The Army exists as a profession for one reason: to serve the nation by supporting and defending the Constitution in a way that upholds the rights and interests of the American people. The Army Ethic defines what it means to serve honorably … in the conduct of missions, performance of duty and all aspects of life. Living by and upholding the Army Ethic is the foundation for mutual trust and cohesive teamwork–the first principle of Mission Command.
This is the third article in the Army Ethic in action series. It contains three vignettes that illustrate how Soldiers and Army civilians have served and fought honorably, demonstrating the Army Ethic in action, and displaying character, competence, and commitment as trusted Army professionals.
Read the full article from the March edition of ARMY Magazine here: Character, Competence, and Commitment