- US Navy, founded October 13, 1775, Philadelphia, PA; motto "Semper Fortis", Always Courageous
- US Marine Corps, founded November 10, 1775, Philadelphia, PA; motto "Semper Fidelis", Always Faithful
- US Air Force, founded September 18, 1947, United States of America; motto Aim High...Fly Fight Win
- US Coast Guard, founded August 4, 1790, United States of America; motto "Semper Paratus", Always Ready
What do this mottos show? Courage. Faithfulness. Readiness. Commitment. Sacrifice. These are values that our Veterans and current service members live by. Under the banner of these values do they defend our freedoms and our homeland.
"I,_______, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officersappointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God."
Today is November 11, Veteran's Day. Thank someone you know for their military service. Salute our Veterans on your social media platforms. Buy a cup of coffee for someone with a hat designating they are a Veteran. However you choose, let's show our true heroes our gratitude for their sacrifices, their honor, their bravery.
We at Golden Horizons salute all those in uniform, past or present. Thank you for your service; thank you for defending our freedoms.