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Field Officer of the Day
A field grade officer detailed as the personal representative of the commanding officer. During his tour of duty he is responsible to the commanding officer for the security of the installation or activity and other duties as may be assigned depending upon local directives
Field Officer of the Day reports to ________________.
commanding officer
Officer of the Day
An officer, acting directly under the commanding officer or field officer of the day, who is responsible on a given day for the execution of all orders of the commanding officer relating to guard duty and other duties as may be assigned
Commander of the Guard
The senior officer or noncommissioned officer of the guard, next junior to the officer of the day. He is responsible for the instruction, discipline, and performance of duty of the guard
Sergeant of the Guard
The senior noncommissioned officer of the guard. He supervises the enlisted members of the guard and is responsible to the commander of the guard
Sergeant of the Guard supervises __________________
the enlisted members of the guard
Sergeant of the Guard reports to ______________.
commander of the guard
Relief Commander(s)
The next senior noncommissioned officer(s) of the guard
Main Guard
Regular interior guard of a post or unit whose principal duties are to patrol the area and protect the personnel, buildings, and equipment. A main guard is a subdivision of the interior guard of a command. Other subdivisions include escort guard or honor guards, for example
Main Guard principal duties
patrol the area and protect the personnel, buildings, and equipment
Interior Guard subdivisions
Main guard, escort guard and honor guards
Fixed Post System
Assigning sentinels to guard duty at fixed posts where they remain until relieved
Guard, Sentinel, Sentry
(1) A special unit responsible to the officer of the day for the protection and security of an installation or area. This unit includes a commander of the guard, sergeant of the guard, commanders of the relief, and the guards.

(2) An individual responsible to keep watch over, protect, shield, defend, warn, or any duties prescribed by general orders and/or special orders. Also referred to as a sentinel, sentry, or lookout.
Guard's Post
An area for which the guard is responsible. Within his post, a guard performs the duties required by general and special orders
Supernumerary
An extra member of the guard who is used when needed to replace a guard or perform duties prescribed by local directives
Guardhouse
A building, tent, or other location occupied by men detailed for interior guard duty. It is the headquarters for the guard
Correctional Officer
The correctional officer, appointed by the commanding officer of a military installation, is charged with the custody, administration, and treatment of prisoners
Stockade
A correctional facility, under the jurisdiction of an installation commander, used for the confinement of military prisoners
Challenge
Any process carried out by one unit or person with the object of ascertaining the friendly or hostile character or identity of another. The command "HALT, WHO IS THERE?" is used to cause an unidentified party or person to halt and be identified. If an additional challenge is used, it follows the original challenge and consists of a word or distinctive sound disseminated only to friendly or authorized persons
Countersign
A countersign consists of two words: the secret challenge and its password. The words comprising the countersign are issued from the principal headquarters of a command to aid guards in their scrutiny of persons who apply to pass These words are disseminated only to friendly personnel
_________________ directs the use of the countersign and parole word
commanding officer
When is countersign used?
The countersign is used in combat and, when necessary, in garrison
_____________ is used to check on the countersign when inspecting guards
The parole (word)
Any person in time of war who discloses the parole word or countersign to any person not entitled to receive it, shall be ______________________.
punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct (Article 101, Uniform Code of Military Justice).
the person challenged should not give the password if ________________.
he fails to recognize the challenge
When the inspector gives a guard the parole word ______________________.
the guard gives the inspector both parts (the challenge and the password) of the countersign. The guard does not use the password at any other time
When used during the hours of challenging, the inspector does not give the parole word until _____________________.
he is advanced to a position near the guard
If the guard challenges the inspector with the first part of the countersign_____________.
the inspector answers with the parole word instead of the password. The guard then gives the password to the inspector.
If the inspector does not wish to reveal his official capacity while inspecting the guard he _________________ when halted by the guard.
gives an answer such as "friend"
If the guard halts the officer of the day during the hours for challenging and receives the reply "friend," then the guard says,____________.
"Advance, friend, to be recognized."
Selecting Countersigns--Challenge and Password - Words are selected that are ____________ and ____________.
difficult for the enemy to pronounce --and--
do not indicate the expected answer
The installation commander is responsible for _____________.
the interior guard of the installation and he prescribes the composition of the guard
List 7 guards classified as exterior guards
lookouts, listening posts, outposts, specifically designated patrols, and other guards in combat zones, field training areas, and guards outside the limits of a military installation
A guard on post is governed by two types of orders:__________ and ________________
general orders and special orders
General orders function
outline the fundamental responsibilities of a guard
Special orders function
instruct him in the actual performance of his duty while on a particular post -- A special order may be added to a guard post for a specific length of time to cover a certain situation and deleted at the end of a specified time, or on a certain data.
The three General Orders
Number 1. I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved.

