A Soldier’s Creed: In the Gym
The following are some facts about soldier’s creed. The beliefs of soldiers creed have been adopted from various sources such as history books, military manuals, etc. However, they were not always believed to be true by all soldiers. Some believe that it was only after World War II that these beliefs became widely accepted among the troops. The belief in soldier’s creed is still practiced today by many veterans and active duty personnel.
1) All men are created equal.
2) No man is above another man.
3) A good leader leads by example and inspires others to do their best.
4) Honor your country, its flag, and its armed forces.
Never forget that those who serve will fight when called upon to defend our freedom against aggression or invasion.
5) Do not kill.
If you must kill, then do so with honor and respect for human life.
6) Always remember that there is no greater sacrifice than giving up one’s own life for the defense of others.
7) There is nothing more glorious than serving one’s country.
8) Work together as a team to defend yourself or others against aggressors or invaders.
9) A soldier does not shy away from responsibilities or duty.
If he embarks on a mission, he sees it through to its end no matter what the odds.
10) A Soldier’s word is sacred and should be given only when certain that it can be kept.
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