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Squad Leader Development Program (SLDP)

SLDP professionalizes the squad leader billet by synchronizing the professional military education and advanced infantry training associated with an Marine Non-Commissioned Officer serving as an infantry squad leader.

Over the next few weeks the MGySgt will be traveling to brief Marines about the program and answer questions.
Your Marines should get with their Operations Chief and Career Planner to find out the time and location.

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Squad Leader Development Program: Your questions answered

By Hope Hodge Seck, Staff writer 10:07 a.m. EDT March 15, 2015

The Marine Corps' new plan for developing infantry squad leaders offers instant promotion, a handsome bonus and a chance to deploy — and some grunts are wondering if there's a catch.

The roll-out of the new Squad Leader Development Program will offer 100 Marines all those incentives and a full complement of advanced training in exchange for a commitment to serve as an infantry squad leader or combat instructor for a full contract term.

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Video: 1st Marine Division Talks SLDP

by SSgt Wayne Edmiston
Date Posted:03.31.2015 2:15PM

The Commanding General of the 1st Marine Division, discusses the Squad Leader Development program. The operations chief and 26-year infantryman, discusses how the program was developed and how it will improve the readiness of the Marine Corps.

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