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What are the three general orders?
1. I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved.
2. I will obey my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner.
3. I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my
instructions to the Commander of the Relief.
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 9 / PDF 15)
What two types of orders can a guard receive?
1. General orders
2. Special orders
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 8 / PDF 15)
What are you normally responsible for at your guard post?
Your post and all government property in view
What is deadly force?
The power to cause death or severe bodily harm
What specifies the time for challenging?
The special orders
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 4 / PDF 19)
Who is responsible for the instruction, discipline and performance of the guards?
The commander of the guards
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 19 / PDF 30)
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.
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 10 / PDF 20)
What are the two words that the countersign consists of?
Challenge and Password
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 2-4 / PDF 11)
What is the proper use of deadly force?
Only the minimum amount of force necessary to make an apprehension
At what position do you hold your rifle while challenging?
Port arms
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 9 / PDF 19)
What Field Manual covers Guard duty?
FM 22-6
What are the two different types of guard mountings?
1. Formal
2. Informal
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 6 / PDF 39)
What is your chain of command as a guard?
1. Commander of the relief
2. Sergeant of the guard
3. Officer of the guard
4. Field officer of the day
5. 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
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 7 / PDF 14)
What is F.O.D.?
Field Officer of the Day
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 2 / PDF 9)
If you sleep on duty, what could your punishment be?
Court Martial
What are two types of guard duty?
1. Interior guard
2. Exterior guard
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 5 / PDF 13)
What is the normal length of time for a field officer of the day?
24 hrs
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 17 / PDF 28)
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
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 10 / PDF 18)
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.
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 10 / PDF 19)
What are three examples of exterior guard?
1. Lookouts
2. Listening posts
3. Outposts
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 7 / PDF 14)
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.
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 23 / PDF 36)
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).
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 87 / PDF 92)
What do special orders define?
Exactly what a guard must do in a particular post
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 8 / PDF 15)
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.
(FM 22-6 Sept 1971 / 4 / PDF 9)