Speech Outline On Military Discipline
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience on what it takes to be a military soldier.
Part I: Visual Aids
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Part II: Speech Introduction
I. (Attention-getting statement): I am proud to be a soldier in the United States army.
II. (Establish credibility): I been in the military for 3 years.
III. (Relevancy statement): Soldiers having good military discipline is an important factor to not only the military but our country as well because our actions can have a negative impact on how America is viewed by other countries.
IV. (Central idea): Being …show more content…
Failure to follow chain of command can end in a soldier receiving a UCMJ action and possibly ending their career.
B. Tact (adroitness and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues).
1. The importance of tact in the military is to demonstrate respect and discipline for authority. . According to Maneuver Self Study Program “However, moral, ethical and psychological preparation of oneself, one 's unit, and our Soldiers must be the focus. Applied ethics training through self-study fosters the development of a unique combination of values, principles, knowledge, skills, and abilities critical for decision making and effective leadership in combat”.
2. Bad tact can effect soldier’s morale and decrease unit cohesion. Without good morale, a force will be more likely to give up and surrender.
A. Why it’s important for soldiers work as a team.
1. Working as a team creates a bond which promotes strength, unity, reliability and support in a unit. According to Tom Crea “To succeed, teamwork requires trust in leadership and confidence that others will fulfill their team role; principles that apply to your office team just as …show more content…
Team work activities includes things such as obstacle courses in which soldiers must complete the course as a team
2. First aid training is another team building activity where nonmedical service members must rely heavily on their own skills and knowledge of life-sustaining methods to survive on the integrated battlefield.
III. Physical Fitness
A. Importance of physical fitness
1. Being physical fit prepares a soldier to be combat ready in the military. According to Fitness and Nutrition “Because a soldier’s level of physical fitness has a direct impact on his or her combat readiness, a soldier in the U.S Army must mentally and physically fit. Not only are physically fit soldiers essential to the Army, they are also more likely to have enjoyable lives”
2. Being physically fit improves a soldier’s performance and involves the soldier’s ability to physically handle all aspects of a demanding mission, while remaining healthy and uninjured.
B. Daily physical fitness objectives
1. PRT (Physical Readiness Training) consists of a soldier working out with their unit at 0630 in the morning Mon-Friday.
2. PT Test (Physical Training) consists of a two-mile run, sit-ups and push-ups and is conducted every six months to assess a soldier’s physical endurance.