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Manual of the Sword
Terms in this set (32)
The sword is a symbol of what two things?
authority and badge of office
What is another name for the etiquette of the sword?
Manual of the Sword
The sword salute is probably of (blank) origin
What is an ancient act of submission?
allowing the point of the sword to descend to the ground
What is done now instead of kissing the cross of the sword?
bringing the sword hilt to the mouth or chin
What is a serious breech of sword etiquette?
to drop a sword when making a sword salute
What two events are commonly conducted at the annual Military Ball?
the arch of swords and the cutting of the cake
Who leads the Grand March?
the company commander and his date
Arch of Swords
The cadet ushers form at the designated arch position, in two equal ranks, at normal interval, facing each other, with sufficient room between ranks (3 to 4 paces) for honorees to pass
Who cuts the cake and with what?
the company commander's date with the commander's sword
What is the sword grip typically made out of?
bone, ivory, or special hard white plastic
When should the sword be in its scabbard?
when its bearer is not in formation
When executing "Draw, Sword," turn the scabbard clockwise (blank) degrees and tilt it forward to form a (blank) degree angle with the deck
Present Sword from Carry or Order Sword
When given the command "Sword (Arms)" when executing "Present, Arms," bring the point down smartly, without (blank), to a position (blank) inches above the deck and slightly right of the (blank) foot
whipping; 3; right
Order Sword from Present Sword
When do you move the sword while at "Carry, Sword"
1. Giving Commands
2. Changing positions in formation at quick time
3. Addressing or being addressed by a senior
4. when the preparatory command for quick time (Forward) has been given
5 While marching at quick time
6. When any manual of arms movement has been ordered except positions of rest and eyes left/right
While marching with the sword at carry, your arms should swing (blank) inches to the front and (blank) inches to the rear
What should you not do while marching?
hold the sling or scabbard
When are the only times that the command "Carry, Sword" can be given?
when halted at order sword or present sword
On the command "Eyes" when executing an "Eyes, Right," raise the right hand to the level of and (blank) inches in front of the neck. The blade should incline forwards at a (blank) degree angle from vertical
same from Eyes Right to Order Sword
On the command "Right" when executing an "Eyes, Right," bring the point down (blank), without whipping, to a position (blank) inches above the deck and slightly (blank) of the right foot
smartly; 3; right
opposite for eyes left
Order Sword from Eyes Right (Left)
If in an extreme right (left) file when the command "Eyes, Right (Left) is called," continue doing what?
looking straight ahead
Parade Rest from Carry or Order Sword
On the command of "Parade, Rest," move the (blank) foot smartly (blank) inches to the left. At the same time, lower the point of the sword to the (blank)
left; 12; deck
Order Sword from Parade Rest
On "Attention" when going to Attention from Parade Rest, bring the (blank) heel smartly against the right and the left hand back to the (blank). Raise the blade so the point is 3 inches from the deck
When can the command "At Ease" be given?
from any position of the sword
On the preparatory command "Return," raise the right hand and sword to a position (blank) inches in front of the neck. Tilt the scabbard forward and turn it (blank) (blank) degrees. The scabbard should form a 45-degree angle with the deck
6; clockwise; 180
On the command of execution "Sword," make sure to rotate the scabbard with the (blank) hand (blank) degrees (blank) and return the left hand to the position of (blank)
left; 180; counterclockwise; attention
Eyes Right (Left) from Carry Sword
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