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Memorization

DCOIC MEMORIZATION

Sailor’s Creed
I am a United States Sailor. I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me. I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world. I proudly serve my country's Navy combat team with honor, courage, and commitment. I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.

Chain of Command
Sir/Ma’am, the _____ person in this officer’s chain of command is:

  1. Division Officer: ______________
  2. Class Chief Petty Officer ______________
  3. Class Officer: ______________
  4. NSI Course Supervisor: ______________
  5. Executive Officer, Officer Training Command Newport: ______________
  6. Commanding Officer, Officer Training Command Newport: ______________
  7. Commander, Naval Service Training Command: ______________
  8. Commander, Naval Education and Training Command: ______________
  9. Chief of Naval Operations: ______________
  10. Secretary of the Navy: ______________
  11. Secretary of Defense: ______________
  12. Vice-President of the United States: ______________
  13. President of the United States: ______________

Code of Conduct

  1. I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense.
  2. I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist.
  3. If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.
  4. If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information nor take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me and will back them up in every way.
  5. When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give name, rank, service number and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful to their cause.
  6. I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.

General Orders of a Sentry
Sir/Ma’am, the ______ general order of a sentry is to:

  1. Take charge of this post and all government property in view.
  2. Walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
  3. Report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
  4. Repeat all calls from any posts more distant from the guardhouse (quarterdeck) than my own.
  5. Quit my post only when properly relieved.
  6. Receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry that relieves me all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Day, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
  7. Talk to no one except in the line of duty.
  8. Give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
  9. call the Corporal of the Guard or Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
  10. Salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
  11. Be especially watchful at night and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

Phonetic Alphabet

Letter

 

Pronunciation

A

Alpha

 

AL fah

B

Bravo

 

BRAH voh

C

Charlie

 

CHAR lee

D

Delta

 

DELL tah

E

Echo

 

ECK oh

F

Foxtrot

 

FOKS trot

G

Golf

 

GOLF

H

Hotel

 

hoh TELL

I

India

 

IN dee ah

J

Juliet

 

JEW lee et

K

Kilo

 

KEE loh

L

Lima

 

LEE mah

M

Mike

 

MIKE

N

November

 

no VEM ber

O

Oscar

 

OSS cah

P

Papa

 

pah PAH

Q

Quebec

 

kay BECK

R

Romeo

 

ROW me oh

S

Sierra

 

see AIR rah

T

Tango

 

TANG oh

U

Uniform

 

YOU nee form

V

Victor

 

VIK tah

W

Whiskey

 

WISS key

X

X-Ray

 

ECKS ray

Y

Yankee

 

YANG key

Z

Zulu

 

ZOO loo

  
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