Being on Time in the Army Essay

611 Words Oct 23rd, 2008 3 Pages
In the United States Military, tardiness is unacceptable. I could write this essay and fill it with excuses as to why I was late, but the fact of the matter is that there is no excuse. Being on time is very important. When I am late it makes everyone else run behind which then makes all the soldiers eat late and have to wait. And food is a very vital part of the army. The soldiers need their fuel in order better perform at their duty. Not to mention that when everything is running behind and then we all have to end up staying later than we would have had to in the first place. It makes the whole day very hectic and then people get irratated easy. It would make things run much smoother if everyone was on time all the time. Being …show more content…
You need to be able to count on all of your fellow soldiers. Being at the appropriate place of duty at the correct time is a vital element of being a respectable soldier. being at the right place at the right time is particularly important, reason being is to make certain orders are carried out and to ensure a steady optempo. A soldier can not exceed in the united states army if he or she is constantly late and at the wrong place. A soldier who truly wants to succeed in the military must go out of his or her way to get squared away on his or her place of duty. This concept goes for any person in any career. if one can not carry out the most simple and most important aspect of being a soldier, he or she will be considered a "dirt bag". if a soldier goes above and beyond in just about everything he or she does but is not on time and punctual than or she has failed at carrying out his or her
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