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Terms in this set (64)
What are the five S's when dealing with captives or detainees?
Search, Segregate, Silence, Speed, Safeguard
Three types of court martials?
Summary, Special, and General
5 types of discharges?
Honorable, General under honorable, General under other than honorable, Bad conduct, Dishonorable
How many missions of the marine corps are there in the security act of 1947?
Two wars or conflicts marines were involved in before WWII?
Civil War, And World War One
Two wars or conflicts marines were involved in WWII?
Saipan, And Guadalcanal
Two wars or conflicts marines were involved in after WWII?
Korea, And Lebanon
What is the birthdate of the marine corps?
November 10th 1775
Where was the birthplace of the marine corps?
Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Marine corps motto and meaning?
Semper Fidelis (Always faithful)
Marine corps emblem and each parts meaning?
Eagle, Globe, And Anchor.
Eagle - Nation
Globe - Worldwide service
Anchor - Naval traditions
When was the marine corps emblem adopted and by who?
In 1868 By Brigadier General Jacob Zeilen The 7th commandant
The first women marine?
Opha Mae Johnson, 1918
First commandant of the marine corps?
Captain Samuel Nicholas
"Grand old man of the marine corps"?
Fifth commandant of the marine corps?
Who was the first black marine officer?
Frederick C. Branch
First General to command an army division?
General John A. Lejeune during WWII
Two marines, Two medals of honor?
Dan Daly, And Smedly Butler
First Sgt.Maj. of the marine corps?
First Sgt.Maj. was appointed what day?
1 Jan 1801
Who was the seventh commandant of the marine corps?
Who was the thirteenth commandant of the marine corps?
John A. Lejeune
Who was the eighteenth commandant of the marine corps?
Alexander A. Vandergrift
First marine to earn a medal of honor?
Cpl John F. Mackie
Five navy crosses?
Cousin of army general George S. Patton?
Louis "Chesty" Puller
Only marine in history to go from private to general?
General G. C. Thomas
Who was awarded the mamaLuke sword?
Lt Presley Neville O'Bannon
Only commandant to be court martialed and relieved of his duties?
4th commandant Anthony Gale
First marine aviator
Lt A. A. Cunningham
"Come on you sons o bitches! Do you want to live forever?"
First Sgt. Dan Daly
"Retreat, Hell. We just got here!"
First enlisted marine to earn the MOH in WWII?
Sgt. John Basilone
youngest marine to earn the MOH?
PFC Jacklyn H. Lucas
"Holland, the raising of that flag means a marine corps for the next 500 years!"
the sec. of the navy Forrestal said to LtGen. smith at the bottom of mount siribachi
"Uncommon Valor was a Common Virtue"
"The navy and marines have never shone more brightly than this morning"
Gen. Mac Arthur
"They've got us surrounded! The bastards wont get away this time!"
How much hem should there be on trouser legs?
2 to 3 inches
Length of trouser web belt?
2 to 4 inches
Objectives of leadership?
Primary - Accomplishment of the mission
Secondary - Welfare of troops
Two leadership principles
Which one is your favorite and why?
Know your marines and lookout for their welfare (favorite) your marines are the most important thing.
Set the example
Three of the fourteen leadership traits
which one is your favorite and why?
Integrity (favorite) Uprightness of character and soundness of morale principle, thruthfulness and honesty
most frequently abused drug in our society?
what category of drugs does alcohol fall under?
mission of the marine corps rifle squad?
to locate, close with, or destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or repel the enemy attack by fire and close combat.
how many marines are in a fire team?
how many marines are in a rifle squad?
how many fireteam formations are there and what are they?
4 - column, wedge, skirmisher, echelon
what are the six elements of a fire command? ADDRAC
what is the five paragraph order?
A-admin and logistics
C-command and signal
what does mett stand for?
T-terrain and weather
T-troops and fire support available
what does salute stand for?
what does kocoa stand for?
O-observation and fields of fire
C-cover and concealment
A-avenues of approach
what are the five phases of an amphibious operation?
what are the four B's of logistics?
1st general in your chain of command (varys to yourself)
who is the secretary of the navy?
The honorable Sean J. Stackley
who is the vice president?
the honorable mike pence
weight of the SMAW launcher?
Dual mode weight?
HEAA Rocket weight?
NE Round weight?
What are the 6 troop leading steps?
5 steps of ORM?
M-make risk decisions
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