In the military, there are times when you must be a follower before a leader.
I had an
opportunity to experience both ends of the spectrum being enlisted Soldier and now as an
Leadership is a skill that you develop over time through experience with others.
Something that I learned over the years when placed in a leadership role and led is informing
your team of your expectations and asking your employee what expectations they have of you as
Everyone wants a leader to trust and know they will fight for them when things get
By understanding their expectations, you become a better leader and help them become
an even stronger team that can achieve anything (Bill Hoggs Associates, 2020).
This paper will
evaluate two letters of recommendation received by a supervisor and employee from a previous
workplace on my Leadership and work ethics.
Who did you reach out to, and what is their relation to you?
I reached out to Nicole Peacock, a previous Lead of Outpatient Medical Records at
Reynolds Army Health Clinic from 2015 through 2017. She oversaw 17 medical records
technicians who had many functions from the release of information, managing medical records
for over 45,000 beneficiaries, retiring medical records, in-processing, and out-processing 10,000
basic training medical records safeguarding sensitive documents or files.
I reached out to LTC
Martha Marie Stewart, my previous supervisors at Reynolds Army Health Clinic (RAHC) in Fort
Sill, Oklahoma. She served as the Deputy Commander of Administration from 2015 to 2017.
reported my daily operation and employee concerns for the Patient Administration Branch.
Who responded, and what did they have to say?