The Seven Army Values Essay

636 Words May 31st, 2012 3 Pages
INTRODUCTION
The Army Values defines your character and guide your actions as you develop your leadership style. You must embody these values every day in your decision making and problem solving, and especially in setting the example for my fellow soldiers. All Army leaders—from the most junior to the highest level –must put the seven Army Values into practice in their own daily lives. Knowing and living Army Values so that you act them out in all decision making, whether personal or professional.
ARMY VALUES—
The universal values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage that enable you to see what is right or wrong in any situation and decision making based on these values.
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I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.
I will never leave a fallen comrade.
Army writer ARCOM BULLETIN reference: http://www.armywriter.com/arcom-awardbullets. htm PFC Doe displayed commitment to mission accomplishment and dedication to selfless service, personally contributing to the successful completion of 30 DLCPs. He logged
2,248 miles over the dangerous Main Supply routes while servicing fourteen forward operating bases within the Multi National Division Area of Responsibility. His professionalism and flexibility contributed to the Brigade recognizing the detachment as the go-to transportation element for combat and base support operations. He tool great pride in the care and upkeep of his assigned equipment. He spent countless hours
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ensuring that his assigned vehicle system was in top condition and at -10 to -20 standard.
Through his attention to detail, PFC Does’s vehicle often was singled out as the best in the fleet. His desire to help others in the maintenance of their vehicles contributed to the detachment maintaining a 95% operational readiness rate during the deployment.
CONCLUSION
In analyzing each of these values, we understand that they also reflect the nation’s values.
Charged with the defense of the nation, when faced with applying the Army Values as a leader, you recognize that you have a greater responsibility and face more challenges that the ordinary citizen faces. The way to assume your responsibility and

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