Almighty Father, whose command is over all and whose love never fails,
Make me aware of Thy presence and obedient to Thy will.
Keep me true to my best self, guarding me against dishonesty in purpose or deed and
Helping me to live so that I can face my fellow Marines, my loved ones, and Thee without fear.
Protect my family. Give me the will to do the work of a Marine, and to accept my share of
Responsibilities with vigor and enthusiasm.
Grant me the courage to be proficient in my daily performance.
Keep me loyal and faithful to my superiors and to the duties my country and the Marine Corps
Have entrusted to me. Make me considerate of those entrusted to my leadership.
Help me to wear my uniform with dignity, and let it remind me daily of the
Traditions I must uphold. If I am inclined to doubt, steady my faith.
If I am tempted, make me strong to resist.
If I should miss my mark, give me the courage to try again.
Guide me with the light of truth and give grant me wisdom by which I may understand
The answer to my prayer.