Even with the drawdown and sequestration the Army's number one priority continues to be leader development. The leader development applies not only to officers but to noncommissioned officers as well.
Chief of Staff of the Army General Ray Odierno mentions that, "We cease to be effective as an Army if we let that go".
When Gen Odierno is talking to Soldiers about the Army Profession he draws attention to the 3C's Character, Competence, and Commitment. "That's what underpins everything we do," he said.
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