No More Duty, Honor, Country

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No More Duty, Honor, Country

Post by scipioafricanus » ... nated.html

Mac Daddy wouldn't be happy.
On Sunday, the Armed Forces Press reported that West Point brass had made a recent decision to “update” the academy’s Mission Statement, which until that point, read as such:

To educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.

With the approved revisions, West Point’s official mission now reads:

To build, educate, train, and inspire the Corp of Cadets to be commissioned leaders of character committed to the Army Values and ready for a lifetime of service to the Army and Nation.
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Re: No More Duty, Honor, Country

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...even before I read MHI, my response to seeing a poster for the stars of the latest Twilight movies was "I see 2 targets and a collaborator".
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Army Values

read "DEI"
"The Guncounter: More fun than a barrel of tattooed knife-fighting chain-smoking monkey butlers with drinking problems and excessive gambling debts!"

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Re: No More Duty, Honor, Country

Post by Netpackrat »

Are the oaths of enlistment and whatever officers take built into the UCMJ, or are they something the DOD could change without going through Congress? Seems like that's something they will want to fuck with sooner rather than later.
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