Respect is the glue that holds a combat team together through thick and thin. Without it there is no brotherhood, no spirit de corps, or trust. Disrespect tears all bonds making combat teams ineffectual in all challenges and missions.
Respect creates devotion to the team, which is a crucial part that allows respect to flow both up and down the chain of command. That respect grows into the brotherhood that the Army has. the brotherhood of the ARMY is for leaders to do their best to see them through tough times and bring the soldiers home to their families. The other part of the brotherhood is devotion of the troops to accomplishing the tasks of their unit under the vision of their leadership.
Disrespect, however, has exactly the opposite effect. If a …show more content…
Only by recognizing where your opponent bases their combat effective maneuvers and realizing the ways in which they shape their movement to maximize their strengths can one truly know their enemy. By knowing thy enemy, a military leader is able to employ tactics which avoid areas where the enemy is strong and instead strikes at the enemy's weaknesses.
Respect is a way for human beings to harmonize as a group and on a deeper level as individuals. This is why it is so important in large groups like the Army, so that we can successfully get along and complete the missions assigned to us. When someone disrespects another it causes a rippling effect which can destroy an entire unit and their relationships necessary to act as a cohesive unit. It affects everyone, no matter their rank or position. Whether it happens personally to you or to the unit it will affect morale usually in a negative way. The only way to stop it is to ensure all soldiers remain respectful & professional at all times. All soldiers are leaders and it is our job to ensure we maintain a positive and respectful