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The Infantryman's Creed

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Posted over 6 years ago

 

I am the Infantry.

I am my country's strength in war.

her deterrent in peace.

I am the heart of the fight-

wherever, whenever.

I carry America's faith and honor

against her enemies.

I am the Queen of Battle.


I am what my country expects me to be-

the best trained solider in the world.

In the race for victory

I am swift, determined, and courageous,

armed with a fierce will to win.


Never will I fail my country's trust.

always I fight on-

through the foe,

to the objective,

to triumph over all,

If necessary, I will fight to my death.


By my steadfast courage,

I have won 200 years of freedom.

I yield not to weakness,

to hunger,

to cowardice,

to fatigue,

to superior odds,

for I am mentally tough, physically strong,

and morally straight.


I forsake not-

my country,

my mission

my comrades,

my sacred duty.


I am relentless.

I am always there,

now and forever.

I AM THE INFANTRY!

FOLLOW ME


Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Rate This | Posted over 6 years ago

 

And they didn't have to use the term "warrior" even once.  Sweet.

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Wow!!!! I am impressed, I dont mean to sound  like an a hole but how hard is it to copy and paste the creed and pretend like you were or still are an infantryman. I dont see the point in you posting that. You had to expect a reaction like this from someone right????...Posting my creed doesnt make you one of us and maybe I am way off here but I am calling bs...


 


STEP INTO MY KILL ZONE


Larry

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Rated +1 | Posted over 5 years ago

 

I'm in your kill zone.  hey, man, look, more than likely, he is.  its about one step too hard out of the way for any jo schmo to find it.  i'm no longer active, but you bet your expendable ass that i am still and always will be an Infantryman.  so will you when you get out.  it wont leave you. when some one gets in your 3 foot bubble, you will be.  as well as any other time.  or are you one of those new school guys with the no-smokings and the stress cards?  be carefull. you may some day be a has been like me with some one calling you an old cooky bastard when your not even old, queen of battle !!!!!! -brought to you by carls junior.-

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

AAHHHH!!!  KILL!!!!!!!

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This thread just got frigging wierd. 

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

Hey, RLTW78, How about an intro post before you start insulting people.  Read the TOU, too.  It's the rules.


Go out today and preach the gospel, and if you must, use words. St. Francis of Assisi

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

WHOO BOY,Now Im pissed! The guy who posted the creed done good,Every once in a while,It makes me feel like I did somthing worth doing. Thanks bro. But I get the feeling from the other young hero, That he just does not feel that us retired folks are Infantry-soldiers any more.Also, I get the feeling that , For no reason that I can fathom, He feels that the poster is not infantry either. Well, Sit back spanky,I got somthing to say!


I was 11-Bravo when we still wore Army-green,Our side-arm was a m-1911-45-cal. pistol.We didnt haveany fancy crew-served weapons,Our m-60 Machine guns were heavy and jammed.We diddnt have computers,Our morter-team used calculators and kentucky-windage.If we got smart-assed with sarge,and got knocked on our 5th point of contact,Well We just learned our lesson and drove on.I have had the pleasure of visiting such pleasure-spots as Central and South america, East and west Germany,(Dont ask),Grenada,The mddle-East and Africa.And oh yeah, When I was serving,You had to EARN that black-beret,By going to Ranger-school,And completing it.


Listen man,None of this is your failt,It just shows your youth. I respect all who are serving now,And those who ever served. Just dont forget two important lessons here,


1-Dont EVER voice doubts as to someones service unless you have proof.


And oh yeah, If you think what your doing now scares you, Just waite until you get home and close your eyes to the dreams ,To the questions of others,To people look at you like your Norman Bates. THEN you can say that youve "seen the dragon"


This post was oin no way meant as disrespect to anyone serving our nation.


 


2-I and those like me have probably been in your kill-zone before you were born.

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winddog40 says ...



