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UCMJ Article 92,
in the United States of America's ARMYÂ
Â Darrin Ingraham
Friday, March 06, 2009Â
I. Introduction/ Background
III. UCMJ Article 92
IV. The importance of morning accountability in the army
V. The importance of professionalism and army values.Â
This paper is an essay that was assigned for me to do as a means of corrective training for infractions involving me being unaccountable and unprofessional.Â Although essays ...view middle of the document...
Article 91 makes it a crime to disobey a superior Noncommissioned or Warrant Officer. Article 92 makes it a crime to disobey any lawful order.
According to UCMJ ARTICLE 92. . . (1)
â€œAny person subject to this chapter whoâ€”
(1) violates or fails to obey any lawful general order or regulation;
(2) having knowledge of any other lawful order issued by a member of the armed forces, which it is his duty to obey, fails to obey the order; or
(3) is derelict in the performance of his duties; shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.â€
Punitive Articles of theÂ UCMJ, Article 92Failure to obey order or regulation,
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(1) Violation of or failure to obey a lawful general order or regulation.
(a) That there was in effect a certain lawful general order or regulation;
(b) That the accused had a duty to obey it; and
(c) That the accused violated or failed to obey the order or regulation.
(2) Failure to obey other lawful order.
(a) That a member of the armed forces issued a certain lawful order;
(b) That the accused had knowledge of the order;
(c) That the accused had a duty to obey the order; and
(d) That the accused failed to obey the order.
The Army defines leadership as influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation, while operating to accomplish the mission and improve the organization.Â To Become a leader in the army, I think is a noble endeavor.Â The resources and training it provides surpasses any other organized social group.Â The army, theoretically, is an excellently structured, great career opportunity, family centered organization. It promotes personal development and universal values and ethics. Theoretically! Practically, I only know what I've experienced. What I have experienced for the most part hasn't been what I envisioned. Â
THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE ARMYÂ
I think accountability is important in the army. First and foremost, I think everyone must be accountable for themselves and their equipment. Team Leaders all the way up to the highest ranking commander must be accountable for those serving under his or her leadership.Â Army LeadershipÂ is only effective when accountability is practiced.Â Individuals that aren't accountable for their own actions are victims not leaders. When Army Leaders are practicing and enforcing individual accountability maximum performance and success results.Â Accountability is being dependable-arriving to work and appointments on time, meeting deadlines, being in the right place at the right time, doing the right thing at the right time. Morning formation is the most important formation of the day. It is made to get accountability of everyone and put out any information that needs to be dealt with. Without having accountability there is no knowledge of where everybody is or what's going...