- "For every problem a solution must be found. It is the commander's duty to see that the objectives of the mission are obtained. He is personally responsible should the mission fail. If the objective is of importance, he is to succeed regardless of the method needed to obtain success. It is the commander's duty to see that success is obtained in accordance with the directives of the New Order"
- ―First axiom from Surface Operation Training Document 89, Officers' Section.
Surface Operation Training Document 89 was a training document from the Imperial Army on ground operations. It included a section for officers, which featured in the first axiom the duty and responsibilities of a commander.