The Soldier's Guide: The Complete Guide to U. S. Army Traditions, Training, Duties, and Responsibilities

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This manual condenses important information from a number of U.S. Army regulations, field manuals, and other publications into one crucial volume. Written to answer the many questions asked by soldiers of all ranks in the Army, it covers everything from the history and traditions of the American military to training and service benefits. Find out about such ideals as "The Warrior Ethos" that drive soldiers during a mission and the Army's values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, ...

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Overview

This manual condenses important information from a number of U.S. Army regulations, field manuals, and other publications into one crucial volume. Written to answer the many questions asked by soldiers of all ranks in the Army, it covers everything from the history and traditions of the American military to training and service benefits. Find out about such ideals as "The Warrior Ethos" that drive soldiers during a mission and the Army's values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, personal courage, and discipline. In addition, sections cover ethical reasoning, the basic principles of war, military courtesies, individual combat skills, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602391642
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare, and U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Handbook.
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Table of Contents


Figures     iii
Tables     iv
Vignettes     v
Illustrations     vii
Preface     viii
Introduction     x
The Individual Soldier's Role in the Army     1
The Warrior Ethos and Army Values     2
The Team     17
The Army and the Nation     1
A Short History of the US Army     2
The Operational Environment     59
How the US Government Works     64
Duties, Responsibilities, and Authority of the Soldier     1
Duties, Responsibilities, and Authority     3
Wear and Appearance     15
Uniform Code of Military Justice     30
Standards of Conduct     38
Customs, Courtesies, and Traditions     1
Customs     1
Courtesies     2
Traditions     8
Training     1
Army Training Management     2
Individual Training     15
Force Protection     25
Developmental Counseling and Professional Development     1
Developmental Counseling     2
Professional Development     8
Retention and Reenlistment     20
Benefits of Service     1
Pay and Allowances     4
Housing     7
Health     9
Financial Readiness and Planning     16
Education     23
Relocation Assistance     24
Legal Issues     27
After the Army     29
Selected Combat Tasks     A-1
Army Programs     B-1
Ceremonies     C-1
Internet Resources     D-1
Professional Reading     E-1
Arms and Services of the Army     F-1
Source Notes     S-1
Glossary     G-1
Bibliography     B-1
Index     I-1
Notes     N-1
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