Veterans Memorial Park of Oconomowoc: Coast Guard / Creed of the U.S. Coast Guardsman

© Photographed October 23, 2016
Erected 2015
Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
43.112672,-88.499764
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COAST GUARD
CREED OF THE U.S. COAST GUARDSMAN
I am proud to be a United States Coast Guardsman.
I reverse [sic --should be "revere"] that long line of expert seamen who by their devotion to duty and sacrifice of self have made it possible for me to be a member of a service honored and respected, in peace and in war, throughout the world.
I never, by word or deed, will bring reproach upon the fair name of my service, nor permit others to do so unchallenged.
I will cheerfully and willingly obey all lawful orders.
I will always be on time to relieve, and shall endeavor to do more, rather than less, than my share.
I will always be at my station, alert and attending to my duties.
I shall, so far as I am able, bring to my seniors solutions, not problems.
I shall live joyously, but always with due regard for the rights and privileges of others.
I shall endeavor to be a model citizen in the community in which I live.
I shall sell life dearly to an enemy of my country, but give it freely to rescue those in peril.
With God’s help, I shall endeavor to be one of His noblest Works...

The memorial is at the base of the pillar.

 Looking west . . .

 Looking east . . .

The west side of the entrance / exit.

The memorial is located at Veterans Memorial Park.

The memorial is located in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

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