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Judgment

Harrell: Judgment is incredibly important in the Marine Corps because Marines rely on you to make life-saving decisions.

Booker: The most junior Marine needs to make important decisions throughout his Marine Corps career and especially in combat. We want Marines to be able to make the right decision at the right time.

Barikbin: It's vital to possess judgment as a leader of Marines. Day in and day out, you have Marines' lives in your hands, and you have to be able to make the correct judgments, or at least make the best judgment that you can with whatever information is available to you.

Irving: You're assigned one mission and you accomplish it, and then you find out, hey, you could have done it a better way, so the next time it comes up your judgment is a lot better.

Smit: Showing good judgment is something that Marines are trained to do in any situation, whether it be a family situation at home or when they're deployed overseas.

Hunt: People want the challenge of becoming a Marine, and I have to always exercise judgment in front of these young men and women because they look at me as the Marine Corps.

Kohlmeyer: Growing up, didn't really know what I wanted to do, made bad calls. Being in the Marine Corps has definitely put me on the right track in doing what's right.

Ghee: When you take a young person, and you give them that type of training, those type of opportunities, it's inevitable. They're going to come back to society as better citizens.

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