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Disrespect of a Noncommissioned Officer is a punishable offense in the United State military, and falls under the auspices of Article 91. The punishment for the offense varies depending on the severity of the disrespect shown and the history of service for the perpetrator.Disrespect of a noncommissoned officer includes striking, acting in an insubordinate manner, disregard for a lawful order, use of disrespectful language or general deportment. To be a punishable offense the act of disrespect must occur while the noncommissioned officer operating under the auspices of their office.Punishment for disrespecting a noncommissioned officer typically begins with a counseling session about the behavior, and an explanation of military …show more content…

Not showing them respect will result in getting yourself in unnecessary trouble that will make yourself look bad in front of your other superiors.
Respect is neither a right nor a privilege. It is something that you earn over time through your actions. Though in the army it is expected of all lower enlisted to respect in what I would call the new definition of the word which is a type of fear that is implanted into the new soldiers. Earned respect builds a stronger relationship between people, can be more specific then demanded respect, and is more stable than demanded respect. Also, true respect must be built on experience, and therefore it is not right to just demand it. Earned respect builds relationship between people. When another person earns your respect you work harder to have that same respect returned to you. I think that respect is taught by example, as most good things are. The main thing is to treat other people how you would like to be treated and treat them how they treat you. Most people, when treated decently will treat others the same way. That's just not the way it has ever turned out in my time.
The NCO is placed in the Army ranks to help and care and places trust in people. They are they to help you and every one that they can they are NCO for a reason. The military saw in them the ability to command and control soldiers and the ability to respect and to be respected as well. With being an NCO comes great