Oath Traditionally an oath from Anglo Saxon , also called plight is either a statement of fact or a promise with wording relating to something considered sacred as a sign of verity A common legal substitute for those who conscientiously object to making sacred oaths is to give an affirmation instead Nowadays, even when there is no notion of sanctity involved, certain promises said out loud Hippocratic Oath The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by physicians.It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts In its original form, it requires a new physician to swear, by a number of healing Gods, to uphold specific ethical standards.The Oath is the earliest expression of medical ethics in the Western world, establishing several principles of medical ethics which remain of Oath of Commissioned Officers Army Values The following is the Oath of Commissioned Officers Oath of Commissioned Officers I ___, do solemnly swear or affirm that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against Oath of Enlistment for Military Service The military oath of enlistment re enlistment is fairly straightforward for most military personnel It s administered by a superior officer, and carried out like most traditional oaths, with the officer reading the oath and the person being sworn repeating it. The Oaths of Office Two Thirds of Us Franklin Pierce was the only president known to use the word affirm and not swear The Congressional Oath of Office At the start of each new Congress, the entire House of Representatives and one third of the Senate are sworn into office. SOS Oath of Office Oath of Office Michigan Department of State Office of the Great Seal Notary Public Information The oath of office is an oral or written statement taken at your county clerk s office when you file your bond. What, no Bible Conservatives angered that Brennan took John Brennan s swearing in ceremony as director of the CIA has angered conservatives over Brennan s decision to take the oath by placing his hand on the Constitution and not the Bible, as most Kirstjen M Nielsen Sworn in as the Sixth Homeland On December , , Ms Kirstjen M Nielsen was sworn in as the sixth Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen was joined by White House and Department officials during a brief swearing in at the White House. ALPHA House FloorCast Your dashboard for legislative avtivity Watch the U.S House of Representatives live and follow all the action on any device. The Two Bibles Donald Trump Used at the Inauguration The Jan , The Bible upon which Abraham Lincoln was sworn in for his first inauguration It was used twice by President Obama, and will once again be pressed into service by Donald J Trump on Friday.