When I joined the Army I had very little knowledge of military history. I was not an army brat, nor did I have very many family or friends in the military. I did not know the first thing about being in the military and much less about being an officer. As a noncommissioned officer I worked side by side with officers, officers that I gained great admiration and respect for.

One of the reasons I want to be an army officer is to excel in my career. I have been in the military for seven years and one of my greatest accomplishments is becoming a Non Commissioned Officer. It is a great honor to train and lead soldiers .I am ready to take the next step in my military career as an officer. I take great pride in what I do and I know that being a warrant officer will provide me the opportunity to meet, learn from, grow and serve great people. I by no means feel that I have all the answers, but I do feel that I have the drive for knowledge and the ability to make good decisions with authority and leadership.
Being in the military I believe that society expects the military to adhere to the highest standards. These standards require the highest level of professionalism. Whether you are an enlisted member, Noncommissioned Officer, Warrant Officer or Commissioned officer, each member of the military profession is responsible for the public perception of the armed forces. I try to respect other people despite their differences, serve them with the highest honor, and never fail them. As a citizen of this Country, I am overwhelmed with pride, sense of duty, and responsibility to do whatever I possible can do to protect my country.

Confident to lead, train, and counsel my subordinates. However my primary task as a leader is to serve as a technical expert. It is my responsibility to provide valuable skills, guidance and expertise.

I believe there is no such thing as a typical officer, but one thing that officers do have in...

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