Marine Corps Leadership Traits - COURAGE
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Marine Corps Leadership Trait Courage Definition:
Courage is what allows you to remain calm while recognizing fear. Moral courage means having the inner strength to stand up for what is right and to accept blame when something is your fault. Physical courage means that you can continue to function effectively when there is physical danger present.
Suggestions for Improvement: You can begin to control fear by practicing self-discipline and calmness. If you fear doing certain things required in your daily life, force yourself to do them until you can control your reaction.
Marines learn many forms of courage, from the physical courage to face the unknown to the moral courage to do the right thing. Marines return to their communities with the courage to take on every challenge life presents.