadership doctrine, training, and research.

ATP 6-22.1 The Counseling Process

ATP 6-22.1 The Counseling Process

01 July 2014

Army Techniques Publication (ATP) 6-22.1 provides doctrinal guidance for all leaders, military and civilian, responsible for planning, preparing, executing, and assessing counseling actions. Trainers and educators throughout the Army will also use this publication.

ATP 6-22.6 Army Team Building

ATP 6-22.6 Army Team Building

01 July 2014

ATP 6-22.6, Army Team Building, expands upon this principle by offering fundamentals of team building and specific techniques for building and maintaining effective teams. This ATP describes the major activities of Army team building. This ATP also provides a method for team assessments.

TC 7-21.13 Soldier's Guide

TC 7-21.13 Soldier's Guide

30 Nov 15

This training circular is meant to be a reference for subjects in which all Soldiers must maintain proficiency, regardless of rank, component, or military occupational specialty (MOS).

DA PAM 600-25, U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Guide

DA PAM 600-25, U.S. Army NCO Professional Development Guide

11 Sep 15

This pamphlet provides guidance on Noncommissioned Officer professional development programs for each of the Army's military occupational specialties.

The Armed Forces Officer

The Armed Forces Officer

2017

This new edition of The Armed Forces Officer articulates the ethical and moral underpinnings at the core of our profession. The special trust and confidence placed in us by the Nation we protect is built upon this foundation.

Ethical Standards for All Hands

Ethical Standards for All Hands

04 Aug 17

Memorandum for all Department of Defense Employees by the 26th Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis

Supplemental Publications

Leader Development Improvement Guide

Leader Development Improvement Guide

01 Feb 18

This Leader Development Improvement Guide (LDI Guide) provides Army leaders at all levels with ideas and activities for professional growth, development, and continuous learning that can be incorporated into an Individual Leadership Development Plan (ILDP) or used informally when a leader wants to improve in a particular area. Leaders at all levels can use this guide to jump start their ideas for self development.

Virtual Improvement Center (VIC) Catalog

Virtual Improvement Center (VIC) Catalog

01 Sep 12

As part of its mission CAL has produced numerous developmental materials and a Virtual Improvement Center (VIC) to easily deliver high quality leader development training to all Army leaders. This document describes the VIC and the leader development materials located therein.

Army Leader Development Strategy (ALDS)

Army Leader Development Strategy (ALDS)

01 Jan 2013

The Army Leader Development Strategy, or ALDS, outlines the Army senior leaders’ vision and strategy for leader development of all Army professionals through lifelong training, education and experiences acquired through opportunities in the operational, institutional and self-development domains.

Leadership Attributes and Competencies Reference Card

Leadership Attributes and Competencies Reference Card

01 Feb 19

The Leadership Attributes and Competencies Reference Card (LARC) enables leaders to evaluate leader performance during exercises.

Army Handbook for Self-Development

Army Handbook for Self-Development

This handbook draws on lessons from the field, educational and leadership research, and applicable Army regulations and doctrine to provide you with state-of-the-art guidance on designing and implementing your own program of self-development.

Commander’s Handbook For Unit Leader Development

Commander’s Handbook For Unit Leader Development

This handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders. The handbook supports this goal by:

  1. Translating Army leader feedback for developing leaders into quick applications
  2. Prioritizing leader development activities under conditions of limited resources
  3. Integrating unit leader development into already occurring day-to-day activities
  4. Integrating FM 6-22 leader attributes and competencies consistently across Army leader development doctrine.
Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises

Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises

This handbook is designed to provide O/T’s and leaders in the chain of the command the tools and techniques needed to identify and feed back to leaders what their leadership looks like and how it impacts Soldier performance and mission accomplishment.

Exercises For Improving Judgment

Exercises For Improving Judgment

01 May 2016

This resource is intended for junior leaders who encounter situations requiring careful judgment, to include company grade officers as well as junior and mid-level non-commissioned officers who must exercise good judgment.

Producing Alignment and Leading Collectively

Producing Alignment and Leading Collectively

01 May 2016

This workbook contains a set of stories developed to facilitate critical thinking about the types of leadership practices that produce alignment and how the presence or absence of alignment affects mission success and goal achievement. The intent is to raise leaders’ awareness of ways and reasons for increasing alignment and to familiarize leaders with skills for producing alignment and potential benefits this brings to mission accomplishment.

U.S. Army Performance Evaluation Guide

U.S. Army Performance Evaluation Guide

15 Jan 14

This Guide is intended as a concise description of different levels of Army leadership competencies and attributes.

NCOER Performance Measures Supplement

NCOER Performance Measures Supplement

30 Nov 15

This supplement assists NCOER preparation by provoking and stimulating thought for specific thoughts and comments.

Army Handbook For Leadership Transition

Army Handbook For Leadership Transitions

The Army Leader Transitions Handbook provides leaders with a step-by-step process for assuming a new leadership role starting from the time the leader is notified of the new leadership position to first day actions and considerations for the first 90 days and beyond.