Honor,Courage & Commitment
Worn with pride and respectHONOR guides Marines to exemplify the ultimate in ethical and moral behavior as detailed in the following list:Obey the lawLead by exampleRespect yourself and othersMaintain a high standard of integritySupport and defend the constitutionUphold special trust and confidencePlace faith and honor above all elseHonor fellow Marines, the Corps, Country, and Family.The qualities of maturity, dedication, trust and dependability commit Marines to act responsibly; to be accountable for their actions; and to fulfill their obligations.COURAGE is the mental, moral and physical strength ingrained in Marines. Courage is the ability to do the right thing, in the right way, for the right reasons. It carries Marines through the challenges of combat and aids them in overcoming fear. It is the inner strength that enables a Marine to do what is right; to adhere to a higher standard of personal conduct; to lead by example; and to make tough decisions under stress and pressure.COMMITMENT is the spirit of determination and dedication found in Marines. It leads to the highest order of discipline for individuals and units. It is the ingredient that enables 24-hour-a-day dedication to the Corps and country. It inspires the unrelenting determination to achieve a standard of excellence in every endeavor.