Army Basics

US Army Values

LOYALTY: Bear true faith and allegiance to the US Constitution,
the Army, your unit, and other soldiers.
DUTY: Fulfill your obligations.
RESPECT: Treat people as they should be treated.
SELFLESS SERVICE: Put the welfare of the nation, the Army,
and subordinates before your own.
INTEGRITY: Fulfill your obligations.
PERSONAL COURAGE: Face fear, danger, or adversity (physical
or moral).

General Orders

1. I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit
my post only when properly relieved.

2. I will obey my special orders and perform all of my duties
in a military manner.

3. I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instructions to the commander of the relief.

Cadet Creed

I am an Army Cadet. Soon I will take an oath to become an Army Officer committed to defending the values which make this Nation great. Honoris my touchstone. I understand mission first and people always.
I am the past: the spirit of those warriors who have made the final sacrifice.
I am the present: the scholar and apprentice soldier enhancing my skills in the science of warfare and the art of leadership.
But above all, I am the future: the future warrior leader of the United States Army. May God give me the compassion and judgment to lead and the gallantry in battle to win. I will do my duty

U.S. Army Song

"The Army Goes Rolling Along"
Written and adapted by H.W. Arberg

March along, sing our song
with the Army of the free
Count the brave, count the true,
who have fought to victory.
We're the Army and proud of our name;
We're the Army and proudly proclaim:First to fight for the right, and to build the Nation's might,
And the Army Goes Rolling Along
Proud of all we have done,
Fighting till the battle's won,
And the Army Goes Rolling Along
Then it's hi, hi, hey! The Army's on its way
Count off the cadence loud and strong (two, three)
For wher-e'er we go, You will always know
that the Army Goes Rolling Along
Valley Forge, Custer's ranks, San Juan hill and Patton's tanks,
And the Army went rolling along.
Minute men from the start,
Always fighting from the heart,
And the Army keeps rolling along.
Men in rags, men who froze, still that Army met its foes,
And the Army went rolling along.
Faith in God, then we're right,
And we'sll fight with all our might,
As the Army keeps rolling along!


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