Number 2. I will obey my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner.

Number 3. I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instruction, to the commander of the relief.
General order 1:
The guard is responsible for _________________.
everything that occurs within the limits of his post while he is on duty. He is also responsible for all equipment and property located within the limits of his post.
General Order 1:

The exact limits of his post are defined by __________.
special orders

The special orders should also include every place a guard must go to perform his duties.
General Order 1:

A guard investigates _________.
immediately every unusual or suspicious occurrence on or near his post provided he does not have to leave his post to do so.
General Order 1:

A guard apprehends ______________________.
all suspicious persons and all persons involved in a disorder occurring on or near his post provided he does not have to leave his post to do so.
General Order 1:

What type of force should a guard use in apprehending someone?
the guard will use only necessary force to overcome any resistance
General Order 1:

Persons apprehended are turned over to whom?
All persons apprehended are turned over to the commander of the relief.
General Order 1:

If a guard requires relief because of sickness or any other reason he should __________.
notify the commander of the relief and wait until he is replaced by another guard or has permission from the proper authorities to leave his post
General Order 1:

If a guard is not relieved at the expiration of his tour of duty he should _____________.
not abandon his post. He will contact the commander of the relief for instructions.
General Order 1:

If a guard is not relieved at the expiration of his tour of duty he should contact _________________.
the commander of the relief for instructions
General Order 2:

Prior to being posted a guard should familiarize himself with ________________.
the special orders for his post
General Order 2:

_______________ is responsible for insuring that all guards understand their special instructions prior to being posted.
The commander of the guard
General Order 2:

In addition to his special orders, a guard is responsible to obey and carry out ___________________.
any orders or instructions from the commanding officer, field officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard.
General Order 2:
_____________, ____________, _______________
are authorized to give a guard orders or instructions.
commanding officer,
field officer of the day, and
officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard.
General Order 2:

The guard will talk to ________________.
no one except in the line of duty
General Order 2:

A guard on an interior guard post maintains _______________ and ______________ bearing
erect and soldierly bearing
General Order 2:

A sentry, on a post which does not require challenging, carrying a weapon at sling arms, will _______________ upon recognition of an officer.
render the hand salute
General Order 2:

A sentry, on a post which does not require challenging, carrying a weapon at right (left) shoulder arms, will, upon recognition of an officer, ___________________.
halt and present arms as prescribed in the manual of arms FM 22-5. When the officer returns the salute the guard will return to right (left) shoulder arms and resume his duties.
General Order 2:

A sentry armed with a pistol, on a post which does not require challenging, will, upon recognition of an officer, _______________.
render the hand salute.
General Order 2:

Does a guard talking with an officer interrupt the conversation to salute another officer?
No
General Order 2:

When challenging, a guard, armed with a rifle, carbine, or shotgun will challenge from the position of __________.
Port Arms
as described in the manual of arms in FM 22-5
General Order 2:

When challenging, a guard, armed with a pistol the guard will challenge from the position of _______________.
raise pistol
General Order 2:

