1. One man’s decision causes trouble for the whole squad.

"As much as the film deals with a specific situation, on a larger scale, “Allegiance” has a lot to do with the repercussions others must face when we make a decision for ourselves. “Bow Wow’s character, Reyes, goes AWOL and SFC Hart is technically responsible for one of his men going AWOL. Bow Wow is the center of the film and he must make the hard decision between family and country. Everyone else must deal with the consequences once he chooses family over the military.” Malik explained.