Tara J. Mandrell
Military Bearing and what it means to me:
(IAW AR 600-20 & FM 6-22) [Military discipline is based upon self-discipline as well as respect for all authority, to include the embracing of the professional Army ethic with its supporting individual values. Military discipline will be developed by individual and group training to create a mental attitude resulting in proper conduct and prompt obedience to lawful military authority.
While military discipline is the result of effective training, it is affected by every feature of military life. It is manifested in individuals and units by cohesion, bonding, and a spirit of teamwork; by appearance and action in addition to cleanliness and maintenance of military uniform, military equipment, and military living quarters. To know the deserved respect between all seniors as well as mutual respect between senior and subordinate personnel, by the attention and willing execution of any legal orders of their lawful commanders; as well as to have and so fairness, proper justice, and equity for all Soldiers, regardless of race, religion, color, gender, and national origin. 161 WC
Commanders and as we as all other leaders will maintain discipline according to the policies of this chapter, applicable laws and regulations, and the orders of seniors. Obedience to orders involves all military personal to have the will to be able to what service are required to strictly obey and promptly execute the legal orders of their lawful seniors and officer’s. Military courtesy among members of the Armed Forces is vital to maintain military discipline. Respect to seniors will be extended at all times. (AR 600–25, chap 4). 245 WC the actions of military personnel will reflect respect to both the national anthem and the national colors. The courtesies listed in AR 600–25, appendix A, should be rendered the national colors and national anthem at public events whether the Soldier is off...