Respect is an important value that an army must possess. The golden rule best exemplifies the idea of respect, treat people as they should be treated. A soldier is expected to treat other people with dignity and respect. This allows the Soldier to gain the same treatment from other people. This begins with a basic understanding that every Soldier is worthy to be respected as human beings. A leader will not gain respect if the leader shows superiority over his subordinates. I believe that respect should be always given among each other equally. From my experience, I remember my AIT First Sergeant stating this in his welcome speech for us to start at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. He states “To earn respect, it must be given.” During that 11 months, respect was tested every day in any way possible. Saluting an officer or going to the position of “parade rest” when a higher ranking is talking to or instructing a solider is a way of showing respect. On Friday the 7th of august during the room inspection I was out of place when I didn’t call out “at easy” and followed
Resistance will tell you anything to keep you from doing your work. It will perjure, fabricate, falsify; seduce, bully, cajole. Resistance is protean. It will assume any form, if that's what it takes to deceive you. It will reason with you like a lawyer or jam a nine-millimeter in your face like a stick-up man. Resistance has no conscience. It understands nothing but power. Resistance cannot be negotiated with. It will pledge anything to get a deal, then double-cross you as soon as your back is turned. If you take Resistance at its word, you deserve everything you get. Resistance is always lying and always full of shit.