Respect to Ncos in the Army

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Older than any individual group, organization, religion, civilization, culture or military, respect is almost as old, if not as old, as the human race itself. Respect started with prehistoric bands of people, looking for experience and leadership, and remains today as we know it within societies and militaries around the world. Indeed, nothing with an organizational hierarchy, including civilization itself, could exist as we know it today without the ongoing application of respect, in its many forms. This fact is most obvious, and can not be illustrated any further, than by looking at the worlds militaries, and by observing customs, courtesies, and policies of different military organizations, past and present. If one researches ancient armies and navies, it would not be hard to see, that while it took many hundreds of years for some civilizations to come into contact one another for the first time, and while each one has its own unique culture, language, and traditions, the application of respect is universal around the world and throughout history. And while that implementation is unique to the culture, times, and military situation, there are very clear similarities that show respect was and is an inherent human trait. the military aspect of their lives, but about their personal lives as well. They make sure that soldiers are physically and mentally fit, trained and proficient in their warrior tasks and drills, and live up to all other aspects of the Soldier's Creed. The most important reason to show respect to an NCO is that we would not be where we are today if we did not have respect for them. Respect is the one thing that makes things run so smoothly in the military. When we have respect for NCO's we are able to keep our attention on the mission at hand instead of having to disciplining soldiers. A lack of respect for NCOs results in a serious
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