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COD WW2 Commend a Soldier: How to Complete This Order in Call of Duty WW2

You'll need to commend a soldier in CoD WW2 to complete one of the first orders available to you. In Call of Duty WW2, you can be issued daily, and weekly objectives called orders to earn supply drops, armory tokens, and XP boosts. Among the initial goals available to you in Call of Duty WW2 tells you to "Commend a Fellow Soldier." Unfortunately, players are having issues completing this task.

Read on below to figure out how to commend a soldier in CoD WW2 and why finishing it might be impossible right now.

How to Commend a Soldier in CoD WW2

Under normal circumstances, this would be one of the most straightforward orders to complete in the game. Usually, all you have to do is load into your headquarters in Call of Duty WW2 multiplayer and approach another player.

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When you're close enough to someone else in the HQ, you'll get a button prompt, and it'll let you access the individual player social menu. One of the options in this list is "Commend Player" which is a way to let another soldier know you think they've completed a tough task, or played well.

Also: Call of Duty WW2 Headquarters Empty: Where is Everyone Else in CoD WW2?

Why Can't I Commend a Fellow Soldier In Call of Duty WW2

There have been many issues with the Call of Duty WW2 servers since the game launched, and it seems like that's reflected in Headquarters mode as well. When CoD WW2 first released the HQ mode worked as intended, and there were a ton of people to hang out with. However, it seems like possibly due to server strain, Activision has temporarily disabled Headquarters matchmaking. This means it's likely that as of the time of writing when you enter your HQ you're not going to have any company.

Without any other players in Headquarters mode with you, the "Commend a Fellow Soldier" order can't be completed. The only place where you can commend players in your HQ, so it might be best to abandon this objective until the mode gets fixed and hope it pops back up in the orders queue.

For more info on Call of Duty WW2, check out our guide section.