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Personality and Military Service 

Personality and Military Service
Personality and Military Service

Michael R. DeVries

and Emile K. Wijnans

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date: 16 January 2021

There is no single military personality style; however, service members may have common traits. Personality variation between military members and the general population likely increases as a function of time in the service. Dedication to duty, emotional stability, conscientiousness, and functional anxiety may be more salient in military service members.

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