Orders of the Sentry
Terms in this set (11)
First Order of the Sentry
Take charge of this post and all government property in view.
Second Order of the Sentry
Walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
Third Order of the Sentry
Report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
Fourth Order of the Sentry
Repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse or the quarter-deck than my own.
Fifth Order of the Sentry
Quit my post only when properly relieved.
Sixth Order of the Sentry
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 only.
Seventh Order of the Sentry
Talk to no one except in the line of duty.
Eighth Order of the Sentry
Give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
Ninth Order of the Sentry
Call the officer of the deck in any case not covered by instructions.
Tenth Order of the Sentry
Salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
Eleventh Order of the Sentry
Be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.