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What is the First General Order of a Sentry?
To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
What is the Second General Order of a Sentry?
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything place within sight or hearing.
What is the Third General Order of a Sentry?
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
What is the Fourth General Order of a Sentry?
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse (or the Quarterdeck) than my own.
What is the Fifth General Order of a Sentry?
To quit my post only when properly relieved.
What is the Sixth General Order of a Sentry?
To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the watch.
What is the Seventh General Order of a Sentry?
To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
What is the Eighth General Order of a Sentry?
To give the alarm in case of fire and disorder.
What is the Ninth General Order of a Sentry?
To call the corporal of the guard/Petty Officer of the Watch in any case not covered by instructions.
What is the Tenth General Order of a Sentry?
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
What is the Eleventh General Order of a Sentry?
To be especially watchful at night and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
What three major classes of warship existed at the inception of the Navy?
Ship-of-the-line, Frigates, Sloops-of-war
What is the oldest US Navy commissioned vessel?
USS Constitution
What date is the Navy's birthday?
October 13, 1775
What was the first Navy ship named after an enlisted man and why?
Osmond Ingram (DD-255) Ingram was the first enlisted man killed in actin in World War 1.
How many gun salute does an Admiral get?
17
How many gun salute does an Vice Admiral get?
15
How many gun salute does an Rear Admiral get?
13
How many gun salute does an Commodore get?
11
When is a 21 gun national salute fired?
Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, and Independence Day, and to Honor the President of the United States and heads of foreign states.
Discuss the importance of the following events/conflicts as the relate to Naval history:
Voyage of the Great White Fleet
In pre-World War I days, the Navy carried out its role as a diplomatic arm of the government. On December 16, 1907, the Great White Fleet left Hampton Roads, Virginia, for a round-the-world cruise to show the flag. The exercise demonstrated the strength of the U.S. Navy.
Discuss the importance of the following events/conflicts as the relate to Naval history:
Battle of Coral Sea
Worlds first carrier vs carrier battle between Japanese and the US.
This war is the war ENS Newton Henry Mason died.
Discuss the importance of the following events/conflicts as the relate to Naval history:
Battle of Normandy
The largest amphibious operation in history. Enabled the Allies to complete D-Day landings successfully and eventually push on to Germany.
Discuss the importance of the following events/conflicts as the relate to Naval history:
Battle of Midway
Turning point of the Pacific War. Japanese lost 3 carriers the first day and another on the next day and the USS Yorktown was sank also. In one day Japan lost its bid for control of the Pacific.
Discuss the importance of the following events/conflicts as the relate to Naval history:
Guadalcanal
The Navy and Marines were able to secure the island of Guadalcanal from the Japanese and destroy 2 of their cruisers and 6 destroyers. The Juneau was damaged during the battle and on its way for repairs it sunk. The 5 Sullivan brothers were on board and all died plus 700 crew. Later a ship would be named in their honor.
Discuss the importance of the following events/conflicts as the relate to Naval history:
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Japan lost the Philippines which in turn severed their empire,a nd the homeland was cut off from its main supply from the south. With the losses at Okinawa and Iwo Jima, the war in the Pacific was approaching its final days.