7 army values Essay

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Army Values

Army Values and the Leader

Leaders who demonstrate loyalty:

Bear true faith and allegiance in the correct order to the Constitution, the Army, and the organization.
Observe higher headquarters' priorities.
Work within the system without manipulating it for personal gain.

Leaders who demonstrate devotion to duty:

Fulfill obligations-professional, legal, and moral.
Carry out mission requirements.
Meet professional standards.
Set the example.
Comply with policies and directives.
Continually pursue excellence.

Leaders who demonstrate respect:

Treat people as they should be treated.
Create a climate of fairness and equal opportunity.
Are discreet and tactful when correcting or
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Army you are expressing your loyalty. And by doing your share, you show your loyalty to your unit.


Fulfill your obligations. Doing your duty means more than carrying out your assigned tasks. Duty means being able to accomplish tasks as part of a team. The work of the U.S. Army is a complex combination of missions, tasks and responsibilities — all in constant motion. Our work entails building one assignment onto another. You fulfill your obligations as a part of your unit every time you resist the temptation to take “shortcuts” that might undermine the integrity of the final product.


Treat people as they should be treated. In the Soldier’s Code, we pledge to “treat others with dignity and respect while expecting others to do the same.” Respect is what allows us to appreciate the best in other people. Respect is trusting that all people have done their jobs and fulfilled their duty. And self-respect is a vital ingredient with the Army value of respect, which results from knowing you have put forth your best effort. The Army is one team and each of us has something to contribute.

Selfless Service

Put the welfare of the nation, the Army and your subordinates before your own. Selfless service is larger than just one person. In serving your country, you are doing your duty loyally without thought of recognition or gain. The basic building block of selfless service is the commitment of each team member to go a little further,

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