After challenging, a guard will remain in the challenge position until ___________.
the individual challenged is allowed to pass, depart, or is turned over the commander of the relief.
General Order 2:

Sentinels on posts requiring challenging do or do not render salutes?
Do not render salutes.
General Order 2:

Should a guard be in or out of sight when challenging?
Out of sight if possible
General Order 2:

When should a guard issue the "Halt!" command?
When the person is approximately 30 steps, or at sufficient distance to allow the guard time to react, the guard will assume the correct challenge position and command "HALT!"
General Order 2:

After the guard has halted the approaching person what should he do next?
When the person has halted, the guard asks, "WHO IS THERE?" The guard may advance toward the person while challenging to put himself in a better position.
General Order 2:

If persons are in a vehicle how does the guard proceed?
the guard proceeds as if they were on foot
General Order 2:

After halting a group and receiving an answer indicating that it is authorized to pass, the guard says, ______________.
"Advance one to be recognized."
General Order 2:

If the guard is not satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that those challenged are what they represent themselves to be and that they have a right to pass he ____________ and ___________.
detains the person and calls the commander of the relief
General Order 2:

When doubt exists what is the best means of identification?
A visual check of an individual's ID card
General Order 2:

If two or more persons or groups approach the guard's post from different directions at the same time they are _____________.
halted in turn and remain halted until advanced by the guard
General Order 2:

When two or more groups are halted at the same time, which is advanced first?
The senior is advanced first
General Order 2:

A guard advances different persons or groups with the following priority: _______.
commanding officer,
field officer of the day, officer of the day,
officers of the guard,
officers,
patrols,
reliefs,
noncommissioned officers of the guard in order of rank,
and friends
General Order 2:

A guard surrenders his weapon to, and only on order of, a person from whom he ___________.
lawfully receives orders while on post. These persons should not order a guard to surrender his weapon for inspection or any other purpose unless an emergency exists.
General Order 3:

Anytime the guard is in doubt as to what action to take, or it is not covered in his special orders, he will _____________.
call the commander of the relief for instructions or assistance
General Order 3:

In case of fire, occurring on or near his post, the guard calls, ________________.
"Fire, Post Number (Two)."
General Order 3:

In case of fire, occurring on or near his post, the guard
1. calls, "Fire, Post Number (Two)."
2. He alerts the occupants, if it is an occupied building.
3. He gives the alarm or insures one has been given.
4. If possible, he extinguishes the fire.
5. He helps direct the fire fighting apparatus to the fire.
6. He notifies the guardhouse of his actions as soon as possible.
General Order 3:

In case of any disorder occurring on or near his post a guard:
1. reports any disorder occurring on or near his post
2. He takes police action as prescribed in his special orders or guard instructions
3. If assistance is required, he calls, "The Guard, Post Number (Four)."
General Order 3:

________________ is responsible for keeping the special orders up to date and publishes any changes immediately.
The commanding officer
General Order 3:

Copies of special orders are continuously and conspicuously posted in __________ for reference.
the guardhouse
General Order 3:

