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Officer Oath of Office

Brigadier General Nicholson: Please raise your right hand and repeat after me.

I, state your full name,

Marines: I, (name)…

BGen Nicholson: …do solemnly swear…

Marines: …do solemnly swear…

BGen Nicholson: …that I will support and defend…

Marines: …that I will support and defend…

BGen Nicholson: …the constitution of the United States…

Marines: …the constitution of the United States…

BGen Nicholson: …against all enemies…

Marines: …against all enemies…

BGen Nicholson: …foreign and domestic;

Marines: …foreign and domestic;

BGen Nicholson: …and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same;

Marines: …and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same;

BGen Nicholson: …that I take this obligation freely…

Marines: …that I take this obligation freely…

BGen Nicholson: …without mental reservation…

Marines: …without mental reservation…

BGen Nicholson: …or purpose of evasion…

Marines: …or purpose of evasion…

BGen Nicholson: …and that I will well and faithfully…

Marines: …and that I will well and faithfully…

BGen Nicholson: …discharge the duties…

Marines: …discharge the duties…

BGen Nicholson: …of the office of which I am about to enter.

Marines: …of the office of which I am about to enter.

BGen Nicholson: So help me God.

Marines: So help me God.

BGen Nicholson: Congratulations to Second Lieutenants of Charlie Company.