Upgrade to remove ads
Marmion Military Plebe Guide
Terms in this set (74)
What year did Congress first authorize the formation of the Junior Reserve Officers' Corps?
What year was the ROTC Vitalization Act passed by Congress?
What is the Birthday of the United States Army?
June 14th, 1775
What is the Army Motto?
This We'll Defend
What is the Army Slogan?
What are the three types of flags from smallest to largest?
Storm (smallest), Post, Garrison (largest)
What do the colors on the flag represent?
Red - Courage
White - Purity
Blue - Pride
What is an Appurtenance?
Appurtenances are devices affixed to service or suspension ribbons to denote additional awards or other distinguishing characteristics of the award.
What is the first General Order?
I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved.
What is the second General Order?
I will obey my special orders and preform all my duties in a military manner.
What is the third General Order?
I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies and anything not covered in my instructions to the commander of relief.
What is Leadership?
Leadership is the ability (or process) to influence, lead, or guide others so as to accomplish a mission in a manner desired by providing purpose, direction and motivation.
What are the seven individual values that all leaders and followers should posses?
Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage.
What does the acronym LET mean?
Leadership, Education, and Training
What are the four C's of Leadership?
Courage, Candor, Commitment, and Competence
What are the four indicators of a unit's effectiveness?
Morale, Discipline, Proficiency, and Esprit de Corps
What are the three styles of Leadership?
Directing, Delegating, and Participating
What are the two responsibilities of every leader?
Accomplishment of the mission and safeguard the men and equipment.
What are the fourteen traits of leadership?
Bearing, Courage, Decisiveness, Dependability, Endurance, Enthusiasm, Initiative, Integrity, Judgement, Justice, Knowledge, Loyalty, Selflessness, and Tact.
What are the eleven principles of leadership?
Know yourself and seek self improvement, Be technically proficient, Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions, Make sound and timely decisions, Set the example, Know your personnel and look out for their welfare, Keep your followers informed, Develop a sense of responsibility in your followers, Ensure each task is understood, supervised, and accomplished, Build a team, and Employ your team within its capabilities.
In the Marmion Crest, what does the American eagle represent?
It represents our country.
In the Marmion Crest, what does the Benedictine as a missionary sailing to the United States from Europe represent?
It represents Marmion's roots in Switzerland.
In the Marmion Crest, what does the rising sun and the "M" represent?
The rising sun represents Aurora and the "M" represents Marmion.
In the Marmion Crest, what does the crossed rifle and sabre represent?
They represent military service.
What is the school motto and what does it mean?
"Credere Deo, Luctari Pro Eo" means "To Believe in God and to Strive for Him."
When was Jasper Academy, the precurser to Marmion Academy, founded?
When did the Benedictines of St. Meinrad come to Aurora from Jasper to take over Fox Valley High School from the Augustinian Order that had operated the school since its founding in 1927?
The summer of 1933
What year did Marmion Academy receive the designation as a Military Academy by the United States War Department and classified as an "Essential Military School?"
What year did Pope Pius XII formally establish the community as an abbey?
What year did the resident program at Marmion come to an end?
Who is considered the father of Drill and Ceremony procedures that wrote the first Army Field Manual in 1779, commonly known as the Blue Book?
Baron Friedrish von Steuben, a Prussian officer
What are the two parts of a drill command?
The Preparatory Command and the Command of Execution.
What are the two types of formations?
A Line and a Column.
What time are the drill movements executed to?
The drill movements are executed at the cadence of quick time, which is 120 beats per minute.
How long is each step?
Each step is 30 inches
What is a map?
A map is a graphic representation of the Earth's surface drawn to scale as seen from above.
What are the three most common types of maps?
City or state road maps, topographical maps, and geographic maps.
What are the three types of contour lines?
Index, Intermediate, and Supplementary.
What are the five major terrain features?
Hill, Saddle, Valley, Ridge, and Depression
What are the two Minor terrain features?
Draw and Spur
What are the three supplementary terrain features?
Cliff, Cut, and Fill
What are the five basic colors of a topographical map?
Black - Man made features; buildings, roads
Blue - Water features; lakes, swamps, and rivers
Brown - Identifies elevation and relief
Green - Identifies vegetation; woods, grasslands, orchards.
Red - Classifies man-made features; main roads, populated areas
What are the three north's?
Grid, Magnetic, and True
Which way are grid coordinates on a map read?
Right and Up
How many degrees are in an azimuth circle?
How many degrees are in an back azimuth circle?
Plus or minus 180 degrees
Four, six, eight digit grids coordinates put you within how many meters of your objective?
4 digit grid coordinates within 1000 meters
6 digit grid coordinates within 100 meters
8 digit grid coordinates within 10 meters
What is first aid?
First aid is immediate care given to an injured individual until qualified medical treatment is administered.
What are the four life saving steps in their correct sequence?
1. Open the airway, restore breathing and heartbeat.
2. Stop the bleeding.
3. Control and treat for shock.
4. Dress and bandage the wound.
What are the two vital processes of life?
Breathing and Blood Circulation
What are the two types of Fractures?
Open and Closed
What is the preferred method for stopping the bleeding?
The use of a pressure dressing
What is the last resort to stop bleeding if all other attempts fail?
The use of a tourniquet
What is communication?
Communication is the relaying of information from one person to another.
What are the Seven Communication Skills?
Reading, Writing, Speaking, Thinking, Studying, Remembering, and Listening.
What is the most important factor on a live firing range?
What are the three firing positions?
Prone, Kneeling, and Standing
What is the most stable firing position?
What are the four fundamentals of rifle marksmanship?
Steady position, Aiming, Breath Control, Trigger squeeze.
What are the primary parts of the air rifle? (MAT)
Muzzle, Action, Trigger
What are the three safety steps of using an air rifle?
Control of the muzzle, Check action, and Hold or carry weapon with fingers outside of the trigger.
What are the four commands used on an air rifle range?
Load-OK, Start-OK, Stop, and Unload
Who can give the command stop when seeing an unsafe act on the firing range?
What does the acronym BRASS stand for?
Breathing, Relax, Aim, Sight (on target), Squeeze (the trigger)
What are the eight steady hold factors?
Grip of the left hand, Placement of the butt in the pocket of the firing shoulder, Grip of the right hand, Right elbow tuck, Stock weld, Breathing, Relaxation, and Trigger control.
What are the two most important principles of aiming a rifle?
Correct sight alignment and correct sight picture
What is the gig line?
The gig line is a line formed by the button flap, zipper flap and belt buckle of the JROTC uniform.
How is the Name Tag worn?
Centered from left to right on the right breast pocket, between the top of the pocket and the top of the button.
How is the Honor Star worn?
Centered from left to right above the right breast pocket 1/4 inch from the top of the pocket.
How is the Academic Achievement Insignia worn?
Centered from left to right above the right breast pocket with the Honor Star in side the wreath.
How are the Ribbons worn?
Centered from left to right above the left breast pocket 1/8 inch from the top of the pocket in rows of three or four.
How is the Insignia of Rank worn?
Metal- centered on both shoulder tabs 5/8 inch from the end. Cloth- slid over both shoulder tabs.
How is the Hat Brass worn?
Centered from top to bottom on the Flash of the Beret.
How is the Collar Brass worn?
Centered from left to right on both lapels 1 inch above the V notch.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Cadet of the quarter
Jrotc General Knowledge Study Guide
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Mr. Stinga Cultural Exam
AP Biology Ch. 5
Fr. Joel - Confucianism and Taoism
Fr. Joel - Jainism and Sikhism