I will not lie, cheat, or steal nor tolerate those among us who do.
1st General Order
To take charge of this post and all government property within view.
2nd General Order
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight and hearing.
3rd General Order
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4th General Order
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the Guardhouse than my own.
5th General Order
To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6th General Order
To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, command duty officer, officer of the deck, and officers and petty officers of the watch only.
7th General Order
To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8th General Order
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9th General Order
To call the officer of the deck in any case not covered by instructions.
10th General Order
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
11th General Order
To be especially watchful at night and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
I am a united states sailor.
I will support and defend the constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me.
I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.
I proudly serve my country’s navy combat team with honor, courage, and commitment.
I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.
Mission of the Navy
The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas.
I will support and defend
I will obey the orders
I will bear true faith and allegiance