Special Duty Assignment

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Current Training Status: You have completed your seven level upgrade training and your teaching internship. You still need to complete a speech class in order to finish your Community College of the Air Force Degree. You must fulfill this requirement within one year of assignment to instructor duty, which is due by October 2017. Team Member Most Probably Preferred Role: I have noticed that you are a very assertive, independent person that holds yourself to high standards. With the characteristics mentioned above, I believe your preferred team role would be as an executor. Cognitive Preference Behaviors/Indicators: I have noticed that you like to use the rules to solve problems and prefer more structure. In addition,…show more content…
However, you will not be able to take another special duty assignment until you fulfill another operational assignment after you are done here at the schoolhouse. Having two, special duty assignments on your records will look attractive to board members eyes during promotion panels. Being a military training instructor will fit your team roles of an executor, since you are assertive, independent, and have high standards. I feel you will have no problem lighting up a trainee, who loses their military bearing. This will also be an appropriate tie in with your cognitive preference of an adaptor, since you use the rules to solve problems and prefer structure and have supportive, consistent, and methodical values. As a military training instructor, you will have to work within a heavily structured environment, which I believe you would enjoy. Additionally, you will value the need to show trainees how to roll their shirts meticulously. You will be helping the Air Force by being the first impression an enlisted member gets from the military by setting the tone and standards for the rest of their careers. This is one of the most important jobs in the Air Force and they will be in trusting you with their most valuable assets, brand new…show more content…
The path you will need to take would be first become our course developer that requires you to take two classes, technical writer course and analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation course. As a course developer, you will be in charge of ensuring our course material is up-to-date and error free. Furthermore, if there is a high missed question on a test, you will have to rewrite the question to make it more understandable. By being assertive and having high standards, as an executor will help you with this position, but you will be out of your comfort zone since all the team roles will play a part as a course developer. I believe this will be a good learning experience for you to grow as a leader. As an adapter, with the value of being meticulous, will be a good characteristic for going through our material with a fine toothcomb, to ensure there are no errors. This position will also take you out of your comfort zone, as you will need to be innovative at times. Once again, I believe this will be a good learning experience for you to grow as a leader. This will help the Air Force by ensuring that the brand new Airmen get the most up-to-date and accurate information for their new career. By giving the new Airmen the proper education, will give them the foundation they need to put nuclear missiles on alert, providing the Air Force with a global strike
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