I am an Astral Trooper!
I jump from any vehicle in flight or any height. I volunteered to do it, knowing well the hazards of my choice. I serve in a mighty Astral Force – famed for deeds in war – renowned for readiness in peace. It is my pledge in all that I am – in all that I do.
I am an elite trooper – a sky trooper - a space trooper – a shock trooper – a spearhead trooper. I blaze the way to far-flung goals – behind, before, above the foe's front line.
I know that I may have to fight without support for days on end. Therefore, I keep my mind and body always fit to do my part in any Astral task.
I am self-reliant and unafraid. I shoot true, and march fast and far. I fight hard and excel in the art and article of war. I never fail a fellow trooper.
I cherish as a sacred trust the lives of those with whom I serve. Leaders have my fullest loyalty, and those I lead never find me lacking.
I have pride in the Astrals! I never let them down!
In peace, I do not shirk the dullest of duty, nor protest the toughest training. My weapons and equipment are always combat ready. I am neat of dress – military in courtesy – proper in conduct and behaviour.
In battle, I fear no foe's ability, nor underestimate his prowess, power, and guile. I fight him with all my might and skill – ever alert to evade capture or escape a trap. I never surrender, though I be the last.
My goal in peace or war is to succeed in any mission of the day – or die, if need be, in the trying.
I belong to a proud and glorious team, the Astrals, the Elite of the Ground Forces of the United Network Command Authority. I am its chosen, proud to fight where others may not go – to serve them well until the final victory.
I am a trooper of Space and Sky! I am the Alliance's best! In peace or war, I never fail. Anywhere, anytime, in anything – I AM ASTRAL!
The Astral Creed
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