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Army Values

Army Values and the Leader

LOYALTY

Leaders who demonstrate loyalty:

  • Bear true faith and allegiance in the correct order to the Constitution, the Army, and the organization.
  • Observe higher headquarters’ priorities.
  • Work within the system without manipulating it for personal gain.

DUTY

Leaders who demonstrate devotion to duty:

  • Fulfill obligations-professional, legal, and moral.
  • Carry out mission requirements.
  • Meet professional standards.
  • Set the example.
  • Comply with policies and directives.
  • Continually pursue excellence.

RESPECT

Leaders who demonstrate respect:

  • Treat people as they should be treated.
  • Create a climate of fairness and equal opportunity.
  • Are discreet and tactful when correcting or questioning others.
  • Show concern for and make an effort to check on the safety and well-being of others.
  • Are courteous.
  • Don’t take advantage of positions of authority.

SELFLESS SERVICE

Leaders who demonstrate selfless service:

  • Put the welfare of the nation, the Army, and subordinates before their own.
  • Sustain team morale.
  • Share subordinates’ hardships.
  • Give credit for success to others and accept responsibility for failure themselves.

HONOR

Leaders who demonstrate honor:

  • Live up to Army values.
  • Don’t lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those actions by others.

INTEGRITY

Leaders who demonstrate integrity:

  • Do what is right legally and morally.
  • Possess high personal moral standards.
  • Are honest in word and deed.
  • Show consistently good moral judgment and behavior.
  • Put being right ahead of being popular.

PERSONAL COURAGE

Leaders who demonstrate personal courage:

  • Show physical and moral bravery.
  • Take responsibility for decisions and actions.
  • Accept responsibility for mistakes and shortcomings.

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