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What are the three marching steps used in drill?

- 15 in step
- 30 in step
- 30 in step, Double time 180 steps per minute


What FM covers drill and ceremony?



What is a review?

A military ceremony used to:
- Honor a visiting, high ranking commander, official, or dignitary, and or permit them to observe the state of training a command.
- Present decorations and awards
- Honor or recognize unit or individual achievements
- Commemorate events


What are the two prescribed formations for platoons?

- Line
- Column


What is the primary purpose of drill and ceremony?

The purpose of drill is to enable a commander or NCO to move his unit from one place to another in an orderly manner; to aid in disciplinary training y instilling habits of precision and response to the leader's orders, and to provide for the development of all soldiers in the practice of commanding troops.


What are the four rest positions that can be given at the halt?

Parade rest, rest, stand at ease, at ease.


What is the primary value of ceremonies?

To render honors, preserve tradition, and render Espirit De Corps.


What is a rank?

A line, which is only one element deep.


Which foot is your leading foot?

The left foot.


What is the only command given from "Inspection Arms"?

"Ready, port, arms"


What is an element?

An individual, squad, section, platoon, company or larger unit forming part of the next higher unit.


When marching, who is the only person in a platoon that is never out of step?

The platoon guide is the person responsible for maintaining the prescribed direction and rate of march.