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What are the 3 general orders?

1. I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved.
2. I will obey my special orders and perform all duties in a military manner.
3. I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instructions to the commander of relief.

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what 2 types of orders can a guard recieve?

1. General orders
2. Special orders

2

what are you normally responsible for at your guard post?

your post and all government property in view.

3

what is deadly force?

the power to cause death or severe bodily harm.

4

what specifies the time for challenging?

the special orders

5

who is responsible for the instructions, discipline and performance of the guards?

The commander of the guards

6

How would you challenge people in a vehicle?

You would challenge the same as if on foot, but make one or all of the individuals dismount the vehicle if deemed necessary.

7

what are the 2 words that the countersign consists of?

challenge and password

8

what is the proper use of deadly force?

only the minimum amount of force necessary to make an apprehension

9

at what position do you hold your rifle while challenging?

port arms

10

what field manual covers Guard duty?

FM 22-6

11

What are the 2 different types of guard mountings?

1. Formal
2. Informal

12

what is your chain of command as a guard?

1. Commander of relief
2. Sergeant of the guard
3. Officer of the guard
4. Field officer of the day
5. Commanding officer at the level responsible for the guard mount.

13

What type of guard is normally used to protect a unit in a tactical environment?

Exterior guard

14

What is F.O.D?

Field Officer of the Day

15

If you sleep on duty, what could your punishment be?

Court Martial

16

What are 2 types of guard duty?

1. Interior Guard
2. Exterior Guard

17

What is the normal length of time for a field officer of the day?

24 hours

18

How long will a guard normally stay at his post?

2 to 4 hours

19

who is normally in charge of establishing the special orders for the guard posts?

The Post Commander

20

Does a guard salute indoors?

Yes

21

When are guards not required to salute?

No salute is given by a guard who is engaged in a specific duty that prevents saluting.

22

What are 3 examples of exterior guard?

1. Lookouts
2. Listening posts
3. Outposts

23

What are the duties of a guard?

They must memorize, understand and comply with the general orders. they must also understand and comply with special orders for their post. to include the use of countersign and parole word if they are in effect.

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What is a parole word?

the parole word is used to check on the countersign when inspecting guards. Any person in a time of war that discloses the parole word or counter sign to anyone not entitled to it, shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct

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what do special orders define?

exactly what a guard must do in a particular post

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what is supernumerary?

an extra member of the guard who is used when needed to replace a guard or to perform special duties as prescribed by local directives.