THE ARMY HAS tHREE gENERAL oRDERS tHAT MUST BE FOLLOWED AT ALL TIMES. tHE FIRST GENERAL ORDER STATES I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved. WHICH MEANS WHEN A SOLDIERS IS ON DUTY HE IS ONLY TO BE PRESENT AND ATTENTIVE TO THE POST HE IS ASSIGNED TO. THE SOLDIER IS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE POST AND MUST BE PROMPT AND ON TIME. THE SOLDIER MAY NOT LEAVE POST UNTIL HE IS RELIEVED BY ANOTHER SOLDIER, WHO WILL THEN CARRY THE SAME RESPONSIBILITIES. THE SECOND GENERAL ORDER STATES I will obey my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner. WHICH MEANS A SOLDIER MUST PERFORM ALL HIS TASK AND ORDERS INCLUDING IN A MILITARY MANNER. mILITARY MANNER MEANS HE MUST PERFORM HIS DUTIES CORRECTLY ON TIME AND HE OR SHE MUST ABIDE BY THE MILITARY STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS.AND THE 3RD GENERAL ORDERS STATES I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instructions, to the commander of the relief. WHICH MEANS ITS A SOLDIERS OBLIGATION TO REPORT ANY MISHAPS, EMEREGENCIES, OR ANYTHING THAT MAY INTERFERE WITH HIS OR HER DAILY DUTIES AND RTESPONSIBILITIES AS A SOLDIER. IT IS MANDATORY FOR HIS OR HER COMMAND TO BE INFORMed of ANY CHANGES SO THAT THEY WOULD HAVE TIME to make adjustments. it is very important that a soldier abides by these orders. it is what they go by in a day to day basis from the day they enlist in the us army until the their enlisment is ended. it is also a great regualtion for soldiers to keep their unit or command and specially theirselves intact. it keeps the whole army as one. it is necessary that these orders are exercised and implied by a command so that accountability is assured. the commanding officer must makes sure that him and everyone that is below him applies this in their day to day duties , so that the unit can function as one.
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