[brid video="122987" player="7965" title="Mighty Minute Dirtbag CGO"]Officers in the military don't always have the best reputation.
Company Grade Officers, or "CGOs," might have it worse — at least there's some heft behind a full-bird; lieutenants are like wee babes in the wood.
In the four or five years we're training and partying at frat houses earning degrees, our enlisted peers go on multiple combat deployments and conduct real world operations.
So when you show up as a brand new el-tee with them shiny butterbars, that is decidedly not the time to pull rank; it's the time to earn the respect the rank commands.
Here are a few ways to do that without being a dirtbag