Run Fast and Shoot Straight: How to Win as a Second Lieutenant

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Center for Junior Officers, Social Sciences

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Congratulations! You just commissioned as a second lieutenant. Your college experience is now complete, and it is time to start anew. Now that you have arrived at your first unit, what can you do to stand out from your peers? How can you be recognized as the top of the pack? What can help you get a platoon or a coveted school slot? What can help with your annual officer evaluation report (OER)?

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