Lieutenant General Harold G. Moore delivers a speech to his soldiers and their families that speaks about the united vision of the group. He calls his soldiers to work together even if members may believe in a different creed or be of a different race. He also indicates that it will be a difficult battle and that his soldiers have his full support.
Lt. Geoghegan acts as a resource and a teacher for his soldiers by telling them how to protect their feet. He leaves them to perform the action instead of doing it for them. He also connects the soldiers with each other by having every person check another person's feet.