FA 30 Mentorship

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FA 30s–What are you looking for in a mentor?  Let me backtrack a little… 

A while back, MAJ Brian Adamson–an FA 30 officer and the Ft. Leavenworth ROCKS chapter president–sent me this article–http://www.army.mil/article/77083/In the article, the Army Chief of Staff asks for mentorship help from ROCKS members.   

 So, we want to ask FA 30s–what are you looking for in a mentor?  What type of mentorship would you find most valuable?  Formal or informal?  Position specific?  

Let us know!

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2 Comments on "FA 30 Mentorship"

  1. ipoadministrator May 24, 2012 at 6:57 pm ·

    Hi, again, studentx. Just want to let you know you have the option of requesting a mentor through the Army Career Tracker (https://actnow.army.mil). Let us know if you or anyone you know has taken advantage of this program.

  2. studentx May 17, 2012 at 5:47 pm ·

    I would love to see mentors that are position specific as I did in my basic branch, but since we are a functional area with lots of inconsistency on what are specific job is supposed to be, the topic almost seems moot. The best aspects of prior mentor-mentee relationships has been the informal relationship. Once you formalize a process, it quickly loses the desired qualities.

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