A Warrior’s Common Creed

WTU Force Structure Sitting volleyball players from Team Army give U.S. Army veteran Ryan Major, New Orleans, LA, a hand during a break in the action June 30, at McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois, at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games. The DOD Warrior Games are an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. Approximately 265 athletes representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command, United Kingdom Armed Forces, and the Australian Defence Force will compete June 30 – July 8 in archery, cycling, track, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, and wheelchair basketball. (U.S. Army photo by Robert A. Whetstone)

By RAWSTONE


  • Aim high, blue ski;
  • Need your atmospheric;
  • Dominate perspective.
  • Own the night;
  • Reign the places;
  • Normal Warriors dare not go;
  • Special Forces of the earth.
  • Only the few;
  • Can be like you;
  • A corps beyond measure.
  • Anchors aweigh;
  • Deep dive perfection;
  • Keeping red blood, from the blue.
  • First to fight;
  • Physically and mentally tough;
  • Defending freedom, attacking oppression.
  • Common cause, common creed.
  • We bled for you,
  • Still bleed for you.
  • Stand beneath the bridge unnoticed;
  • To hold you up.
  • Bruised but not broken;
  • Stronger, yes stronger.
  • Loyalty and honor;
  • Selfless courage.
  • Doing all, giving all;
  • Because you ask it…
  • Of us.
  • Warriors wounded once;
  • Warriors still.
  • Look into my eyes;
  • Your son, your daughter;
  • Your warrior - common creed.
  • Your Freedom;
  • Remains secure.
  • Your endeavors;
  • Our children’s future;
  • Rests on the shoulders;
  • The shoulders of WE.
  • Your Warriors!
  • Our creed.