An Officer's Authority and Responsibility

Miller, Gerald E.
September 2003
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2003, Vol. 129 Issue 9, p82
Conference Proceeding
It is worthwhile to be reminded occasionally of the wisdom of our founding fathers as they crafted the Constitution for the governance of our republic, the United States—a nation based on the rule of law. The Constitution is not the only masterwork we inherited from our founders. Particularly significant are the concepts spelled out for the authority and responsibility of officers in charge of the units in our armed forces.


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