Importance of Barracks Cleanliness Essay

1729 Words Apr 27th, 2013 7 Pages
` The Army has many standards that Soldiers must meet. Maintaining your barracks room to Army standards is a responsibility every Soldier must adhere to. It is extremely important to maintain the healthiness and cleanliness of ones room Maintaining your barracks room is a very easy task to do. It does not take much to put your dirty clothes in a hamper or to make your bed or even dust. All of those tasks are very simple to do. By not maintaining my room I put myself,room mate, and anyone else at a greater risk of getting sick. Unsanitary conditions in the barracks room is disgusting. Through frequent contact throughout the day with the other soldiers that one soldier could be if he, or she becomes sick, could possibly cause other …show more content…
This type of action could result negatively when the soldier is being considered for an opportunity to go to the soldier of the month board or when an opportunity for a promotion waiver to be granted to the soldier.
It is important to follow orders because of the fact that we are soldiers and that is what we do. Not only that but when soldiers decide not to follow orders regardless of what the order is provided it is not an unlawful order they are subject to punishment under Article 92 of the Universal Code of Military Justice, for Article 92 of the Universal Code of Military Justice states as follows: 892. ART. 92. FAILURE TO OBEY ORDER OR REGULATION Any person subject to this chapter who--(1) violates or fails to obey any lawful general order or regulation; (2) having knowledge of any other lawful order issued by any member of the armed forces, which it is his duty to obey, fails to obey the order; or(3) is derelict in the performance of his duties;shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.This makes it very clear that any service member who fails to obey any lawful order shall be punished as a court-martial directs. Not only is it in the regulations but if soldiers decide to disobey direct orders during a deployment or during a combat mission they could put other soldiers’ lives in danger for no reason other than they decided they weren’t going to follow lawful orders. Even stateside in
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