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Drill and Cermony
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3 Marching Steps Used in Drill
30" step (double time)
What FM covers Drill & Ceremony
FM 3-21.5 (or TC 3-21.5)
What is a Review?
A military ceremony used to:
Honor visiting, high-ranking commander, official, or dignitary, and permit them to observe the state of a training command.
Present decorations and awards.
Honor or recognize unit or individual achievements.
Name two prescribed formations for platoons?
Line and Column
What is the primary purpose of drill and ceremony?
The purpose of drill is to enable a commander or NCO to move his unit from one place to another in an orderly manner.
What are four rest positions that can be given at the halt?
Stand at Ease
What is the primary value of ceremonies?
To render honors, preserve tradition, and to stimulate Espirit de Corps
What is a rank?
A line, which is only one element in depth
What is your leading foot?
Your left foot
What is the only command given from "Inspection Arms"?
"Ready, Port, Arms"
What is an element?
An individual squad, section, platoon, company or larger unit forming part of the next higher unit
When marching, who is the only person in the platoon that is never out of step?
The platoon guide is never out of step
What is a file?
A column, which has a front of only one element
On what foot would you give the command "squad halt"?
On either foot
What is a formation?
The arrangement of elements of a unit in a prescribed manner
After weapons are issued and soldiers have fallen in with their weapons, what is the next command given?
While passing the colors or while colors are passing you, when is the hand salute rendered?
Six paces (before and after)
How many steps per minute is quick time?
How many steps per minute is double time?
What command is given to reverse direction of march?
From what position are all stationary movements given?
Position of attention
On what foot would you give the command "Mark Time March"?
On either foot
What is cover?
Aligning yourself directly behind the man to your immediate front, while maintaining correct distance
How do you measure a "step"?
Heel to heel
What is depth?
The space from front to rear of a formation including front and rear elements.
What is the interval between the preparatory command and the command of execution?
1 step or 1 count
What are the two parts of most drill commands?
Command of Execution
How many steps does each rank take when given the command open rank?
First Rank: 2 steps forward
Second Rank: 1 step forward
Third Rank: stands fast
Fourth Rank: two 15" steps to the rear
What are the four types of command in a drill?
What position is the guidon in once a preparatory command is given?
The raised vertical position
What are some examples of a combined command?
Uniform rhythm in which a movement is executed
What is close interval?
Lateral space between soldiers, left hand to belt and facing left
What is double interval?
Lateral space between soldiers, with both hands up, palms facing down, and fingertips touching soldiers around you
What is normal interval?
Lateral space between soldiers, with left hand up, palm facing down, and fingertip touching soldier to lefts shoulder
What command is given to revoke a preparatory command?
As you were
Who is responsible for training and appearance of the color guard?
What is a guidon?
A swallow tailed flag carried by the unit
When executing a rear march, on which foot do you pivot?
Both feet, turning 180 degrees
What are three methods used to teach drill?
Step by step
By the numbers
Talk through method
What four movements require a 15 inch step?
How many steps should separate platoons when a company is formed?
Can a command be changed after the command of execution is given?
How far in front of the Honor Company or color company do the colors halt?
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