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Profession of Arms. Overview. Nature of the Profession Officership Commitment. Nature of the Profession. Profession : A vocation or occupation characterized by special knowledge and skills applied and dedicated to the improvement of society. Some basic requirements are:

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Profession of arms

Profession of Arms


Overview

Overview

  • Nature of the Profession

  • Officership

  • Commitment


Profession of arms

Nature of the Profession

  • Profession: A vocation or occupation characterized by special knowledge and skills applied and dedicated to the improvement of society.

  • Some basic requirements are:

    • Ethical Behavior

    • Preparation through training & education

    • Continued development

    • Dedication to public service above personal achievement


Profession of arms

Nature of the Profession

  • Military Profession

    • Preserve the Peace

    • Support National Policy

    • Implement National Objectives

    • Overcoming any nation responsible for aggressive acts that imperil the peace and security of the United States.

  • Development of the Military Professional

    • Expertise, Responsibility, Corporateness


Profession of arms

Nature of the Profession

  • Developing the military professional

    • Expertise

      • Technical Knowledge

      • Theoretical Knowledge

      • Broad Liberal Knowledge


Profession of arms

Nature of the Profession

  • Developing the military professional

    • Responsibility to:

      • The US Constitution

      • Maintain high standards

      • Serve the American people


Profession of arms

Nature of the Profession

  • Developing the military professional

    • Corporateness

      • Autonomous social unit

      • Education and training

      • Internal promotions and discipline

      • Promoting the growth of professional knowledge


Officership

Officership

  • Country’s Expectations of Officers

    • Patriotism

    • Honor

    • Integrity

    • Loyalty to service above all else

    • Competence

    • Self-sacrifice


Oath of office

Oath of Office

I, (state your full name), having been appointed a second lieutenant, in the United States Air Force, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the constitution of the United States, against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office upon which I am about to enter, so help me God.


Why have officers and nco s taken an oath

Why have officers and NCO’s taken an oath

To secure their Commitment

to a cause


Summary

Summary

  • Nature of the Profession

  • Officership

  • Commitment


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Profession of Arms


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