The Hospital Corps Pledge


I solemnly pledge myself before God and

these witnesses to practice faithfully all of my

duties as a member of the Hospital Corps.


I hold the care of the sick and injured to be a

privilege and a sacred trust and will assist the

Medical Officer with loyalty and honesty.


I will not knowingly permit harm to come to

any patient.


I will not partake of nor administer any

unauthorized medication.


I will hold all personal matters pertaining to

the private lives of patients in strict confidence.


I dedicate my heart, mind, and strength to the

work before me.


I shall do all within my power to show in

myself an example of all that is honorable

and good throughout my naval career.