Military Discipline Essay

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Military Discipline

Where to start, lets see discipline in the military from the beginning to now. Well from the start of the civil war the military was not as it is now. Then solders was a solder 24-7 back then, and the only time they had to them self was when the war was over. Now, we still solders 24-7 but we have more personel time to deal with familys and to start a family. But that is up to the solder, anyway over the years the military had to change to keep the morale up in the military. So the military came up with some rules to keep people in the military and add to the ranks. Discipline is key to a good unit or any thing dealing with the military. If you look in any book that the military put out, discipline is in
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That was when the UCMJ came in to play, that was when discipline was key in and out of work. As the times changes so did the UCMJ as well, from the way we act to killing people and other things that i don't even like to take about. Discipline can hurt you or help you as far as moving up in the ranks. Back then, solders that did wrong things got killed on the spot or got the rope from a tree. Now a days, people go to jail or put to death depening on where you are in the world. If you show that you got the discipline to be a great leader, then great things will happen for those who show the that the military is a good thing to happen to a person's life. Because of discipline in the military i have seen people go from shit bag to a great NCO. Reason for that is once again of discipline can change a person's way of life. Back then it was the same. You show that you can lead then you move up the ranks. That haven't change in over the years. Today the military got different people as far as color of skin or backgrounds. In the civil war, the south had white people in the ranks. But the north had blacks and whites fighting for the samething. As the times change so did the military when it came to race or color of skin. The discipline in units when it came to that was hard but we as the United States over come that with discipline and UCMJ. The military came with EO reps in
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