The Submarine Learning Facility Norfolk establishes absolute tactical, technical, and operational superiority in the maritime domain by:
As military members with a special public trust and responsibility, we are faced with many difficult decisions. To maintain this trust and to achieve success, our decisions and actions must be guided by a clearly defined mission, a clear vision for how we want to accomplish this mission, a strong set of core values, and a professional culture to govern how we operate. Furthermore, it is especially important for you to understand these ideals, for it will enable me to empower you and our organization to ensure continued excellence.
Values are the moral basis for our actions and the characteristics we require of ourselves and of our Sailors. They provide a thinking person with a frame of reference and diminish the need for rules that substitute common sense. Our values will always be: