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1

What Army regulation covers Salutes, honors and visits of courtesy?

AR 600-25

2

Can you salute as a prisoner?

No, you have lost the right to salute

3

Enlisted members generally do not exchange salutes, what are some examples of when they would exchange salutes?

When rendering reports in formation
When reporting to an enlisted president of a board

4

On what command would you salute while in formation?

Present, ARMS.

5

Is the recipient of the Medal of Honor (Enlisted or Commissioned) entitled to a salute ?

Yes

6

Where do you walk when walking with someone that is senior to you?

On the senior person's left

7

When meeting an officer in the open, how far away should you be before rendering the hand salute?

Approximately 6 paces when our paths will bring you close by, or within speaking distance when making eye contact.

8

Who salutes in a group of soldiers not in formation?

The first person to see the officer should call the group to attention and everyone should salute

9

When a President or Former President of the U.S. arrives and leaves an army installation, how many gun salute do they get?

21 gun salute, both times

10

When lowering the flag (retreat) the flag is folded (cocked hat) and treated as a cased color. Do persons meeting the flag detail salute the flag?

No. Once the flag has been folded (cocked hat), it is treated as a cased Color and not saluted by persons meeting the flag detail. The flag will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect but not be rendered any sort of honors.

11

Who will set the time of sounding reveille and retreat?

Installation Commanders

12

During the sounding of reveille, when is the flag hoisted?

On the first note of reveille

13

When foreign soldiers are invited by U.S. forces to participate in parades, where will they be positioned?

they will be assigned a position of honor ahead of U.S. soldiers. As a special compliment, a small escort of honor composed of U.S. soldiers will precede the foreign soldiers.

14

What is the official song of the U.S. Army?

“The Army Goes Rolling Along”

15

When was "The Army Goes Rolling Along" dedicated by the Secretary of the Army?

Veterans Day, 11 November 1956, and officially announced on 12 December 1957

16

During the playing of the Army Song, how will individuals stand?

They will stand at attention and sing the lyrics of the Army Song when played.

17

The Army Song is always played at the conclusion of what events

Reviews
Parades
Honor Guard Ceremonies.

18

What personnel are included in Full Military Funeral Honors?

9–memberteam (6 pallbearers and/or firing party, a chaplain, and officer and/or NCO in charge, and a bugler (if available)). The team serves as pallbearers and thefiring party, folds and presents the American flag to the next of kin, and plays “Taps.” A member of the decedent’s parent military Service will present the flag.

19

Where do you walk when walking with someone that is senior to you?

On the senior person's left

20

When meeting an officer in the open, how far away should you be before rendering the hand salute?

Approximately 6 paces when our paths will bring you close by, or within speaking distance when making eye contact.

21

Who exits a military vehicle first?

The senior person, then in ascending order

22

What is the only time that you do not remove your headgear when reporting to an officer indoors?

When under arms

23

When are you considered to be under arms?

When you are carrying a weapon in your hand, by sling or by holster

24

How long is the call "to the color"

40 seconds