Oath of Enlistment

Publishing and Posting Orders and Regulations

As a Commanding Officer, you need to memorize the both the Officer Oath of Office and the Oath of Enlistment.

The Oath of Enlistment (for enlisted):

“I, (state your name), 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; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.”