Behavior and Communication in the U.S. Army

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For my first paper I chose to write about the US Army. The reason I chose the US Army for my topic is because I have a brother in the Army that is being deployed to Iraq in the next couple of months. Therefore, I thought this would be a very educational topic to research.

The US Army’s vision is to provide the country with prompt combat commanders that are well-trained, well-led, and can achieve any operation they are needed for. The Army’s soldiers will always be their primary focus.

The US Army takes their mission seriously. Their mission is to protect the United States and its people. They want to preserve the peace and security and protect anything that is occupied by the US. They help reinforce the government policies that are expected between the US and foreign countries. The US army is in place to help overcome any aggressive acts that may disrupt the peace or security of the United States.

"The U.S. Army’s leadership philosophy is described in there BE, KNOW, DO framework:" (Ambler, Dece) “ BE
1-22. Character describes a person’s inner strength, the BE of BE, KNOW, DO. 1-23. You demonstrate character through your behavior.
1-24. Understanding Army values and leader attributes is only the first step.” (Ambler, Dece) The soldiers must live up to certain values and include them in their everyday life. They are to live up to the US Army’s values whether they are on or off of the base. They are always judged by their behaviors no matter where they are at. Therefore, it is crucial to act and behave as they are expected to daily.

1-25. A leader must have a certain level of knowledge to be competent. 1-26. Mastery of different skills in these domains is essential to the Army’s success in peace and war.
1-27. Army schools teach you basic job skills, but they are only part of the learning picture.” (Ambler, Dece)
Each soldier will have gained extensive knowledge for several traits and skills....
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