Your integrity level: Meeting Army standards?

By Robert Johnson
Public Affairs Office

What is your integrity level?

One of the Army’s seven values is integrity. A Soldier is expected to do what is right, morally and legally, even when no one is watching. But unlike the value of loyalty (you are either loyal or not), integrity seems to have its own 50 shades of gray.

Now I am barely 50 words into this article, but already I predict there are people wanting to challenge my assertion, so let’s put it to a test.

We’ve all read a story of someone who finds an envelope, wallet or box containing hundreds or even thousands of dollars and then promptly returns it to the original owner. Everyone I know would agree that this would be the actions of a person with integrity.  

But what if the money was laying in…