Integrity is adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. Integrity also happens to be in your army values which are a great standard for you to set for yourself that way youve got some kind of standard to hold yourself to. The ways that integrity affects your company is because if your first sergeant has no integrity then how can you trust him to lead a company in to war. It works kind of the same way for your platoon because if you can trust a platoon sergeant youre probably not going to want to be in that platoon and go somewhere else. The way that it works if you dont happen to have integrity in your squad is that youre probably going to doubt everything that your squad leader says and his abilities on the battlefield.
Integrity in a team is the most important because not having integrity in a team can ruin everything. Your pretty much one big family and have to be able to trust the people in your team to watch your back because thats going to be the people that are the closes to you when you get deployed. And if you dont trust your team leader you will question all of his decisions that he makes while controlling the team and then youre going to question whether or not that hes actually capable of being a team leader and have doubts. Which when you start to have doubts youre not going to be worried about do your job while in combat because youre going to have other stuff on your mind and then that can get you or your battle buddies hurt or worse. And last but not least lying is a form of disrespect and disrespecting a noncommissioned officer can be referred to in article 91 which covers Insubordinate conduct toward warrant officers, NCO,