Semper Fi The Marine Corps adopted the motto Semper Fidelis in 1883. Prior to that date three mottoes, all traditional rather than official, were used. The Marine Corps adopted the motto Semper Fidelis
What is the USMC motto?
Semper Fidelis Semper Fidelis: Latin for “always faithful,” Semper Fidelis symbolizes the lifelong commitment held by every Marine for the Corps and America, a promise reciprocated by the Corps to all Marines.
What is the saying for a Marine?
Once a Marine, always a Marine! (MSgt Paul Woyshner, a 40-year Marine, is credited with originating this expression during a taproom argument with a discharged Marine.)
What is the Marine creed?
I will learn its weaknesses, its strength, its parts, its accessories, its sights and its barrel. I will ever guard it against the ravages of weather and damage as I will ever guard my legs, my arms, my eyes and my heart against damage. I will keep my rifle clean and ready. We will become part of each other.