Michael R. Sherman
I Michael Sherman am writing an essay sine I have proven myself to lack responsibility and have shown a lack of commitment to my company and team by not being one time for accountability, morning formation. The U.S. army values soldiers that are accountable for their actions. Being accountable means being dependable-arriving to work and appointments on time, meeting deadlines, being in the right place at the right time, doing the right thing at the right time. Morning formation is the most important formation of the day. It is made to get accountability of everyone and put out any information that there needs to be dealt with. Without having accountability there is a confusion of where everybody is or what's going on.
Accountability is an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions. In the army, it becomes an obligation more than willingness while you have to be willing to do it as well. Those that are unable to be accountable are the ones that jeopardize the combat readiness of any unit. Basically, it is the understanding that from the bottom up. Top down and literally everyone is going to do and is willing to do the right thing even when no one else is watching. This is practiced at your unit where everyone is assigned tasks and details not only including your own job that you are expected to do but hold others accountable as well as a system of check yourself then check your buddy.
Doing the job correctly and ensuring others do it as well and do it safely are all part of accountability in the military as one does not have to experience combat to understand that just being in the military is inherently dangerous given the types of equipment and weapons that...