You don't need to accomplish every task in a particular mission for it to be a success.
"There is a common misunderstanding about former military service members. Some people believe that veterans who served were just order takers, executors, people who just blindly did what they were ordered to do without thought or consideration. The reality couldn’t be more opposite. Military personnel are trained in something called 'commander’s intent.' It’s the underlying concept of any operation that describes the outcome the commander wants to see happen no matter what. It may be impossible to accomplish every task in a particular mission, but if the commander’s intent is achieved, the mission is a success." -- Jeff Allen, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard of Middle Tennessee, Army veteran
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