The special orders for each guard post should explain (or diagram) ___________, ___________ and ____________.
the post location,
boundaries,
and any particular orders for the post, including those conditions under which force will be used
When a guard is asked by an inspecting officer, "What are your orders?" the proper answer is: ______________.
"Sir, my orders are of two classes, general and special. My general orders are: Number One: I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved. Number Two: . . ." and he continues to recite his general orders until he is stopped by the officer or until he has recited all of his general orders. He should be able to answer any question(s) pertaining to the special orders for his post.
Daily, at a designated time and place, the commanding officer, or his representative, receives the reports from the
officers of the day
The Field Officer of the Day's tour begins when he
reports to the commanding officer or his representative for duty
The Field Officer of the Day's tour terminates when
he is relieved by the commanding officer or his representative
The usual tour of duty for the field officer of the day is how long?
24 hours
The Field Officer of the Day's primary concern, in his role as a supervisor, is __________.
to see that the guard performs its assigned tasks
The Officer of the Day's tour begins when he ____________.
receives the instructions of the commanding officer
The Officer of the Day's tour terminates when he ____________.
is relieved by the same authority
The usual tour of duty for the officer of the day is how long?
24 hours
In the absence of special instructions from the commanding officer, the officer of the day inspects the guard and guards on post how often?
at least once between midnight and daylight.
In the performance of his duties, the officer of the day takes orders only from _________ or _________.
the commanding officer
or
field officer of the day
during an emergency, when there is great danger, the ____________ may give orders to the officer of the day for the use of the guard.
senior officer present
At those installations where confinement facilities are available, the officer of the day __________ and _________ as directed by the commanding officer
verifies the count of prisoners and inspects the stockade at premises
What does the officer of the day do with with guard report?
He signs the guard report, adding to it his own remarks, and submits it daily to the commanding officer.
The commander of the guard is responsible for the _______, _________, and __________. He is also responsible for the _________ and ________ of that part of the guard not on post.
the instruction,
discipline,
and performance of the guard

security of ammunition and weapons
The commander of the guard obeys the orders of ________, ___________ and __________.
the commanding officer, field officer of the day, and officer of the day.
He reports to _________ any additional orders given to the guard by himself or other authorized persons.
the officer of the day
The sergeant of the guard is ____________ of the guard
the senior noncommissioned officer
Relief commanders are the ___________ of the guard.
next senior noncommissioned officers
Relief commanders receive and obey orders only from ______, ________, _________ and __________.
the commanding officer, field officer of the day,
officer of the day,
commander of the guard,
and the sergeant of the guard
The daily tour for each patrol is ordinarly how long?
6 to 8 hours
Normally, the fixed post guard is changed daily, and guards are relieved at their posts how often?
every 2 hours
The sergeant of the guard forms the guard by commanding ____________.
FALL IN
What two types of orders can a guard receive?
General orders
Special orders
What are you normally responsible for at your guard post?
Your post and all government property in view
What specifies the time for challenging?
The special orders
Who is responsible for the instruction, discipline and performance of the guards?
The commander of the guards
How would you challenge people in a vehicle?
You would challenge the same as if on foot but, make one or all of the individuals dismount the vehicle if deemed necessary.
What are the two words that the countersign consists of?
Challenge and Password
At what position do you hold your rifle while challenging?
Port arms
What Field Manual covers Guard duty?
FM 22-6
What is your chain of command as a guard?
Commander of the relief,
Sergeant of the guard
Officer of the guard
Field officer of the day
Commanding officer at the level responsible for the guard mount
What type of guard is normally used to protect a unit in a tactical environment?
Exterior guard
What is F.O.D.?
Field Officer of the Day
If you sleep on duty, what could your punishment be?
Court Martial
What are two types of guard duty?
Interior guard
Exterior guard
What is the normal length of time for a field officer of the day?
24 hours
How long will a guard normally stay at his post?
2 to 4 hours
Who is normally in charge of establishing the special orders for guard posts?
The Post Commander
Does a guard salute indoors?
Yes
When are guards not required to salute?
No salute is given by a guard who is engaged in a specific duty, the performance of which prevents saluting.
What are three examples of exterior guard?
Lookouts
Listening posts
Outposts
What are the duties of a guard?
They must memorize, understand, and comply with the general orders for guards. In addition, guards must understand and comply with special orders applying to their particular posts, including the use of the countersign and parole word, if they are in effect.
What is a parole word?
The parole (word) is used to check on the countersign when inspecting guards. Any person in time of war who discloses the parole word or countersign to any person not entitled to receive it, shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct (Article 101, Uniform Code of Military Justice).
What do special orders define?
Exactly what a guard must do in a particular post
What is supernumerary?
An extra member of the guard who is used when needed to replace a guard or to perform special duties as prescribed by local directives.