NJROTC Orders to the Sentry
1st Order to the Sentry
TAKE CHARGE OF THIS POST AND ALL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY IN VIEW .
2nd Order to the Sentry
WALK MY POST IN A MILITARY MANNER, KEEPING ALWAYS ON THE ALERT, AND OBSERVING EVERYTHING THAT TAKES PLACE WITHIN SIGHT OR HEARING .
3rd Order to the Sentry
REPORT ALL VIOLATIONS OF ORDERS I AM INSTRUCTED TO ENFORCE.
4th Order to the Sentry
REPEAT ALL CALLS FROM POSTS MORE DISTANT FROM THE QUARTER-DECK THAN MY OWN .
5th Order to the Sentry
QUIT MY POST ONLY WHEN PROPERLY RELIEVED .
6th Order to 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, & OFFICERS AND PETTY OFFICERS THE WATCH ONLY .
7th Order to the Sentry
TALK TO NO ONE EXCEPT IN THE LINE OF DUTY .
8th Order to the Sentry
GIVE THE ALARM IN CASE OF FIRE OR DISORDER .
9th Order to the Sentry
CALL THE OFFICER OF THE DECK IN ANY CASE NOT COVERED BY INSTRUCTIONS .
10th Order to the Sentry
SALUTE ALL OFFICERS AND ALL COLORS AND STANDARDS NOT CASED .
11th Order to the Sentry
BE ESPECIALLY WATCHFUL AT NIGHT, & DURING THE TIME FOR CHALLENGING, CHALLENGE ALL PERSONS ON OR NEAR MY POST, & TO ALLOW NO ONE TO PASS WITHOUT PROPER AUTHORITY .