The Chain of Command
The chain of command in simple terms is the flow in which orders are issued and information is transferred. Orders will typically go from the top down, while information goes from the bottom up. Following the chain of command means that if a regular member is having problems or wishes to relay information, then they first go to their squad XO, then the squad XO goes to the squad leader and so on.

It is the duty of each officer of the United Armed Forces to enforce the rules and regulations of this handbook, and to carry out their appointed role to the best of their ability.
The General of the Army (Clan CO)
The General of the Army can promote anyone up to the rank of Army Chief of Staff. This position can only be occupied by the founder of the clan, or a member of his choosing. The clan founder holds the right to come back to this position at any time. The General of the Army holds absolute power within the clan and as such are not beholden to the rules and regulations of this handbook, nor can they be removed or have their decisions overturned. The chief role of the General of the Army is to oversee the wellbeing of the United Armed Forces.
Army Chief of Staff (Clan XO)
The Army Chief of Staff can to promote anyone up to the rank of colonel, with the consent of the General of the Army. They can veto any decision other than the General of the Army's. The Army Chief of Staff cannot be removed, vetoed, or overturned by anyone other than the General of the Army. The Army Chief of Staff of UAF is the second most ultimate authority in the clan. The Army Chief of Staff's chief responsibility is to oversee the day to day operations of the clan.
Judge Advocates (JAG Staff)
Judge Advocates are responsible for resolving internal conflicts, providing mediation between members, handing out disciplinary measures and providing security for the clan overall. Judge Advocates are appointed by the General of the Army. JAG is overseen by the Clan XO. Judge Advocates hold the rank of captain. They are considered Global Command staff.
Global Command and Global Command Staff
Global Command is primarily responsible for general clan administration. Members of Global Command are appointed by the General of the Army, and hold the rank of major. Each member of Global Command is responsible for a particular section of clan administration. Those that work under them as Global Command Staff hold various ranks. Their chief role is ensure the clan's administration runs smoothly. Specific tasks are as follows:

-> Ensuring the website and forums are kept up to date as well as managing the discord server.
-> Processing new recruits into the clan.
-> Handle clan diplomacy.
-> Graphical design.
-> Publishing clan news.
-> Inter-division relations.
Divisions and Division Commanders
Divisions are devoted to supporting one game as a whole. They are led by a Division Commander. Division Commanders are tasked with leading their division. Division Commanders are appointed by the General of the Army. They hold the rank of colonel. Their chief role is to ensure the stability, order, and continued growth of their division. Specific tasks are as follows:

-> Advising the Clan CO on the dismissal and appointment of division officers.
-> Advising Clan CO and XO on the operation of division-wide events. (E.g. Squad Wars)
-> Planning and chairing bi-weekly division command meetings where they will seek the counsel of division officers on how to run the division and tackle any challenges.
-> Informing Clan CO and XO regularly on the status of their division.
-> Carrying out the monthly promotions and awards as recommended by their division officers.
-> Ensuring division officers adhere to the requirements of their position.
Division Platoons and Platoon Commanders
Division Platoons are sub-groups of divisions. They focus on a particular in-game activity (e.g. PVP or PVE, casual or competitive, etc). They are led by a Platoon Commander. Platoon Commanders are appointed by the General of the Army. They hold the rank of major. Their chief role is to ensure their platoons mandate is carried out. Specific tasks are as follows:

-> Advising their Division Commander and the Clan CO on the dismissal and appointment of Squad CO's.
-> Planning events for their platoon members, where applicable.
-> Reporting on the activity of their platoon on a weekly basis to the Division Commander.
-> Placing inactive squad members on the AWOL list.
Division Squads and Squad Leaders
Squads are the base group for members of UAF. They vary from size depending on the division, but should be no larger than 12 members.Squad Leaders manage the squads of UAF. A squad leader is appointed by the General of the Army. They initially hold the rank of 2nd lieutenant and can be promoted up to captain. They have an XO to help them out with running the squad. The XO initially holds a rank of sergeant and can be promoted up to gunnery sergeant. The chief role of a Squad Leader is to ensure the morale, activity, and order of their squad. Specific tasks are as follows:

-> Advising their Division and Platoon Commander on the dismissal and appointment of Squad XO's.
-> Training their Squad XO to lead future squads.
-> Ensuring the attendance of squad members at required events. (E.g. Squad Wars, Practices)
-> Reporting on the activity of their squad members on a weekly basis to their Platoon Commander.
-> Recommending monthly promotions and awards for their squad members to their Platoon Commander.
Division Departments and Department Commanders
Division departments handle specific administration needs of divisions. Department Commanders manage the departments of UAF. A Department Commander is appointed by the General of the Army. They initially hold the rank of 2nd lieutenant, but can be promoted up to captain. Each division has two Departments; Morale, and Recruiting. Department Leaders are granted the ability to waive department rank requirements when needed. They have an XO to help them out with running the department. Their chief role is to ensure the mandate of their department is fulfilled.

-> The mandate of a Recruiting Department is the recruitment of quality people to grow the membership of their division.
-> The mandate of a Morale Department is to run regular recreation events for their division's members.

Specific tasks are as follows:

-> Advising the Division Commander on recommended changes to further fulfill the department's mandate.
-> Ensure that their department has sufficient staff to complete the department's mandate.
-> Ensure that the department members adhere to the requirements of the department.
-> Remove any department members who are not doing their jobs.
-> Reporting on the status of the department to the Division Commander on a weekly basis.



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