I'm not sure where your hearing all this stuf, because its not the sort of thing i have heard soldiers praised for. They often get praised for the job they do, and rightly so. But when it comes to self discipline in not military situations, they are probably worse than civvies. Many soldiers, especially young married ones, have finacial problems. Drinking is almost expected. I think your dad is right when he says about how they behave when away from prying eyes. And no matter how many times get in trouble and get some form of punishment, they still do it again.
Discipline - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 23, 1868, the Legislature of California passed an act creating the University 'in order to devote to the largest purposes of education the benefaction made to the State' by the Morrill Act. St. 1867—68, p. 248. This law of the state, called the organic act, provides that 'any resident of California, of the age of fourteen years or upwards, of approved moral character, shall have the right to enter himself in the University as a student at large, and receive tuition in any branch or branches of instruction at the time when the same are given in their regular course, on such terms as the Board of Regents may prescribe.' Section 3. It declared that the college of agriculture should be first established, section 4; that the college of mechanic arts should be next established, section 5, 'and in order to fulfil the requirements of the said Act of Congress, all able-bodied male students of the University, whether pursuing full or partial courses in any college, or as students at large, shall receive instruction and discipline in military tactics in such manner and to such extent as the Regents shall prescribe, the requisite arms for which shall be furnished by the State,' section 6. Article 9, § 9, of the state Constitution as amended November 5, 1918, declares: 'The University of California shall constitute a public trust, to be administered by the existing corporation known as 'The Regents of the University of California,' with full powers of organization and government, subject only to such legislative control as may be necessary to insure compliance with the terms of the endowments of the university and the security of its funds; * * * provided, that all moneys derived from the sale of public lands donated to this State by act of Congress approved July 2, 1862 (and the several acts amendatory thereof), shall be invested as provided by said acts of Congress and the income from said moneys shall be inviolably appropriated to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college of agriculture, where the leading objects shall be (without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics) to teach such branches of learning as are related to scientific and practical agriculture and mechanic arts, in accordance with the requirements and conditions of said acts of Congress.' September 15, 1931, pursuant to the provisions of the organic act and Constitution, the regents promulgated the following order:
Yet, it seems that the current govt
Chief Judge Baker dissented in both cases, with a comprehensive analysis of the legislative history of Article 12 that offered a pragmatic conclusion that the original intent of the drafters of the UCMJ was “on the one hand, to prevent the confinement of servicemembers in immediate association with enemy combatants and foreign nationals in military detention, and, on the other hand, to permit the transfer of servicemembers to federal prisons in order to facilitate their rehabilitation and promote discipline in military confinement facilities.” Wilson, 73 M.J. at 398 (Baker, C.J., dissenting).
Military discipline and the law - ICRC