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Careerism as defined in the freedictionary.com is a noun meaning the pursuit of professional advancement as one's chief or sole aim: "Rampant careerism, which makes many a work place a joyless site, was in check" Mary McGrory.

Is careerism a problem in the Armed Forces? Or is it a symptom of something larger? Has it been a problem through the ages? Are senior leaders addressing careerism or ignoring it?

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The problem with society concerning the military and careerism is that most feel that they are joining the military to learn a trade and become a career soldier. Well, that is well and good, however, throughout the past ages, men and women have joined the military for loyalty to their country or because of a call to arms to protect this country's liberty and rights. The armed forces has created ...

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This solution discusses careerism in the military.