US Marine Corps Values & Leadership Traits

US Marine Corps Values The principles and values imbued into each Marine are the building blocks for making the right decisions at the right time, both on and off the battlefield. Honour, courage and commitment, the core values of the Marines, define how every Marine in the Corps thinks, acts and fights. Honour: This is… Read More


The US Navy’s Values & Leadership Principles

US Navy Values The US Navy has three core values: Honour: “I will bear true faith and allegiance …” Accordingly, we will: Conduct ourselves in the highest ethical manner in all relationships with peers, superiors and subordinates; Be honest and truthful in our dealings with each other, and with those outside the Navy; Be willing… Read More

The US Army’s Values & Leadership Requirements Model

US Army Values US Army personnel learn the US Army’s values in detail during Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Initial Officer Training (IOT). The US Army’s seven core values, using the acronym LDRSHIP, are: Loyalty: Bear true faith and allegiance to the US Constitution, the Army, your unit and other Soldiers. Bearing true faith and… Read More

The Royal Air Force’s Values & Leadership Attributes

RAF Core Values Respect: Service in the Royal Air Force is more than just loyalty to the Crown, military superiors, subordinates and comrades. It also involves the respect for others and a sense of pride. It flows from the duty to put others first and it means there is no place for prejudice or unlawful… Read More

The Royal Marines Values & Standards

Royal Marines Collective Group Values Excellence. Integrity. Self-discipline. Humility. Courage. Determination. Unselfishness. Cheerfulness. Individual Commando Spirit The four elements of Commando Spirit; Courage, Determination, Unselfishness, and Cheerfulness in the face of adversity, are well-known to all recruits by the time they complete Commando training. It is these constituents of the ‘Commando Spirit’ that make each… Read More

The Royal Navy’s Core Values (CCDRIL)

The Royal Navy has six core values (remembered using the acronym CCDRIL): Commitment: Selfless personal commitment is the foundation of Naval Service and enables us to demonstrate a sense of authority and purpose. We must be prepared to serve whenever and wherever we are required, and to do our very best at all times. This… Read More

The British Army’s Values & Standards

The British Army’s values and standards are its strength – they encourage you to put your mates and the mission first. And, by asking you to treat people with respect, they make sure you are treated with respect too. Together they make sure that the British Army is a strong and effective team and a… Read More