1. DEP Responsibilities

  1. What is the mission of the Navy?
    The mission of the United States Navy is to protect and defend the right of the United States and our allies to move freely on the oceans and to protect our country against her enemies.
  2. What is the first general order?
    To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
  3. What is the second general order?
    To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
  4. What is the third general order? 
    To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
  5. What is the forth general order?
    To repear all calls from posts more distant from the Guardhouse than my own.
  6. What is the fifth general order?
    To quit my post only when properly relieved.
  7. What is the sixth general order?
    To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
  8. What is the seventh general order?
    To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
  9. What is the eighth general order?
    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
  10. What is the ninth general order?
    To call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
  11. What is the tenth general order?
    To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
  12. What is the eleventh general order?
    To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
  13. Recite The Sailor's Creed
    I am a United States Sailor.

    • I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those
    • appointed over me.

    I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.

    I proudly serve my country’s Navy combat team with Honor, Courage, and Commitment.

    I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.
  14. Recite the RTC Maxim
    I will not lie, cheat, or steal nor tolerate those among us who do.
  15. Explain your responsibilities to your recruiter.
    1. Treat them with the same courtesy and respect they provide you.

    2. Be honest and forthcoming when providing information for your enlistment application.

    3. Notify your recruiter of any changes in your status to include education, health, police involvement, drug use, or dependency.
Card Set
1. DEP Responsibilities
a. Define the mission of the Navy. b. Recite the eleven general orders of a sentry. c. Recite the Sailor’s Creed. d. Recite the RTC Maxim. e. Explain the program for which you enlisted. f. Explain your responsibilities to your recruiter. g. How many times are you required to contact your recruiter? h. Explain your conduct while in the DEP.