"I am an Army Cadet. Soon I will take an oath and become an Army Officer committed to defending the values which make this nation great. Honor is my touchstone. I understand mission first and people always". "I am the past – the spirit of those warriors who have made the final sacrifice". "I am the present – the scholar and apprentice Soldier enhancing my skills in the science of warfare and the art of leadership". "But above all, I am the future – the future warrior leader of the United States Army. May God give me the compassion and judgment to lead and the gallantry in battle to win".