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What Publication Covers Customs and Courtesies?

AR 600-25


What does AR 600-25 Cover?

Military Customs and Courtesies but the Official Title is “Salutes, Honors and Visits of Courtesy”


Para 1-5
When must Army personnel in uniform are required to salute?

when they meet and recognize persons entitled to the salute


Para 1-5
Who will Salute first?

The junior person shall salute first


Para 1-5
What should Accompany the rendering of the hand salute?

an appropriate greeting such as, "Good Morning, Sir" or "Good Morning, Ma’am"


Para 1-5
When will personnel Salute indoors?

when reporting to a superior officer


Para 1-5
When is it required to Salute Officers in Official Vehicles?

When recognized individually by rank or identifying vehicle plates and/or flags


Para 1-5
When would you not Salute an Officer in a Vehicle?

When military personnel are acting as drivers of a moving vehicle, they should not initiate a salute


Para 1-5
Who is required to Salute an Officer while they are driving in a POV?

Only Gate Guards; unless duties are of such a nature as to make the salute impractical


Para 1-5
Who will be saluted by Army personnel in uniform?

The President of the United States


Para 1-5
What are the Six situations when Salutes not required to be rendered or returned when the senior or subordinate?

(1) In civilian attire.
(2) Engaged in routine work if the salute would interfere.
(3) Carrying articles with both hands so occupied as to make saluting impracticable.
(4) Working as a member of a detail, or engaged in sports or social functions where saluting would present a safety hazard.
(5) In public places such as theaters, churches, and in public conveyances.
(6) In the ranks of a formation.


Para 1-6
Is the flag of the United States dipped by way of salute or compliment?



Para 1-6
When will organizational color be dipped in Salute?

in all military ceremonies while the national anthem of the United States, "To the Colors," or a foreign national anthem is being played, and when rendering honors to organizations and individuals for which the military ceremony is being conducted


Para 1-6
Will the U.S. Army flag be dipped?

The U.S. Army flag is an organizational color and as such is also dipped


Para 1-6
Who is required to be present to salute with cannon?

A Commissioned Officer


Para 1-7
When will a Salute with Cannon NOT be fired?

between retreat and reveille, on Sundays, or on national holidays (excluding Memorial Day and Independence Day) unless, at the discretion of the commander directing the honors, international courtesy, or the occasion requires an exception.


Para 1-7
What does salute to the Union consists of?

1 gun for each State


Para 1-7
How many Guns are required for national salute and the salute to a national flag?



Para 1-7
What should always be displayed at the time of firing a salute?

The flag of the United States, or national color


Para 1-10
How must the national flag will be displayed on Memorial Day?

At half staff from reveille until noon at all Army installations then Immediately before noon, the band, if one is available, will play an appropriate musical selection, and at 1200 hours the national salute (21 guns) will be fired at all installations


Para 1-10
What Courtesy must be performed on Independence day?

In commemoration of the Declaration of Independence, a salute to the Union (50 guns) will be fired at 1200 hours on Independence Day at all Army installations


Para 1-11
During ceremonies, the performance of a foreign country’s national anthem should be followed by what?

After a foreign country’s national anthem will be followed without pause by playing the national anthem of the United States


Para 1-12
What Soldiers do if the Pledge of Allegiance is recited at a Ceremony?

During military ceremonies, soldiers will not recite the Pledge of Allegiance


Para 1-12
What will Soldiers do at official functions, social events, and sporting events when the Pledge of Allegiance is Recited?

(1) When in uniform, outdoors, stand at attention, remain silent, face the flag, and render the hand salute.
(2) When in uniform, indoors, stand at attention, remain silent, and face the flag.
(3) When in civilian attire, stand at attention, face the flag with the right hand over the heart and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Headgear should be removed with the right hand and held over the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart.


Para 3-1
Who will set the time of sounding reveille and retreat?

Installation commanders


Para 3-1
When will the flag will be hoisted during Reveille?

the sound of the first note of reveille


Para 3-1
When will a gun will be fired during Retreat?

At the last note of retreat


Para 3-1
What will be played at the end of Retreat?

the national anthem or sound of “To The Color”


Para 3-1
When must the flag be completely lowered at the end of To the Color?

at the last note of To the Colors


Para 3-1
How are the Colors displayed during a Parade or Ceremony?

In order of seniority from right to left as viewed from the rear