My Promise

April 18, 2011
By Zyferia GOLD, Clarkston, Michigan
Zyferia GOLD, Clarkston, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"If you don't stand for something, You'll fall for anything."


I am an American Soldier.

I protect what I love.
I am a Warrior and a member of a team.

I am one piece of many.
I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.

I vow to live with honor, courage and respect.

I will always place the mission first.
I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.
I will never leave a fallen comrade.

I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.

I will know my physical limits and push myself everyday.
I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.

I will maintain my defense.
I am an expert and I am a professional.

I am ready to give my life for those around me.
I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.

I am ready to give my life in debt to my country.
I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.

I will protect this way of life.
I am an American Soldier.


The author's comments:
I ship off in november of 2011. I hope this resonates pride, and honor in people as it does with me. i keep a copy of this in my wallet at all times.

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on May. 16 2011 at 9:17 am
May god be with you and thank you for defending this nation. My dad is currently stationed in Afganistan and its his 2nd tour over seas. But may god be with you and you guys will always be in our prayers.


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