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Guiding Principles


  • Respect - Treat all with dignity and hold each other in the highest regard. 

  • Teamwork - Support each other in pursuit of our common goals.

  • Communication - Share information up, down and across the chain of command.


  • Maintenance - Always execute procedures by the book, at all times.

  • NATOPS - Always be brilliant at the basics. 

  • Lethality - Always be ready to deliver ordnance, on time and on target. 


  • Innovation - Devise New ideas and implement creative solutions.

  • Agility - Remain flexible, always ready to rapidly adapt. 

  • Excellence - Be the very best we can be, in every aspect. 


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