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Obligation and Creed
Transcript of Obligation and Creed
Becoming A Young Marine
The first step in becoming a Young Marine is to want to be a
Young Marine. The second step is to solemnly take the following Young Marine Obligation.
The Young Marine Creed helps Young Marines live up to their obligations. The creed
is statements of what Young Marines believe are the right things to do.
Obey my parents and all others in charge of me whether young or old
Keep myself neat at all times without other people telling me to.
Think About It
Take a second and think of an example in your life when you have used one or more of the creeds.
Think About it
What do those words mean to you? Take a moment to think about what each part of the obligation means in your own words.
From this day forward, I sincerely promise, I will set an example for
all other youth to follow and I shall never do anything that would
bring disgrace or dishonor upon my God, my Country, and its flag,
my parents, myself, or the Young Marines. These I will honor and
respect in a manner that will reflect credit upon them and myself.
Keep myself clean in mind by attending the church of my faith.
When the Young Marine takes the Young Marine Obligation, it becomes the Young Marines
everyday duty and responsibility to always be on their best behavior, always give
their very best effort in all they do, and never bring embarrassment or dishonor to the
things they hold very important, like their God, country, family, themselves and the Young
Keep my mind alert to learn in school, at home or at play.
Remember having self-discipline will enable me to control my body and
mind in case of an emergency.