Flashcards in Marine Corps Ceremony Manual Chap 22 Deck (18):
What would a full guard consist of?
2 platoons of riflemen
The band and colors will not be present for a full guard unless how many platoons are present?
At least 2 platoons
What will an officer be armed with if a sword is not available/required?
Where is he band positioned before honors of an official visitor?
To the right and on line with the honor guard
What does the band play upon appearance of the visiting official?
Band sounds attention.
If a personal flag or a foreign national flag is to be hoisted, when should this happen?
At the first note of music.
Where would an inspection begin if desired during an official visit?
At the right front of the band and continue along the line of troops.
When does the band begin to play during the inspection?
When the commander of the honor guard, personage, and party step off in the direction of the band.
When does the band stop paying after an inspection during an official visit?
When the commander of the colorguard returns to their position.
At what distance from the visiting personal does the drum major execute an eyes right during a review and salute? When do they drop the salute?
When 6 paces away they execute eyes right and salute..the salute is dropped and eyes forward 6 paces past the host and visitors.
When does the band play?
During the inspection of the honor guard.
The band forms on the ____ __ ___ _______in the
direction toward which the escort is to march
flank of the escort
What is the optimum distance between howitzers when being fired for a ceremony?
What position should the Lunette be in when ceremoniously firing howitzers?
At the proper time the battery gunnery sergeant will march the battery on
line __ paces to the rear of the guns.
When firing a gun salute, at what interval should the guns be fired?
Every 5 secs, on the 5 sec mark.
Which persons only receive departure gun salutes and how many?
1 star or equivlant, 11
2 star or equivilent, 13
3 star or equivilient, 15
Naval or military Governer commissioned by the President in their area of Jurisdiction. 17