Flashcards in 113 Drill & Ceremonies Deck (35):
The purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to MOVE what?
His unit from one place to another in a standard, orderly manner, while maintaining the best appearance possible.
The purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to PROVIDE what?
Simple formations from which combat formations may be readily assumed
The purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to TEACH what?
Discipline by instilling habits of precision and automatic response to orders
The purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to INCREASE what?
Confidence of JOs and NCOs through the exercise of command
The purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to GIVE what?
Marines an opportunity to handle weapons
An individual, squad, section, platoon, company or other unit which is part of a larger unit
An arrangement of elements on line, in column, or in any other prescribed manner
A formation in which the elements are abreast
A line of Marines or vehicles placed side by side
A formation in which elements are placed one behind the other
A single column of Marines or vehicles one behind the other
The right or left extremity of a unit either on line or in column
The lateral space between elements on the same line. (measured shoulder to shoulder)
Define CLOSE INTERVAL:
The horizontal distance between shoulder and elbow when the left hand is placed on the hip
What does it mean to guide?
To regulate the interval, direction, alignment and cadence on a base file
The length of a full step at quick time, which is 30" and is measured from the back of each heel
The half step and back step are how many inches?
The right/left steps are how many inches?
The steps in quick and double time are how many inches?
30" and 36"
A rhythmic rate of march at a uniform step
What is used to control voice volume?
What are two types of drill commands?
Preparatory command, command of execution
Who commands the color guard?
The color bearer
A color guard consists of how many individuals?
4 unless the organizational color is not carried (3)
A wet down is party thrown for who?
A newly promoted Staff NCO or Officer
A wet down is NOT what?
Where and when is a wet down held?
Usually within 1 month at the Staff NCO Club
When did the first group of Staff Sergeants receive their warrants?
Spring of 1923
The senior enlisted gives what command to recognize Marines from a formation?
"Personnel to receive awards, promotions, etc., center"
Personnel to receive awards will halt at what distance from the Commander?
5 paces and centered
What is a dinner event referred to if non-military guests are invited?
What is a dinner event referred to if non-military guests are NOT invited?
Relief/Appoint ceremonies are held upon change of command for what size organization?
Battalion/squadron or larger. (and directions of schools)
During the Marine Corps B-day how many personnel of each rank will be assigned to the escort?
Two officers OR enlisted personnel of each rank