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Define the following terms.
a. Courtesy—
b. Custom—
a. Courtesy—an act or verbal expression of
consideration or respect for others
b. Custom—a usual way of acting in a
situation that has been practiced so long
that it has the force of law
Name a required act of military courtesy.
A salute is a required act of military courtesy.
What is the most common form of saluting?
The hand salute is the most common form of
salute.
When in uniform, Navy personnel salute which
of the following persons/things?
a. Flag
b. Anthem
c. Officers
d. Each of the above
When in uniform, Navy personnel salute the
flag, anthem, and officers.
True or false. Under naval customs, the hand
salute is accompanied by a word of greeting.
True, under naval customs, the hand salute is
accompanied by a word of greeting.
As an enlisted person, who should you salute?
As an enlisted person, you should salute all
officers.
What procedure should you follow when
boardingaship that is flying the national ensign?
a.
b.
c.
a. Stop on reaching the upper platformof the
accommodation ladder or end of brow
b. Face the ensign and salute
c. Salute the OOD
As a sentry at a gangway, when should you
render a salute?
a.
b.
a. To all officers going or comingover the side
b. When passing or being passed by officers
close aboard in boats
List the three rifle salutes.
a.
b.
c.
a. Present arms
b. Rifle salute at order arms
c. Rifle salute at right shoulder arms
Define the term honors.
Honors are salutes rendered to ships,
high-ranking individuals, and nations.
Name the passing honors for the President of the
United States?
Manning the rail is a passing honor rendered to
the President of the United States.
A ruler of a country recognized by the United
States rates which of the following gun salutes?
a. 5
b. 17
c. 21
A ruler of a country recognized by the United
States rates a 21-gun salute.
Hoisting the national flag at 0800 and lowering at
sunset are known as
Hoisting and lowering the national flag at 0800
and sunset are known as morning colors and
evening colors.
Define the term shifting the colors.
Shifting the colors—as a ship gets underway,
the ensign is shifted from its in-port position
on the stern to its at-sea position on the
mainmast.
What is the significance of national flags flown
at half-mast (half-staff ashore)?
National flags flown at half-mast are
internationally recognized symbols of
mourning.
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Student Notes:
You are indoors for an event, and the anthem is
being played but the flag is not displayed. What
should you do—
a. When in uniform and covered—
b. When in uniform and uncovered—
c. When in civilian clothes—
a. In uniform and covered—render a hand
salute
b. In uniform and uncovered—stand at
attention
c. In civilian clothes—place your hand over
your heart
What is the quarterdeck?
The quarterdeck is an area designated by the
CO that serves as the focal point for official
and ceremonial functions.
Aboard ship, how is the CO addressed?
Aboard ship, the CO is addressed as captain,
regardless of rank