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Continued education, whether it be schools/conferences. At monthly training, numerous scenarios are given to test the TL’s leadership abilities and force them out of their comfort zone. Force the TL to learn the Assistant Commander/Commanders job, this allows for a smoother transition down the road and also allows for a better developed TL. It gives them an understanding of why certain decisions are made.