US Army Values

LDRSHIP is an acronym for the seven basic values of the United States Army:[1][2][3]

  1. Loyalty - Bear true faith and allegiance to the U.S. Constitution, the Army, your unit and other soldiers.
  2. Duty - Fulfill your obligations.
  3. Respect - Treat people as they should be treated.
  4. Selfless Service - Put the welfare of the nation, the Army, and your subordinates before your own.
  5. Honor - Live up to all the Army values.
  6. Integrity - Do what’s right, legally and morally.
  7. Personal Courage - Face fear, danger, or adversity [physical or moral].

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  1. ^ "Army G-1 Human Resources". 3 December 2007. Archived from the original on 23 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
  2. ^ Rush, Robert S. (2006). Enlisted Soldier's Guide (7th ed.). Stackpole Books. pp. 29–30. ISBN 0-8117-3312-2. Retrieved 8 May 2008.
  3. ^ "The 7 Army Values". Corps of Discovery United States Army. United States Army Center of Military History. 10 October 2003. Retrieved 9 May 2008.

4. 1/27 Inf Wolfhounds B. CO. Leadership (Lt. Colonel Buckner and down the line) and soldiers lacked LDRSHIP from 1999-2002.

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