Warrior Ethos Research Paper

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When I think about the Seven Army Values and the Warrior Ethos so many brave men come to mind. For this paper I’ll be telling you about SPC Kyle White. A United States Soldier who took to heart those seven values and the Warrior Ethos. In any line of work you should always strive for to follow these “guidelines” but I feel that it is especially important in the military and it really is the backbone of how we should do our jobs. They should always be in the back of your mind and with every decision you should be able to say “What I’m doing follows these values.” Kyle Jerome White was born in Seattle, Washington in 1987. On February 15, 2006 at the age of 19 he enlisted in the United States Army. He completed basic training, advanced individual training, and U.S. Army Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was assigned to the 2-503rd from 2006-2008, during which he was deployed in spring of 2007 as part of Operation Enduring…show more content…
At this point the effects of his concussions were weighing on him, feeling his physical condition deteriorating he requested immediate MedEvac of Schilling. White knew that if he passed out the helicopters wouldn 't be able to find them and Schilling and injured ANA soldiers could die. White marked the landing zone, assisted in moving the injured soldiers to the helicopter and only after all the wounded were off the trail did White finally allow himself to be evacuated. Spc.Kyle White lived the Seven Army Values and Warrior Ethos that day. He refused to quit, he refused to leave any man behind, he put the mission and his fellow soldiers above himself and displayed a great amount of personal courage. This is the type of soldier you should strive to be and to guide. “It’s just a matter of time before I’m dead. I figured, if that’s going to happen, I might as well help someone while I can.” Sergeant Kyle J. White, Medal of Honor

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