I was 11-Bravo when we still wore Army-green,Our side-arm was a m-1911-45-cal. pistol.We didnt haveany fancy crew-served weapons,Our m-60 Machine guns were heavy and jammed.We diddnt have computers,Our morter-team used calculators and kentucky-windage.If we got smart-assed with sarge,and got knocked on our 5th point of contact,Well We just learned our lesson and drove on.I have had the pleasure of visiting such pleasure-spots as Central and South america, East and west Germany,(Dont ask),Grenada,The mddle-East and Africa.And oh yeah, When I was serving,You had to EARN that black-beret,By going to Ranger-school,And completing it.


Yep, no camo when I was in, and the 1911 was still king.  I remember the troubles with the M-60, too.  Broken bolts, jams, and when the barrel got hot you'd better have your towel when it was time to change it if you still wanted to have any meat left on your hands. 


 A change of uniforms, weapons, enemies, or AO's doesn't mean a change in being infantry.



Go out today and preach the gospel, and if you must, use words. St. Francis of Assisi

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Rated -1 | Posted over 5 years ago

 

any creed can be googled. any joe schmo too hard to find? tell me a creed i cant find over google... seriously.

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It's tattoo'd on my shoulder, my blood runs blue, and it runs deep in me.  I am the Infantry.  If you have something to say about it, if you think I'm not Infantry, then F**K you!  I spent 8 years serving in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman.  Here are some facts that would be a little hard to google:


In basic training I started off with C Co. 1/19 INF on Sand Hill, I broke my foot and was moved to B Co. 2/58 INF (the House of Pain) after I healed.  Bravo Company had a motto that we yelled along with the Infantryman's creed, the only way to know this motto is to have been there.


B 2-58 is who we are!

Best trained from near to far

We're lean and mean, we run the course

We're trained to kill without remorse,

We train and train in every skill

We always find the means to kill

We're the ones who bring disaster

Those who know us fear the Bush Master!


Those of you that talk S**T are the same ones who either dropped out or were kicked out of the military, or just never had the balls to join in the first place.  Or you were some lame ass P.O.G who hates the Infantry because we always steal your girls.  And By the way... Thats SERGEANT joe schmo to you!!


Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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shockusmc87 says ...


Wow....shit just got out of control in here....everyone needs to take a chill pill and smoke a cigarette


Quit comparin whos d**k is bigger


Gotta agree,
But come on Guys! It's cool every now and then to reminise or be reminded of your duty when you read the Infantry creed. For some reason every time, I see the creed I have to read it because it's symbolic to me. Having the prestige to say u are a grunt or was a grunt is the best thing. Maybe it was any easy way to get five points but no matter what if you are infantry or not, you should always respect the creed when u see it. I'm sure the guy who posted it is just proud of it and wanted to share it

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

It is something to be proud of.  Whether you are an Army Grunt or a Marine Grunt, we're all Infantry brothers.  We chose to take on the hardest job in the military (besides Rangers, Special Forces, and Force Recon, BUT they're all grunts as well).  We are a breed apart, that's why we stand out everywhere we go.  Looking the sharpest, shooting the best, weapon's the cleanest, acting the most professional.   I'm proud to be a Grunt and I'm proud to call the rest of you Grunts my brothers!


Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

We must embrace each-other as brothers,


Lest the world percieve us as fools--------


FOLLOW ME!

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shockusmc87 says ...

Yea someone's testerone was a little to high and they started challening the author of the thread if he was really a grunt and what not.......makes suspicious as to why there challening...Im grunt and wont challenge somebody when they say there a grunt unless there oblivous, so I wonder if the above are grunts, they seem a little insecure

I think the infantry instilled in me the disicipline I needed to acheive the things I have achevied. I beleive every young man should do atleast two years as a grunt because of it. I will tell u that I've seen a lot of nerd type guys become grunts to have the title, also have seen them become police officers because of the title, prestige and power. Also seen power hungry guys join as well because of the things mentioned. Atfter being in the fields for 13 years I can pick them out. Since I am a leader I set those guys down and mentor to them about, it's not the title and prestige, you have to love it. Don't have the love then your not cut out.

