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What are the 5 purposes of Close Order Drill?

-Move, Provide, Teach, Increase, and Give

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Describe each of the Close Order Drill purposes?

-Move: move unit from one place to another in a orderly manner
-Provide: simple formations from which combat formations may be readily assumed.
-Teach: instilling habits or precision and automatic response to orders.
-Increase: confidence of Junior Officers and NCO"s through exercise of command
-Give: opportunity to handle individual weapons

3

What is a Element?

-individual, squad,section,platoon,company, or other unit which is part of a larger unit.

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What is a Formation?

-arrangement of elements on line,in column, or any other prescribed manner

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What is a Line?

-formation in which the elements are abreast

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What is a Rank?

-line of Marines or vehicles place side by side

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What is a Column?

-formation in which elements are place one behind the other

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What is a File?

-single column of Marines or vehicles behind the other

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What is Flank?

-right or left extremity of a unit either in a line or column

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What is a Interval?

-lateral space between elements on the same line, interval is measured from shoulder to shoulder

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What is a Normal Interval?

-1 arm's length between individuals

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What is a Close Interval?

-distance between shoulder and elbow when the left hand is placed on the left hip

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What is a Alignment?

-dressing of several elements on a straight line

14

What is a Guide?

-individual (BASE) upon whom a formation regulates its march

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What is a Center?

-middle of formation

16

What is a Pace?

-length of full step, 30" from the back of one heel to the back of another heel

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What is Step?

-(half,back,right-left,quick and double), distance from heel to heel between the feet of a marching man

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What is a Cadence?

-(slow time, quick time, and double time), rhythmic rate of march at a uniform step

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What are the 4 characteristics of command voice?

-Voice Control, Distinctness, Inflection, Cadence

20

What are the 2 types of drill commands?

-Preparatory Command and Command of Execution

21

Describe the Marine Corps Color Guard?

-From Left to Right

Left Rifleman, Marine Corps Color Bearer, National Color Bearer, Right Rifleman

22

Describe the Navy-Marine Corps Guard?

-From Left to Right

Left Rifleman(NAVY), Navy Color(NAVY), Marine Corps Color(MARINE), National Color(MARINE), Right Rifleman(MARINE)

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Describe the Joint Armed Forces Color Guard?

-From Left to Right

Left Rifleman(MARINE),Coast Guard Color(COAST GUARD), Air Force Color(AIR FORCE), Navy Color(NAVY), Marine Corps Color(MARINE), Army Color(ARMY), National Color(ARMY), Right Rifleman(ARMY)

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What is a Wet Down?

- party thrown by newly promoted SNCO's or officers to celebrate new rank.

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What is a Hail and Farewell?

-introduce new SNCO's and spouse who are new to command and say goodbye to those who are leaving
-given monthly or quarterly

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What is a Dining-in?

-recognizing a new member to a unit or saying farewell to one who is leaving

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What is Promotions/Re-Enlistments ?

-Ceremonies to recognize milestones in an individual Marines career.
-they form according to precedence of award: medals,certificate of commendation, meritorious mast, letter of appreciation, etc.
-Personal awards presented first
-Promotions second
-Re-Enlistments third

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What is the Relief/Appoint Ceremony?

-Change of command for an organization of battalion or squadron size, or larger units and directions of schools