• Submitted By: 0utcast13
  • Date Submitted: 12/21/2008 3:51 PM
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Here’s a couple of things that im told to write about. There meanings and how I should use them in my daily life and at my place of work. Snice im just an E-3 in the marine corps I ll have to listin and do what im told by higher rank with out question. Hears a couple of examples rank structure, obeying a lawful order and leadership traits and how to lead younger marines and teach them the right way of how to do the right things at the work place.

The rank determines who gets to tell whom what to do. The higher one's rank the more authority (and responsibility) they have. Then obeying lawful orderslike Brand new privates are taught to obey, immediately and without question, orders from their superiors, right from day one of boot camp. Almost every marine can tell you that obedience was drilled into their heads at one point in boot camp . For example, no talking in the chow line, don’t talk with your hands, head and eyes forward, no smiling, stand a parade rest, and of course the famous “Yes Sir/No Sir.”

Marines address all enlisted personnel by rank, and all Commissioned officers with "sir" or "ma'am". Warrant Officers, regardless of rank, are addressed just as commissioned officers, but may also be addressed as "Warrant Officer", or "Gunner", although the latter is improper unless the Warrant Officer holds the Military Occupational Specialty of Infantry Weapons Officer (MOS 0306). During marine corps bootcamp, recruits are indoctrinated to address all superiors as "sir" or "ma'am". The most junior ranks between pay grades E-1 and E-3 are referred to by proper rank and/or last name only, though the latter is informal.

During recruit training, recruits are not considered Marines; as a result, all Marines who have completed recruit training are addressed as "sir" or "ma'am" by incoming recruits who are beginning recruit training. Also, incoming recruits must refer to themselves in the third person this recruit , and their rank is...

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