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 WHAT ARE THE 5 PURPOSES OF CLOSE ORDER DRILL? MOVE THE UNIT FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER IN AN ORDERLY MANNER PROVIDE SIMPLE FORMATIONS TEACH DISCIPLINE INCREASE THE CONFIDENCE OF JUNIOR OFFICERS AND NCOs GIVE MARINES THE OPPOURTUNITY TO HANDLE WEAPONS WHAT IS AN ELEMENT? A SQUAD, SECTION, OR PLATOON THATS PART OF A LARGER UNIT. WHAT IS A FORMATION? AN ARRANGEMENT OF ELEMENTS ON A LINE. WHAT IS A LINE? A FORMATION IN WHICH ELEMENTS ARE ABREAST. WHAT IS A RANK? A LINE OF MARINES OR VEHICLES ON PLACE. WHAT IS A COLUMN? A FORMATION IN WHILE ELEMENTS ARE PLACED ONE BEHIND THE OTHER. WHAT IS A FILE? A SINGLE COLUMN OF MARINES OR VEHICLES BEHIND EACH OTHER. WHAT IS A FLANK? THE LEFT OR RIGHT EXTREMITY OF A UNIT. WHAT IS AN INTERVAL? THE SPACE BETWEEN ELEMENTS ON THE SAME LINE. WHAT IS A NORMAL INTERVAL? ONE ARMS LENGTH. WHAT IS A CLOSE INTERVAL? THE DISTANCE BETWEEN SHOULDER AND ELBOW WHEN PLACING LEFT HAND ON HIP. WHAT IS AN ALIGNMENT? DRESSING SEVERAL ELEMENTS ON A STRAIGHT LINE. WHAT IS A GUIDE? THE INDIVIDUAL WHOM THE FORMATION REGULATES IT'S MARCH TO. WHAT IS A CENTER? THE MIDDLE ELEMENT OF A FORMATION WITHIN AN ODD NUMBER OF ELEMENTS. WHAT IS A PACE AND WHAT LENGTH IS IT? THE LENGTH OF A FULL STEP AT QUICK TIME WHICH IS 30 INCHES. WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF A HALF AND BACK STEP? 15 INCHES. WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF RIGHT AND LEFT STEP? 12 INCHES. WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF A QUICK TIME STEP? 30 INCHES. WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF A DOUBLE TIME STEP? 36 INCHES. WHAT IS CADENCE? A RYTHMIC RATE OF MARCH AT A UNIFORM STEP. WHAT ARE THE 4 CHARACTERISTICS OF COMMAND VOICE? VOICE CONTROL DISTINCTNESS INFLECTION CADENCE WHAT ARE THE 2 TYPES OF COMMANDS? PREPATORY COMMAND COMMAND OF EXECUTION HOW MANY PERSONNEL IN A MARINE CORPS COLOR GUARD? 1 MARINE RIFLEMAN 1 MARINE CORPS COLOR 1 MARINE NATIONAL COLOR 1 MARINE RIFLEMAN HOW MANY PERSONNEL IN A NAVY MARINE CORPS COLOR GUARD? 1 NAVY RIFLEMAN 1 NAVY COLOR 1 MARINE CORPS COLOR 1 MARINE NATIONAL COLOR 1 MARINE RIFLEMAN HOW MANY PERSONNEL IN A JOINT ARMED FORCES COLOR GUARD? 1 MARINE RIFLEMAN 1 COAST GUARD COLOR 1 AIR FORCE COLOR 1 NAVY COLOR 1 MARINE CORPS COLOR 1 ARMY COLOR 1 ARMY NATIONAL COLOR 1 ARMY RIFLEMAN WHAT IS A WET DOWN? A PARTY THROWN BY A NEWLY PROMOTED SNCO OR OFFICER. THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SPENT ON A WETDOWN IS WHAT? ONE MONTHS PAY RAISE, NOT ONE MONTHS PAY. WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SPRING OF 1923? THE FIRST GROUP OF STAFF SERGEANTS RECIEVED THEIR WARRANTS. WHAT IS THE ORDER OF PRECENDENCE WHEN IT COMES TO CEREMONIES? PERSONAL AWARDS FIRST PROMOTIONS SECOND RE-ENLISTMENTS ARE THIRD WHO MAY ATTEND A DINING IN? SPOUSES, GIRLFRIENDS, BOYFRIENDS AND NON MILITARY GUESTS. WHAT IS MESS NIGHT? A STAG AFFAIR. WHATS NOT ALLOWED AT A MESS NIGHT? NON MILITARY GUEST UNLESS THEY ARE BEING RECOGNIZED AT DINNER.