The Oath of Office

Every new Marine Corps officer makes this oath. Just like you will someday. Enjoy the motivation:

OCS graduates take the oath in the National Museum of the Marine Corps
OCS graduates take the Oath in the National Museum of the Marine Corps

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same;

A new 2nd Lt takes the oath

that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.


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