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Mission Accomplishment

Mission accomplishment addresses both the ends (results) and the means (how the Marine achieved those results). Therefore, this attribute can be broken down into: performance and proficiency.
•Performance is measured by how successful the Marine was in producing results in the assigned billet, as well as any additional duties formally or informally assigned during the reporting period.
•Proficiency is measured by how well the Marine demonstrated technical knowledge and practical skill in the execution of those duties.

Intellect and Wisdom

The Marine possesses an effective knowledge-base which allows for good judgment and decision-making ability. This attribute can be broken down into: judgment and decision-making.
•Judgment is the discretionary aspect of decision-making. Judgment draws on core values, knowledge, and personal experience to make wise choices.
•Making sound decisions leads to mission accomplishment. You should actively collect and evaluate information and weigh alternatives to make the best decision.


During performance of duties, the Marine displays ideal leadership qualities such as leading and developing subordinates, setting the example, ensuring the well-being of subordinates, and effective communication skills.
•Leading subordinates is the application of leadership principles to provide direction and motivate subordinates.
•Developing subordinates is the commitment to train, educate, mentor, and challenge subordinates.
•Marines who set the example serve as a role model for others.
•Ensure the well-being of subordinates by having a genuine interest in the well-being of Marines.
•Communication skills is the effective transmission and receipt of thoughts and ideas that enable leadership.

Individual Character

The Marine displays qualities, such as courage, initiative, and effectiveness under stress, which distinguish each Marine as an individual.
•Courage is the moral and physical strength to overcome danger, fear, difficulty or anxiety.
•Taking the initiative is to act in the absence of specific directions or orders.
•To be effective under stress, you will need to think, function, and lead effectively under conditions of physical and/or mental pressure.

The Marine adheres to the letter of the law and regulations. The Marine demonstrates prompt obedience to lawful orders, disciplined behavior, and adherence to standards.


The Marine demonstrates flexibility and innovation by adapting appropriately to various situations.

Influence on Others

The Marine's actions influence the positive performance and behavior from other Marines. By setting the example, the Marine exerts a positive effect on the actions, behavior, and opinions of others.

Moral Fitness

The Marine effectively applies the principles of "right" and "wrong" in relation to the Marine Corps core values. The Marine demonstrates high moral standards of virtue, honor, patriotism, and honesty.

Physical Fitness as Affected by Clean and Temperate Habits

The Marine demonstrates a moderate or self-restrained lifestyle that does not affect physical performance.
Temperate in this case means "moderate" in regard to indulgence of appetite or desire, especially in the use of alcohol. A person with temperate habits would not drink alcohol to excess.

Participation in Unit Activities Not Related to the Unit Mission

The Marine volunteers to participate in unit-sponsored events, in both military and civilian settings, contributing to the unit's esprit de corps. These activities do not include regular duties and additional assignments (e.g., barracks duty, working party).
Examples may include volunteering to assist with unit-sponsored events at nursing homes, orphanages, etc.