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CREED OF THE U. S.  COAST GUARDSMAN
 

I am proud to be a United States Coast Guardsman. 
I revere that long line of expert seamen who by their devotion to duty and sacrifice of self have made it possible for me to be a member of a service honored and respected, in peace and in war, throughout the world. 
I never, by work or deed, will bring reproach upon the fair name of my service, nor permit others to do so unchallenged. 
 I will cheerfully and willingly obey all lawful orders.
 I will always be on time to relieve, and shall endeavor to do more, rather than less, than my share. 
 I will always be at my station, alert and attending to my duties. 
I shall, so far as I am able, bring to my seniors solutions, not problems. 
I shall live joyously, but always with due regard for the rights and privileges of others. 
I shall endeavor to be a model citizen in the community in which I live. 
I shall sell life dearly to an enemy of my country, but give it freely to
rescue those in peril. 
With God's help, I shall endeavor to be one of His noblest Works -
A UNITED STATES COASTGUARDSMAN.
Written in 1938 by VADM Harry G. Hamlet, USCG, Commandant 1932-1936. 

Text provided by MCPOCG Vince Patton, USCG.Top Of This Page

We Need You-- The Coast Guard Auxiliary is called upon to provide essential services to the Coast Guard as they focus more heavily on their military missions.  We need all the help we can get.  You needn't own a boat or be an experienced boater, since our missions are wide-ranging.  For information about Auxiliary missions and the Auxiliary in general, go to our Join the Auxiliary web page.  You will find there a form through which you can ask that a local Auxiliarist make contact with you to explore the ways in which you can assist Team Coast Guard.

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