Rather blatantly stolen from John Donovan.
“Team: Effective immediately, the reflective belt is no longer a mandatory part of the Tropic Lightning PRT uniform. In the future, I expect leaders to conduct a proper risk assessment to determine when and where reflective belts are required for safety. As an example, road guards with reflective belts should be employed when a unit is conducting a formation run or foot march on a road that is not closed for PRT.
This change is intended to promote decentralized decision making and adaptive leadership skills. Encourage your subordinates to use their best judgment and do the right thing based on conditions and the task to be trained.
Please get the word out.
The commanding general of the 25th Infantry Division just pushed authority down to subordinate leaders. In today’s risk averse society, that’s pretty incredible. Maybe if this works out, we can see this as the beginning of a trend.