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rlh11bravo says ...



It's tattoo'd on my shoulder, my blood runs blue, and it runs deep in me.  I am the Infantry.  If you have something to say about it, if you think I'm not Infantry, then F**K you!  I spent 8 years serving in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman.  Here are some facts that would be a little hard to google:


In basic training I started off with C Co. 1/19 INF on Sand Hill, I broke my foot and was moved to B Co. 2/58 INF (the House of Pain) after I healed.  Bravo Company had a motto that we yelled along with the Infantryman's creed, the only way to know this motto is to have been there.


B 2-58 is who we are!

Best trained from near to far

We're lean and mean, we run the course

We're trained to kill without remorse,

We train and train in every skill

We always find the means to kill

We're the ones who bring disaster

Those who know us fear the Bush Master!


Those of you that talk S**T are the same ones who either dropped out or were kicked out of the military, or just never had the balls to join in the first place.  Or you were some lame ass P.O.G who hates the Infantry because we always steal your girls.  And By the way... Thats SERGEANT joe schmo to you!!



I was Bravo 2/58 too they seem to have changed the creed a little bit though now its.


B 2-58 is who we are!

Best youll find both near and far

We're mean and lean and right on course

We're trained to kill without remorse,

We train and to hone our skill

to gain the knowledge we need to kill

We're the ones who bring disaster

Those who know us fear the Bush Master!


 


1st plt


2nd plt


3rd plt


4th plt


infantry follow me!


 

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Rate This | Posted about 5 years ago

 

ahh..a fellow B 2/58'er


i still remember screaming that..


1st was Airborne


2nd was Warriors (mine)


3rd was Mad Dogs


4th was Raiders..


was it the same for your rotation?

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Rate This | Posted about 5 years ago

 

For me 4th platoon was Rouges


Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

WoW, I have Been Looking for the Version of the Creed We recited when i was at B-2/58. I was a Maddog.


When i was there it started something like.


B-2/58 is who we are


The best youll find both near and far,


we train and train to hone our skill to gain the knowledge we need to kill.


and that about all i remember from that, atleast the ranger creed and the 82nd / devils in baggy pants are still the sameish.

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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

was a 11B crossed over to 31B did my time in the desert during OIF VIII-IX a soldier in the army is and allways will be infatrymen then mos second. nice on the creed there....................

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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

right on...any Soldier, regardless of mos, is a shooter first

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Rate This | Posted about 4 years ago

 

C Co, 2/58 in late 97 here. Good times were had. Sand Hill, what a trip. Any fellow House of Pain Charlie bros out there?

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Rate This | Posted about 4 years ago

 

must be a army thing

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You know in terms of my Army service...Ive never been one to hide behing mos', creeds, units, length of entrance training, or any of that....what was and has always been important to me as a Soldier is that I am always able to control my fear and use it as fuel to perform for my brothers above and beyond....so that I always fight as hard as I can for the men next to me AND so that I never have to see myself as a coward or live the rest of my life looking back on a cowardly act.


I think if a Soldier, Sailor, Marine, Airman, or Coastie can do that and do it honorably, it means much more to be than trival things that are more symbolic than tangible.


Its all about honor and deeds...anything else doesnt concern me. And deeds are attributed to the individual...not the mos, not the unit, not the branch...to that man and him alone.

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Rate This | Posted about 4 years ago

 

DRINK TO THE FOAM!!!

wait wrong... oh man...


well at least us sailor know how to party.


 


but in all seriousiness... creed are pretty awesomeand this one is agood one!

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Rate This | Posted almost 4 years ago

 

HOOAH,


I agree I've been out of the Army since 1989 (ya I'm an old fart) but will never forget the training, comarderie, or the B.S. my MOS was 11 BRAVO (inf) with a secondary 11Hotel (anti tank TOW gunner) also played 19 Delta  (Mech. scout) for 7 months. I still consider my alliance and training and PRIDE in serving this country!


God Bless and watch your 6,


Keith