The Importance of Accountability

1028 Words Jul 31st, 2013 5 Pages
The Importance of Accountability is so my chain of command knows where everyone is so if they need a soldier for something they will know where to find them. It is also necessary to have accountability to make sure everyone in my class, platoon, or unit is safe and to make sure they are where they are supposed to be.
Why my chain of command have accountability it is easier for them to track down other soldiers in case they were needed for anything. Being accountable means being dependable, showing up to formation at the appointed time, being at the right place and at the right time and doing the right thing at the right time. It is also to see if everyone shows up to formation and or where they are supposed to be. Accountability is not
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Many of the standards that I would have frowned upon outside the u s army are essential to the work success within the United States military. Punishment of not following orders is not deemed to be a positive occurrence in an average person’s life, whereas the United States military guide maintains that punishment strengthens my determination and discipline and enables me to learn and fully take the importance of following orders in US army seriously. Not following orders is not an optional choice while living the standards of the United States military.
If I don 't follow orders while in a combat zone this makes me combat ineffective and if I’m combat ineffective in my unit it slows down the progress of winning and also breaks my leaders concentration on the task in hand. If I executes the order quickly and to standard that tremendously help with the effectiveness of the unit, even if they don 't know it because every single soldier is vital to winning the fight. If I’m not able to follow orders and execute them effectively and to standard that will strengthen the unit and increase the moral of the unit by making it to where the leadership doesn 't have to worry about if I am going to do that right are not, this relieves tension from the leaders and other members in the
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