Flashcards in 113 USMC Drill And Ceremonies Fundamentals Deck (54)
What is the five purposes of close order drill?
-Move his unit from one place to another
-Provide simple formations
-Give Marines an opportunity to handle individual weapons
-Increase the confidence of his junior officers and of his NCOs
An individual, squad, section, platoon, company, or other unit which is part of a larger unit
An arrangements 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 each 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 a column
The lateral space between elements on the same line. Intervals are measured between individuals from shoulder to shoulder.
Between individuals in one arm's length
Horizontal distance between shoulder to elbow when the left hand is placed on the left hip.
Dressing of several elements on a straight line
To regulate the interval, direction, alignment and cadence on the base file (right, left or center)
Middle of the element
The length of a full step at quick time, which is 30 inches.
Step (Half and Back)
Step (Right and Left)
Step (Quick and Double Time)
30 and 36 inches
Cadence (Slow Time, Quick Time & Double Time)
A rhythmic rate of march at a uniform step
What are the four characteristics of command voice?
Voice Control, Distinctness, Infection and Cadence
The voice is controlled by opening the throat, using the mouth to shape words, and using the diaphragm to control the volume
Pronounced correctly without loss of effect
Rise and fall in pitch and tone
Two Types of drill commands
*Preparatory Command- indicates the movement to be executed
-Beginning Pitch: Normal Speaking Voice
*Command of Execution- Indicated when a movement is to be executed
-Beginning Pitch: Higher than last pitch
-Snap: Given sharply
How many members of the color guard are there?
Positions of the color guard
2 NCOs are the color bearers, and 2 junior to the color bearers, are the color guards.
Who commands the color guard?
Color bearer who carries the National color
What is the order of Marine Corps color guard?
L- Left Rifleman
M- MC Color Bearer
N- National Color Bearer
R- Right Rifleman
What is the order of the Navy Marine Corps color guard?
L- Left Rifleman (Navy)
LC- Navy Color (Navy)
C- MC Color (Marine)
RC- National Color (Marine)
R- Right Rifleman (Marine)