Army Doctrine

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This paper explores Army Doctrine Publication 6-22 (APD 6-22), Army Doctrine Reference Publication 6-22 (ADRP 6-22) and the army web site Center for the Army Profession and Ethos (CAPE) on developing the character of Army Professionals. Through developing character the Army will be successful in war as well as on the home front. The importance of developing and strengthening the character of Soldiers and Army Civilians are widely recognized in American military history, discussed in professional journals, and cited in Army doctrine (Brigadier General Willard M. Burleson III, 2016). Soldiers and Civilians that work for the United States Military have to make tough and concise decisions on a daily basis. The Army has been trusted to accomplish…show more content…
The Army Values are comprised of principles, standards, and qualities that are essential for successful Army leaders. These are fundamental in aiding Soldiers and Army Civilians making the right decision in any situation. The Army recognizes seven values: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal courage. Loyalty is defined as bear true faith and allegiance to the U.S. Constitution, the Army, your unit and other soldiers. Duty is defined as Fulfill your obligations. Respect is to treat people as they should be treated. Selfless Service is putting the welfare of the Nation, the Army and your subordinates before your own. Honor is simply living up to the Army Values. Integrity is doing what is right legally and morally. Personal courage is facing fear, danger or adversity (physical and…show more content…
It is a reflection of a Soldiers’ selfless commitment to the nation, mission, unit and fellow Soldiers. While Army Civilians are not warfighters they represent the principles of the Warrior Ethos through a Service Ethos that falls in line with the Warrior Ethos. Both of the ethos are developed and sustained through discipline. ADRP 6-22 defines discipline as a mindset for an unit or an organization to practice sustained, systematic actions to reach and sustain a capability to perform its military function. This involves attending to the details of organization and administration, which are less urgent than an organization’s key tasks, but necessary for efficiency and long-term effectiveness. Discipline at the individual’s level is primarily self-discipline, the ability to control one’s own

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