Aristotle, Alexander the Great, and the United States Air Force

Aristotle categorized three elements of character ἦθος (ethos) in the following manner:

    phronesis φρόνησις (ethics)
    eunoia εὔνοια (goodwill)
    areté Ἀρετή (excellence)

U.S. Air Force Core Values:

    Integrity First
    Service Before Self
    Excellence in All We Do

U.S. Army Core Values:

    Loyalty
    Duty
    Respect
    Selfless Service
    Honor
    Integrity
    Personal Courage

U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Core Values:

    Honor
    Courage
    Commitment
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