Mutual Loyalty…

“Discipline must be imposed, but loyalty must be earned – yet the highest form of discipline exists only where there is mutual loyalty, up and down.” Aubrey Newman (1903 to 1994) Major General Aubrey Strode “Red” Newman (1903–1994) served in the US Army for 34 years. Newman commanded the 34th Infantry Regiment of the 24th… Read More

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Great & Small Discipline…

“You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things. There is only one sort of discipline – perfect discipline. Discipline is based on:- Pride in the profession of arms.Meticulous attention to detail.Mutual Respect and Confidence. Discipline can only be obtained when leaders are as imbued with the sense of their lawful obligations… Read More

Turn Your Home Into a Boot Camp!

Discipline is one of the most important foundations of the military and also one of the cornerstones of fitness – It is a key aspect they both share. And, during unprecedented times such as we live in today, with a global pandemic ravaging the world, it is easy to lose that discipline, to give in… Read More

Type of Discipline…

“It ought now to be obvious that the best type of discipline will evolve from the following circumstances: (1) When the leader knows the individuals who make up his group. (2) When the individuals who make up the group know the leader. (3) When the leader identifies himself with the group in every possible way.… Read More

Expected & Required…

“An officer is expected and required to present a smart appearance, and to maintain his clothing and equipment in a clean, neat, and serviceable condition. He must conform strictly to regulations, so that he may establish the standard for the enlisted men of his organization. His carriage should be upright, and he should show life… Read More

Prestige Discipline…

“‘Prestige is the basis of discipline, ‘for we shall not lead our men by force or by fear, but solely by the prestige which we hold.’” J.F.C. Fuller (1878 to 1966), Training Soldiers for War, 1914 Major General John Frederick Charles ‘Boney’ Fuller, CB, CBE, DSO was a senior British Army officer, military historian, and… Read More

Humanity & Iron Discipline…

“If soldiers are punished before they have grown attached to you, they will not prove submissive; and unless submissive, they will be practically useless. If, when the soldiers have become attached to you, punishments are not enforced, they will still be useless. Therefore soldiers must be treated in the first instance with humanity, but kept… Read More