An Ethical Army Leadership - Real or Wanting?
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ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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Ethics and ethical behavior are critical issues for the military. This subject is considered to be so important that it is the theme that underlies the motto of the United States Military Academy at West Point - duty, honor, country. Ethical conduct is a required behavior of every soldier and yet there are frequent reports of ethical lapses, even among the most senior, the most influential of our military leaders. This study addresses this issue of ethics and asks the question, Is the ethical climate of the army in need of significant improvement It examines past studies of military professionalism, writings on the subject of ethics in the military and the results of a survey of the students of the US Army War College class of 1988 as to their assessment of their BrigadeBrigade equivalent commanders, during their tenure as battalion commanders. The conclusions and recommendations of this study address perceived weaknesses in our Army Schools System, senior officer leadership at the highest levels and the Army Officer Evaluation Report System.
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