While in the Marine Corps there are multiple ways to have accountability. I believe that it is one of the most important jobs to keep accountability because we go to war and people’s lives are in our hands. Also, we use the government’s money whether it be on a marine or on gear. If we do not take accountability seriously, we could end up losing a lot of money. You can have accountability of your units gear, your personal gear, furniture, and can have accountability of your marines.
One way a Marine is accountable is for their gear. Accountability of you gear is very important because you are responsible for it. Whether you are signing it out for yourself, giving it to other people, or simply responsible for just knowing where it is. Without accountability of your stuff, you will be responsible for replacing it. If you do not stay accountable you may have to order more for your command. When that happens you will be wasting money. To keep this from happening you could have just had accountability of it in the first place. If you are a supply Marine you need to have accountability of the gear you have in the shop. The reason being is so you know what you can issue out and what you need to