The Sailor’s Creed

Award Wording Details

RECIPIENT NAME

For you were called to freedom,
brothers and sisters;
only do not use your freedom
as an opportunity for self-indulgence,
but through love
become slaves to one another.
- Galatians 5:13

In honor and appreciation of your service,
as a father and sailor.
Your dedication serves as an example to us all.

A SAILOR’S CREED

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.