What is accountability? Every mourning Monday though firday baterys, platoons, or squads stand around. All around the world some on Saturdays or Sundays. Over seas from iraq to korea. But every platoon leader stand there waiting for the 1st sgt or chief (navy) or even command master sergents. Everyone is a accounting for everyone checks and balance system. When the E-7 or above bring the soilders to attendtion, and the section chief or repasentive call a soilder out of ranks. The chain of comand worry about the soilder. Bein a soilder in todays army soilders have a lot of issues. A solider could bein in the emergency room, kidnapp, shot some where, could of commited sucide, absent with out leave and etc.
When I was in the navy abord the great submarine uss wyoming a salior have not report in one mourning. He was an oldist type of calcauseing around his forthy’s.the command had people sheach every where, looking for this guy. no one knew what had happen to the sailor. After four days had past the command had gotten a fone call. The sailor had a stroke in a hotel room some where and he bein in a comma.
On a not so harsh note, even accountability could be use in court. This one soilder never went back to his home town since he got to his duty station. So everyday he came to formation never late to pt. or last formation. So the soilder one day get a fone call from a detative saying he did something that he know he didn’t do. So he got accountablility of his actions on that day to send to the detective to show proof of where he was the day in question.
Accountability is very important military wide. To related this to combat because it’s the military you don’t sign up not to expect to go to war (some places harser then others)*. But to related this to everyday happens in the war on iraq or the war on terrrisom or what ever they want to call it today. Accountability is not just “ iam looking out for myself, !@@#$#$ what everyone else thinks”. It’s about your...