Being Unaccountable And Unprofessional Essay

1632 words - 7 pages

Download the original attachment
UCMJ Article 92,
Morning Accountability,
in the United States of America's ARMY 

 Darrin Ingraham
Friday, March 06, 2009 


I. Introduction/ Background
II. Infraction
III. UCMJ Article 92
IV. The importance of morning accountability in the army
V. The importance of professionalism and army values. 

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.  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)
“Any person subject to this chapter who—
(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.”

Punitive Articles of the UCMJ, Article 92Failure to obey order or regulation,
Rod Powers,

(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.  To Become a leader in the army, I think is a noble endeavor.  The resources and training it provides surpasses any other organized social group.  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.  
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.  Army Leadership is only effective when accountability is practiced.  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.  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...

Other Papers Like Being Unaccountable and Unprofessional

Edna, The Main Character In "The Awakening" By Kate Chopin

689 words - 3 pages This is a look at 'The Awakening' by Kate Chopin. Whenyou first look at the life of Edna you think there is not much todiscuss. Edna is a married woman who at first seems vaguelysatisfied with her life--'she grew fond of her husband, realizingwith some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion orexcessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, therebythreatening its dissolution.' (Chopin, 558).Edna doesn't know what she wants

Communication Style Scenario Essay

1125 words - 5 pages not allow the nurse, or any other member of the healthcare team, to degrade his worth. The work that aids do is unparalleled to anything else, and the nurse should acknowledge and respect that, not be rude and unprofessional. Both communication styles were incorrect for their own different reasons, and caused more tension than anything else. Being polite yet assertive and professional is the best way to ensure the working environment is calm


438 words - 2 pages . I know how to cut a fish but getting a clean cut, I'm just not there yet. I'm still unknowledgeable as to what the different knifes do, from a paring knife to a boning knife to a cleaver. The French or chef's knife is all I'm familiar with. Lastly, being familiar with all or majority of the kitchen tools and what they do, can increase the variety of dishes you can prepare. At home I have the universal pan and pots, the usual at home kitchen

Institute of Medicine Report

858 words - 4 pages .Certain barriers may prevent nurses from being able to respond effectively to rapidly changing health care system. The barriers include age limits, poor competency level, communication skills or family and social factors. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on “attention and resources on health care challenges both broad and specific in order to make a difference on widest scale” ( A consensus report was developed on future of

Advantages to Utilizing Teams in Academic Environments

987 words - 4 pages skills. With variations of idea being formulated, there will be times where our ideas are challenged or not supported. The utilization of teams within the academic environment allows us to gain or improve skills to communicate our thought processes in an effective way with other team members. This is very important because it allows for recommendations and feedback from counterparts to create a stronger ideas or clarify unclear concepts. With the

Punctuality Speech

667 words - 3 pages Punctuality Good morning everyone! Before I give out my speech, I want to ask all of you a question. How many of you have never been late? Odds are none of you! This is because in our nature we see punctuality as flexible. In my speech I’m going to talk about whether punctuality is an important matter in our daily lives or not. Firstly, what is punctuality? Well… punctuality is the act of being on time and being able to do a

Sop Do's and Don'Ts'

592 words - 3 pages stories about how your love of squirrels and dolphins as a child has led you to want to save the world. This is a career path that you are trying to pursue, and attempts at being overly cute or humorous are almost always considered unprofessional. • Claim that you’ll solve some global problem. Individuals can only ever do a small part by ourselves, and although we can each advance knowledge about the natural world, we’re just not going to

Smyth vs. Pillsbury 1996

1827 words - 8 pages Smyth vs. Pillsbury 1996 The Smyth v. Pillsbury 1996 case is one concerning cyber law. The plaintiff, Smyth, stated he was wrongfully terminated by The Pillsbury Company due to public policy and the right to privacy. Smyth utilized the company’s email system and sent emails to his supervisor from home. These emails contained “inappropriate and unprofessional” comments concerning the defendant. (Michael A. Smyth v. The Pillsbury Company, 1996


578 words - 3 pages them out of trouble in the future. Above all, he must be honest for his work and for his company. 3. Organized and Structured - An accountant should personally be a very organized person who is comfortable working within a highly structured environment. An accountant's work can be repetitive and involve strict rules and regulations. She also needs solid time-management skills to keep up with deadlines and complex projects. Being able to

Person Specification

649 words - 3 pages departments for mistakes wearing inappropriate dress/or having an unprofessional appearance being unsupportive of change/ of new ideas for improvement moaning and demoralising others without making an attempt to change things       Safe            Excellent Innovation and excellence in health and care Addenbrooke’s Hospital I Rosie Hospital Corporate Person Specification Feb 12

Bob Knowlton

647 words - 3 pages who made an impression of “the genius guys” who was too confident and did not fear to challenge the traditional way of team work. At the end Knowlton resigns from his post in an unprofessional manner and joins a new company. While Fester was busy pinpointing the things that could be improved for better results, Knowlton’s insecurities kept on increasing day by day. Knowlton was not confident enough to voice his opinion and concerns to Dr

Related Essays

Term Paper

1994 words - 8 pages Workplace Ethics: Unprofessional Conduct Business 309- Business Ethics August 22, 2015.Workplace Ethics: Unprofessional Conduct The workplace should be an environment of professionalism and policies of employees work behavior should be set into place. Unprofessional conduct can interfere with other employees of the workplace and cause the organization that one is working for to be looked at as unprofessional. Any behavior or conduct that

Presidental Debate 2016 Essay

1973 words - 8 pages shaming each other than answering questions about the future of our country. Whenever Rubio called out Trump, Trump would hold his pointer finger up and interrupt Rubio, instead of being respectful of the other opponent and letting him speak. Trump does this often and is extremely unprofessional. If he cannot let his opponent speak, how is he supposed to mediate between other countries? Cruz is respectful of his opponent which I like. Republican

Anti Globalization Essay

561 words - 3 pages the world deal with crises like poverty and unemployment; this however, is no true. The International Forum on Globalization stated that globalization led to a "sharp increase in unemployment in both the North and the South as corporate activity becomes more mobile, unrestricted, opaque, and unaccountable (Globalization Quotes.)" This process does, in fact, lead to massive unemployment and high poverty levels. The growth in trade has, in general

40pages Information On Air Pollution Essay

624 words - 3 pages the average American to get their hands on it. The current administration needs to see the urgency and step up production of these cars. Light pollution is another source of concern. Light pollution is defined as the lightening of the night sky due to artificial light being scattered about, it is also known as sky glow. The average security light uses 800 pounds of coal per year. Unnecessary light not only wastes massive amounts of electricity