The Importance of Meeting Deadlines

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The Importance of Meeting Deadlines

The United States Army is described by Encyclopedia Britannica as the major branch charged with preserving peace, security and defense of the country. Furnishing majority of the entire U.S. military organization's ground forces, it is also tasked with partly military or non-military functions or such as the administration of federal programs that protect and develop the environment; provision of military assistance to the federal, as well as state or local government agencies; assistance during onslaughts of natural disaster; and the giving of air transpiration for emergency medical use. With its military personnel consisting of the Army proper on active duty, the National Guard and the Army
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Meeting deadlines is an important, crucial aspect of military discipline, which in turn orders the relations as well as behavior of servicemen within the context of internal order in units and detachments. Military discipline, after all, is defined by the Disciplinary Regulations of the RF Armed Forces as the "strict and scrupulous compliance by all servicemen with the order and rules prescribed by laws, military regulations and orders of commanders" (Volkov). Meeting deadlines, or time discipline, is therefore an important component of what makes the military capable and efficient. Substantial damage is done to the entire Army even if only one unit more than occasionally fails to meet deadlines.
To ensure that a unit meets deadlines, the individual members of that unit should not fail to meet deadlines. Every one of them. This ensures cohesion within the group, and as well, the efficient working of that unit in order that their group responsibilities, duties and particular tasks are efficiently carried out. When the individual thinks of the group, he or she acts as a team player, such that when the group decides to produce good results for the Army, it does so with timeliness.
Meeting Deadlines and the LDRSHIP VALUES The United States Army is guided by the "Seven Army Values"


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