ANY PERSON IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE SHOULD:
I. Put loyalty to the highest moral
principles and to country above loyalty to persons, party, or Government
II. Uphold the Constitution, laws, and
regulations of the United States and of all governments therein and never be a
party to their evasion.
III. Give a full day's labor for a full day's
pay; giving earnest effort and best thought to the performance of duties.
IV. Seek to find and employ more efficient
and economical ways of getting tasks accomplished.
V. Never discriminate unfairly by the
dispensing of special favors or
VI. Make no private promises of any kind
binding upon the duties of office, since a Government employee has no private
word which can be binding on public duty.
VII. Engage in no business with the
Government, either directly or indirectly, which is inconsistent with the
conscientious performance of governmental duties.
VIII. Never use any information gained
confidentially in the performance of government duties as a means for making
IX. Expose corruption wherever discovered.
X. Uphold these principles, ever conscious
that public office is a public trust.