Flashcards in Drill and ceremonies Deck (32):
What TC covers drill and ceremonies
TC (training circular) 3-12.5
What are the three marching steps used in drill?
15 in step, 30 in step, 30 in step double time
What are two prescribed formations for platoon?
line and column
What are the 4 rest positions that can be given at the halt?
parade rest, stand at ease, at ease, rest
What is the primary value of ceremonies?
to render honors, preserve tradition, and to stimulate esprit de corps
What is a rank?
What foot is your leading foot?
your 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 nit
When marching, who is the only person in a platoon that is never out of step?
The platoon guide
What is a file?
If you were marching a squad, when would you give the command "squad halt"?
When either foot strikes the ground
While passing the colors or while the colors are passing you, when is the hand salute rendered?
Six paces before and six paces after
How many steps per minute is quick time?
120 steps per minute
How many steps per minute is double time?
180 steps per minute
What command is given to reverse the direction of a march?
From what position are all stationary movements given?
Position of attention
On what foot would you give the command "mark time march"
On either foot
What is cover
aligning yourself directly behind the man to your immediate front
How do you measure a "step"
heel to heel
What is depth?
The space from front to rear of a formation
What is the interval between the preparatory command and the command of execution?
What are the two parts of most drill command?
preparatory command and command of execution
What are the 5 types of commands in a drill?
two part, combined, supplementing, directive, mass
What position is the unit guidon once a preparatory command is given?
The raised vertical position
What are some examples of a combined command?
At ease, fall in, rest
What command is given to revoke a preparatory command?
As you were
What is a guidon
a swallow-tailed flag carried by companies
When executing a rear march, on which foot do you pivot?
What are the three methods used to teach drill?
step by step, by the numbers, talk-through method
What 4 movements in marching require a 15-inch step?
half step, left step, right step, backward march