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15 Cards in this Set

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Military Drill, Encourages what? and instills what
Military Drill
Encourages teamwork, instills habits of precision
What are the two basic structures of all military formation
The two basic structures of all military formations are “ranks” (lines) and “files” (columns)
In formation with several ranks and files, the front rank is referred to as simply the front or first rank. Subsequent ranks are called the second rank, third rank, and so on.
Define Interval
Space from shoulder to shoulder. Normal interval is one arm
Define "Distance" as it regards to Military Drill. Approximatly what is the distance.
Space between individuals in a file or column – app 40 inches from chest to back
Where is the guide usually located
Extreme right of the first rank
What is the difference between a Command and an Order
Command is to be carried out at a precise moment
Order need not be instantaneously executed
Military drill commands are given in two parts what are they
Preparatory command and command of execution
Some commands have secondary commands that follow on to complete a move
What are some commands that Form Up
Fall in
Dress right /left
Ready Front
What are the commands that Disband the formation
Fall out – (temporary)
Dismissed – (permanent)
What are some basic commands
Parade rest
At ease – stretch everything but right foot
Rest – same as “at ease” yet you can talk
Hand salute
What are some facing Movement commands
Right/Left face
About face
What are the Marching Commands Approximitly what is the distance for each
Marching Commands
Forward March – 30-inch steps – arm swings 6 in to the front 3in to the back
All movements except “Right step” begin with the left foot.
Half step - 15 in steps
Right step – 12in to the right
Left step – 12 in to the left
Back step – steps of 15inches to the rear
Flanking movements – By the right flank march
Reversing direction – To the rear march
Route step
What are the requirements of the Sentry Duty
Requirements – keep alert, attend to duty, report all violations, preserve order, and remain on watch until properly relieved.
You must conduct yourself according to both special and general orders
What are the Eleven General Orders of the Sentry
To take charge of this post and all government property in view
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.
To quit my post only when properly relieved
To receive, obey, and pass on 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.
To talk to no one except in the line of duty
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
To call the petty officer of the watch in any case not covered by instructions.
To salute all officers, and all colors and standards not cased
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
Weapons can only be used when?
To protect their own lives or the life of another person where no other means of defense will work.
To prevent the escape of a dangerous prisoner
To prevent sabotage, arson, or other crimes against the government after all other means have failed.