The Commander’s Prayer
Our eternal Commander,
Whom we love and adore
As Creator of the universe and all therein,
We humbly come before you
Asking that you place within our hearts
The knowledge to lead your people
(Airmen, Guardians, Marines, Sailors and Soldiers)
To accomplish Your mission.
Inspire us to search for greater roles of service.
Illuminate our minds by your Spirit,
And be gracious unto us.
Grant us the wisdom to follow Your ways
And grant us sound judgment to understand
What is best for those we lead.
Place within our minds the sense of duty
To You and to America.
In all our missions,
Transform our minds and spirits
And renew our strength.
Keep us from error and on Your path of righteousness,
Giving You the glory and honor for our success.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
– Chaplain James F. Linzey