Duty means being able to fulfill tasks as part of the team. Their work is building one task onto another. By the soldiers wearing the United States Army uniform shows their loyalty. The soldiers code for respect is, "Treat others with dignity and respect while expecting others to do the same." To the Army respect is trusting that all people have done their jobs and completed their duty.
Odierno was quoted in Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 1-0 as saying “[We will] foster continued commitment to the Army Profession, a noble and selfless calling founded on the bedrock of trust.”2 As the Chief of Staff of the Army, General Odierno calls to focus the foundation of trust that is a necessary priority in the career model of professional Soldiers. Trust is found within the ranks of the Army as an earned credit to individuals who have proven to live the Army values through their actions and give sound guidance fostered by experience. Trust is gained with the public through positive actions and a consistent record of accomplishment. ADRP 1-0 states that “The Army cannot simply declare itself to be a profession; the American people, not the Army, determine when the U.S. Army is serving them as a military profession.”3 With enduring trust in Soldier’s capabilities, the Army will continue to be seen as a profession and build upon what it means to be a professional
Military bearing is the start in which every soldier practices either as enlisted or commissioned in order to have good discipline and ethics throughout a military career. Army regulations and soldiers should live by the creed that a military service member should conduct themselves on a daily basis, on and off duty . Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage are Army core values. To be a dependable Soldier you must show your NCO’s that you can be an adult with time management, meet deadlines, be in the right place at the right time, in the right uniform, and doing the right thing at the right time. Dependability is a major aspect of military bearing.
“We Take Our Responsibility Seriously “ Responsibility and integrity are very closely linked. Integrity must be present for a person to be able to accept failure in being accountable. Responsibility is not stagnant in higher levels of command. Every soldier whether Officer or enlisted is responsible for sustaining the essential military capabilities he possess. Specifically to the officer over a platoon or unit, who might not be in control, but is directly responsible for these troops.
One Army, Indivisible is one of the programs under the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic Program (CAPE). Soldiers and Civilians come together to work as one team to fulfill their duties as army professionals. The Soldiers and Civilians build a trust among each other to strengthen their relationships. They operate as an indivisible team by sticking together forming bonds that demonstrate Trust, Cohesion, Character, Competence, Commitment, and Community. The information paper, America’s Army-Our profession Theme, “One Army, Indivisible” (2016) gives information on how this program will teach and inspire an understanding of the Army Profession and enhance commitment to our professional obligations – to ourselves, each other, the Army and the American people.
As I work my way up through the ranks taking on new responsibilities, I will be prepared for the basic needs of an officer. With an officer job, I could respond to more serious and upgraded duties to work successfully and effectively as a team captain. I also feel it is my obligation as an American citizen to pay homage to our veterans and country. It is important to keep the legacy of America alive, and as an officer I can see myself on the forefront. After seeing the multitude of honor veterans receive, my donation to them would be to continue their labor of freedom in the Navy.
The American flag is revered in the armed forces. Soldiers going into harm’s way that have worn, and continue to wear, the American flag on their uniforms. This shows that the soldiers have respect and they are proud to be an American citizen. Being in the service and fighting for what one believes in is amazing. They sacrifice their lives everyday for us, in order to protect and keep our nation safe.
Importance of Rank Structure “Military ranks are a system of hierarchical relationships in armed forces, police, intelligence agencies or other institutions organized along military lines. Military ranks and the military rank system define among others dominance, authority, as well as roles and responsibility in a military hierarchy. The military rank system incorporates the principles of exercising power and authority, and the military chain of command – the succession of commanders superior to subordinates through which command is exercised – constructs an important component for organized collective action.” The Marine Corps values rank structure and respect to that rank structure even if you are completely in the right to correct or call out a higher rank on something they did wrong it is demanded of you to use the upmost possible tact and respect. From Private to Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps this applies. One saying I learned that comes to mind, in regard to respecting rank structure, “if you respect the man you respect the rank.” I do my best to live by this in the Marine Corps.
Likewise, it can be reasoned that servicemen and women represent the military community and its values: the work that they do bears upon the image of the United States Military. In addition, the U.S. Military does virtuous work through the serviceman and woman, which I am grateful for: protection and freedom. With this, when I honor the service of the individual American Hero, I honor the community responsible for training each male and female soldier superiorly and whole-heartedly. In respecting the U.S Military for its training, the entire military family is revered for their courageous service and sacrifice to America. In Mr. Mark Forester’s case, I honor him by honoring those who belong to and represent the family and the community that he also belongs to and
Accountability Is something that is very important and leader and superiors in the Military or in any job for that reason, for the simple fact that it is not only a requirement for you but also very important to your supervisors or chain of command depending on your situation. You can resort to accountability for many reason when it comes to daily productivity as a team or group. Maintaining accountability of anything wether it be equipment or people can be very helpful when it comes to dividing tasks and assignments or just keeping track of everybody or everything you are in charge of. Punctuality is also very important and plays a very big part in accountability, for example, a soldier is late to formation and doesn’t inform his supervisor, this can lead to his supervisor not being able to provide accurate numbers to his/her
In doing so, Sherman draws on Cicero 's notion of decorum being indexed to our roles or personae (noting that this notion usefully allows us to separate the deferential respect due to rank and based on one 's professional role, from the dignitary respect due to all and based on our shared, and most fundamental, role as rational agents), and Seneca 's account of how decorum and emotional demeanor can help "weave the fabric of community." The decorum insisted upon by the military, focusing on stolid determination, respect and obedience, and camaraderie and friendship between soldiers, can cement the bonds within military units (bonds shown in many studies to be essential to combat effectiveness); the approach to decorum taken by enlightened commanders can be enriched by familiarity with Stoic treatments of the subject. It is in this chapter that we find the most direct and unmixed recommendation of Stoic views; the remaining chapters deal largely with emotion in Stoic theory and in the life of the warrior, and while Sherman certainly finds much of value in the former, she repeatedly softens or even controverts key Stoic claims, often leaning in the direction of
In my Army, the Royal Netherlands Army part of the Netherlands Armed Forces must always be prepared to operate in a multinational framework. The Royal Netherlands Army will participate in multinational operations more and more. Therefore, international experience is an essential skill to possess. A year United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) is a personal, unique opportunity and personal development to gain experience in an inspiring international environment. Learning the US Army philosophy and concepts of Mission Command is of great value to working in a multinational staff at various levels for instance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The United States Army is a profession that is built on trust. All military personnel, both Civilian and Soldiers, are tasked upholding the military professionalism of the Army. Professions develop members in their organizations over years in order to cultivate their expertise. A profession’s ethic shapes the values of the organization. These principals are the beliefs and rules the profession abides.