In Pursuit of Personal Excellence

595 WordsFeb 20, 20182 Pages
According to Confucius, “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potentials…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence”, but how can I test that willingness , desires and urges if you don’t have the resources and the right tool for the challenge? Since my childhood I have been exposed to the military way of life. My grandfather was a Korean War veteran and then retired as a Chief in the United State Coast Guard. Also my uncle served as a seaman in the Navy. As a son of a veteran my father wanted to continue his legacy, but for some health issue he was not allowed to fulfill that dream. So he raised his sons to continue that legacy. He raised us in a way that we learned to embrace a sense of responsibility for our country, honor the flag, the American way of life and democracy. And now it comes the moment to answer the question, “which armed force I’m going to choose to serve my country”? The United States of America have the best armed forces in the world; all of them are going to have a prepared staff and will use the finest technological equipments that you can find. If I want to be a good doctor, travel the world and at the same time be useful to humanity, which branch of the armed forces is for me? The only one I can think of is the branch with the blue and gold. I choose the Navy before of the other branches especially because in my opinion I believe is the one that does more humanitarian assistance and disaster
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