Swannanoa, NC asked in Military Law for North Carolina

Q: Each member of the Military swear an indivdual oath to "Protect and Defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign

What constitues the 'trigger' which brings that Oath to bear?

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Philip D. Cave
Philip D. Cave
  • Military Law Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA

A: The taking of the oath.

From then on you are committed to protect and defend THE CONSTITUTION of the US, not the flag, not the country, not the President, but the founding document upon which the American form of democracy is based upon.

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