The reader may also infer that the mother she may think the father is a bad influence on her son. I think this because of how different the father and son act. The father is a rule-breaker and does not plan ahead well while the son does not like to break rules and always plans ahead. Although not much information is told about the mother, you can predict that she would have been very angry if her son had been brought home any later than Christmas eve. You can predict this because when the father wasn’t allowed to drive through the snow he stated, “Your mother will never forgive me for this,” (Wolff 34).
Referring to ADP 1 chapter 2-17, “Army professionals are duty-bound to uphold their oath, embody the Soldier’s Creed and Army Civilian Creed, and instill the Army Values in themselves and others. This is our collective ethos – the moral principles that define our profession. The gentlemen in Sergeant Barnes’s platoon lacked the Army Values, which led them to lower standards. (Army Publishing Directorate, 2012) It is the responsibility of all soldiers to ensure that war crimes are being reported.
To: Sgt Sexton 28/AUG/2016 From: Pv2 Cutshall Discuss how the army values apply to everyday life and how failing to follow them affects yourself, your squad and the Army as a whole . Before I start to discuss how, I would apply the army values into my day to day life . Let me first explain the meaning of the Army values and what it stands for .
Throughout the story, there are several examples of veterans struggling because they no longer live the life they used to. The struggle continues even “thirty years after military discharge,” (Shay 6) causing [one veteran] to “[use] up four weeks of vacation time, 150 hours of sick time, and 80 hours without pay” (Shay 6) in only one year. Bear, a Vietnam veteran, mainly has to leave work in order to “prevent himself from killing somebody, but also to receive treatment at the VA” (Shay 6). Bear isn’t able to live a normal life because of the violent military experiences he lived through. If forced to live a “normal” life, he believes he would put everyone (coworkers and family alike) in harm's way.
Military forces today such as: marines, army, coast guard, and air force have men that choose to fight for our country, risking their lives everyday. There should not be a mandatory military draft due to fact that military deployment should be by choice, not everyone is physically or mentally stable enough to handle the military setting, and if men are forced to be within the military they will not be as dedicated or fight is hard for our country, so the purpose would be defeated. First of all, military
On the other hand, Compliance is where the change in behavior happen due to being asked to do something by another person and in this case you may choose to comply or not to comply but after reconsidering the social rewards and punishments the end result will mostly lead to compliance even if the person doesn’t want to. Lastly, we have obedience in which the person have to obey the order and do it as it comes from an authority figure. In this case there is no freedom of choice in the changing behavior, for example, military officers have to obey all the orders (Changingminds.org, 2017). In reference to our first social influence article which we have used, “Factors affecting the intention to use a web-based
There were also times when I had to talk to my recruits about crossing the line when it came to jokes and 'banter' and I had to pull certain people aside to talk to them about this issue, even though I didn't want to be mean I had to be fair and they had to understand what they were doing wasn't acceptable behaviour, and that there is a time and place for everything, whilst I could've ignored this issue amongst my recruits and told them to get over it I wanted my platoon to be a team and to be close, and as they are my responsibility I wanted to ensure that every single person was ok and had a good camp experience. Another aspect of being a SGT was having to comply with orders you didn't always agree with, there were some cases when higher rank would make decisions that didn't always make sense, however, we had to follow them as they were our rank, whilst this was frustrating if it was absolutely preposterous we were able to suggest an alternative or learn from the mistakes we made. Overall I really think everyone in my platoon including myself grew within those 7 days and with perseverance and teamwork we all made it through and came out stronger by the end, I'm so proud of them all and loved and found it an absolute privilege to watch them grow, whether they were a CPL coming to terms with their leadership position or the recruits just getting through the physical and mental challenges, I'm glad I got to be a part of it and have somewhat of a positive
Lastly, there is denial and blame. Abusers will make any excuse for their bad and violent behavior. They will blame it on having a bad day or a childhood experience. But at the end of the day you will be blamed for everything they do. They will deny everything they have done if they need
Discipline…this one word is what defines and separates civilians between United States Army Soldiers. Not only do we have standard operating procedures on discipline, but we also obtain a regulation on discipline itself as read in Army Regulation Six-Hundred and Ninety-Seven Hundred, Chapter 751. Upon reading the following United States Army regulation, AR 690-700, you will clearly see that the United States Army holds their troops up to the highest standard and will accept nothing less than the most immaculate, physically fit, mentally prepared, professional into their elite fighting force for freedom. As stated in Army Regulation 690-700 Chapter 751 Subchapter 1-1 Paragraph 1, “Discipline is a part of the daily responsibility of supervisors
Understanding Military, Institutional, and Academic Cultures Student veterans have been an important population that has contributed to the diversity of college and university campuses since the latter part of the 1940s when veterans first became prominent in the US higher education following the end of World War II. The launch of the original GI Bill programs and the current post 9/11 GI Bill enacted in 2009 have made it much more assessable for military veterans to attend college, by enacting financial incentives that pay for tuition, textbooks, and housing. It is estimated by the year 2020 over 5 million service members will leave the service and a large portion of them will be choosing to pursue a college education (Vacchi). Therefore,
As leaders, it is important to communicate our priorities and values so that every Soldier knows what is expected. Reading and absorbing this philosophy will give you a solid ground for what is expected from you and what you can expect from me. Rely on the Army values to help you make good decisions. In particular, remember the following values: • Integrity: Having integrity is, to me, one of the most important Army values. Having integrity means you do what is right even when no one else is around.