CSM – CLAN SERGEANT MAJOR: As the CLAN CSM you are the driving force of the CLAN. You work with the XO and 1SGs making sure that all the KNIGHTs in the CLAN are taken care of from awards and recognition to ensuring that all manning needs are met. Additionally you also work for the XO ensuring that all CLAN needs and issues are identified and dealt with appropriately. As a member of the KNIGHTS ADVISORY BOARD you are the primary advisor on ALL CLAN needs. Specific and general duties include but are not limited to:
1. AWARDS – Receive all awards that are required to go to the CO/XO. Ensure all required information accompanies the request. Present to the XO for actionor forwarding to the CO for approval. Track all awards to their conclusion minimizing delays in the process. Maintain a CLAN database of all -AK- awards by KNIGHT, PLATOON and COMPANY.
2. CLAN MANNING - Track all manning needs within the CLAN. To include all personnel needs, inactive members, transfers, promotion needs and dismissals.
a. Work with the CLAN RECRUITER, tracking prospective members and applications to ensure timely resolution.
b. Ensure INDOCTRINATION procedures are conducted with all new KNIGHTs.
c. As a member of the KNIGHTs ADVISORY BOARD, work with the XO and all COMPANY 1SGs to ensure all CLAN manning needs are identified, tracked and solutions implemented.
3. Liaison - Maintain communications with the COMPANY 1SGs to keep abreast of issues at all levels. Solve issues where able based on CLAN directives and leadership direction. Otherwise bring issues to CO/XO for direction.
a. Track all issues, keep leadership aware of all issues whether solved or open.
4. Advisor - Act as an advisor to the CO/XO in all matters pertaining to the welfare of the CLAN and its KNIGHTs.
5. Admin - Perform additional duties as needed, identified or otherwise directed by the CO/XO.