What the Army Values Mean To Me Essay

862 Words Apr 19th, 2014 3 Pages
Many people know what the words Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage mean. But you don 't see how much these words can affect people 's lives as much as they do a soldier 's life. As a soldier, I learned these values during basic combat training, and have since applied them to the way I live my life every day. These values are important to me because they create a guideline for me to follow. They help create goals for me to achieve and beliefs to adhere to. Loyalty means bearing true faith and allegiance to the U.S. Constitution, the Army, your unit and other Soldiers. Bearing true faith and allegiance is a matter of believing in and devoting yourself to something or someone. A loyal …show more content…
Without selfless-service, no one person would feel obligated to fulfill their duties to their country and to their loved ones. Honor means living up to Army values. The nation’s highest military award is The Medal of Honor. This award goes to Soldiers who make honor a matter of daily living — Soldiers who develop the habit of being honorable, and solidify that habit with every value choice

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