#HR leaders reach out to noncommissioned officers at #FortBliss town hall
FORT BLISS, Texas -- Is it true that assignment officers at Army Human Resources Command save the great jobs for their friends? Or, that assignment officers sit on the promotion boards? HRC's Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell Jefferson has heard many of the fallacies about HRC and urges Soldiers to reject the myths. "A lot of [the negativity] is [because of a] lack of education," Jefferson said before a town hall for senior noncommissioned officers in December at Fort Bliss, Texas. "What we try to do is inform the field of what we are doing and why we do it." If a Soldier doesn't get the promotion or assignment he or she wants, "it's not because the assignment manager doesn't like you or doesn't want to send you to those locations," he said. "It's because you have to meet certain criteria. The way we dispel those myths is to talk Soldiers through it and educate the leaders. The le...