Websters dictionary describes accountability as “the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable” and the DOD describes it as “The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property, documents, or funds. The person having this obligation may or may not have actual possession of the property, documents, or funds. Accountability is concerned primarily with records, while responsibility is concerned primarily with custody, care, and safekeeping” and responsibility as “the state or fact of being responsible” respectability. While some actions may be …show more content…
Obeying an nco is important and what obeying someone means in my own words is to comply with or achive the "objective" regardless of it being restrictions or merely the instructions of that specific person.
The reason it is so important to follow a order from a NCO is beacuse they are trying to benefit your carrier to build you up into a better solider and as a lower enlisted it is my or any other lower enlisted soliders duty to do what is told or asked of them by a NCO. Doing what is told is expected and is part of the job not just only in the US Army but also in any other branch of military service. For someone to not follow a order can lead to big mistakes in a person military career and in the US