About the Maine Army National Guard

About Us

The Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management protects the lives, property and welfare of the people by maintaining the National Guard, providing veterans services and coordinating emergency management.

Soldier's creed logo

I am an American Soldier.
I am a warrior and a member of a team.
I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.
I will always place the mission first.
I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.
I will never leave a fallen comrade.
I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.
I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.
I am an expert and I am a professional.
I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.
I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.
I am an American Soldier.

Maine Guard Values

  • Integrity: Personal honesty in word and action.
  • Loyalty: Supporting the MEARNG mission and welfare of its soldiers.
  • Compassion: Understanding individual needs and the capability of prioritizing organizational needs against individual needs.
  • Commitment: Willing to accept the mission and maintain the necessary follow-through to complete the task to the best of your ability.
  • Selfless: Service is the willingness to place the needs of the MEARNG above self.
  • Family: Recognition that we must consider the family in decisions affecting readiness.
  • Professionalism: Members of the organization take their jobs seriously, meet or exceed published standards, and seek self improvement.