Importance of not being late.
In the following paper I will be discussing what series of actions brought me to write this paper, the army regulations surrounding said actions, the possible effects these actions might have on the accomplishment of the mission, the possible affects on your career, and how to discourage and possibly stop such things from ever happening soon or ever again. The reason I am being subject to this time consuming, uninspired, and rather lackluster writing assignment is because I failed to be at the correct place of duty at the time appointed to me by my superiors. The day before we had a relatively late work call and I adjustment my alarm clock to reflect the change and give myself ample time to get myself ready
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We are in the business of customer service, and I do not believe the customer would be very happy if we would make it a habit of showing up late every time they call us to go pick up a load or show up late every time they call us to go drop off a load. The mission does not stop and wait for us, those parts, food, water, tires, ect, are all going somewhere and to someone for a specific purpose and use. Once we drop it off they the people receiving the cargo on ground can begin doing their part in the mission and so and so forth. But if we are late or fail to pick entirely then not only are we bringing a bad light on our work ethic, our battalion, our company, and the people directly in charge of the soldiers and the missions. And on top of the afore mentioned happening our dereliction throws a monkey wrench on the whole mission timeline. Our actions can and will affect the success of all the missions we will part of. Just imagine for a second that you have the very common task of taking ammo from one place to another. In our eyes it trivial and mundane because we have ran the same missions hundreds of times before in our careers as drivers. But we have to be able to see past out own part and see the whole mission. If this mission would take place some where like I don’t know, lets say Iraq, the soldiers receiving the ammo could be in dire need of it. You making your pulls and pick ups on time can have a great impact on people you have never and may never even meet. If