Honor, Courage, and Commitment:
The Three Core Values Of The U.S. Navy
HONOR – ” I will bear true faith and allegiance…” Accordingly, we will conduct ourselves in the highest ethical manner in all relationships with peers, superiors and subordinates; be honest and truthful in our dealings with each other, and with those outside the Navy … illegal or improper behavior will not be tolerated. We are accountable for our professional and personal behavior. We will be mindful of the privilege to serve our fellow Americans.
COURAGE – “I will support and defend…” Accordingly, we will have courage to meet the demands of our profession and the mission when it is hazardous, demanding, or otherwise difficult … Courage is the value that gives us the moral and mental strength to do what is right, even in the face of personal or professional adversity.
COMMITMENT – “I will obey the orders…” Accordingly, we will demand respect up and down the chain of command; care for the safety, professional, personal and spiritual well-being of our people; Show respect toward all people without regard to race, religion, or gender…