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What FM covers guard duty?
FM 22-6
What are the general orders of guard duty?
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
What are the duties of a guard?
To comply, understand and memorize the general orders and the special orders of that particular post.
What are special orders?
Those orders that detail exactly what a guard is supposed to do and when to do them at a particular post.
What is a guard responsible for at a post?
The guard is responsible for the post and all government property within view.
How many types of guards are there?
Three - interior, special and exterior.
What is interior guard duty?
A guard unit under orders to preserve order, protect property and enforce military regulations.
Usually, how many reliefs is a guard made of?
Explain the make-up of a guard force.
It consists of two basic parts: The main guard which is on duty, and the reserve guard force which consists of the other two shifts (reliefs) which are not posted.
What two qualifications must a guard possess to be eligible for duty?
Know the general orders and familiarity with the use of his or her weapon.
What is your chain of command as a sentinel?
1. Commander of the relief.
2. Sergeant of the guard.
3. Officer of the guard.
4. Field officer of the day.
5. Commanding officer of the guard mount.
What does F.O.D. stand for?
Field officer of the day.
What is the purpose of a supernumerary?
To take the place of a sentinel who isn't able to perform guard duty.
Does a guard or sentry salute indoors?
When does a guard or sentinel render the "Present Arms" salute?
When at right or left shoulder arms.
When is a guard or sentinel not required to salute?
When the duty prevents it, or when on a post that requires the use of a challenge and password.
What are the two parts of a countersign?
Challenge and password.
What does the phrase "hours of challenging" mean?
The hours of poor visibility when a challenge is necessary - during darkness, heavy fog or rain.
If you were on guard duty and a colonel or a general ordered you to allow him to inspect your weapon would you be required to do so?
No. When a guard is on duty he or she only takes orders from the commander of the relief, sergeant of the guard, officer of the day, or officer of the guard.
What is the normal length of time for a guard to stay on his post?
Two hours.
What is the length of time a guard is off before he has to go back to his post?
Four hours.
How long is a tour of duty for a guard?
24 hours
What is a parole word?
A password known only to the guard and certain people authorized to inspect the guard.
What is the correct response to a parole word?
Both parts of the countersign.
What method would best safeguard a large area by a small number of guards?
The patrol system.
Describe the proper procedure for challenging when two or more persons are approaching your post?
Halt them far enough away from you so that they can't overpower you (at least 10 paces). Have one person advance to be recognized. Make that person set down their identification and move back. Get the ID. Challenge the person, if he or she returns the correct password let them pass. Allow the others to pass only if you're satisfied with the first person's identification.
What is deadly force?
The ability to cause death or bodily harm.
What is the correct use of deadly force?
Only that amount of power necessary to make an apprehension.
When should a guard use deadly force?
1. When the property designated for protection is being stolen or destroyed.
2. To protect oneself from serious bodily harm, imminent danger or death.
How many classes of orders are there?
Two. General and Special.
What does SALUTE stand for?
Size, activity, location, unit, time and equipment
What are the five S's of guarding enemy prisoners?
Search, segregate, silence, speed, and safeguard.