Flashcards in S 113. drill & ceremony Deck (39):
the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to MOVE what?
his unit from one place to another in a standard, orderly manner, while maintaining the best appearance possible.
the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to PROVIDE what?
simple formations from which combat formations may be readily assumed
the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to TEACH what?
discipline by installing habits of precision and automatic response to orders
the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to INCREASE what?
confidence of the JO's and NCO's through the exercise of command
the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to GIVE what?
Marines an opportunity to handle weapons
an individual squad, section, platoon, company, or other unit which is part of a larger unit
an arrangement of elements on line, in column, or in any other prescribed manner
a formation in which the elements are abreast
a line of marines or vehicles placed side by side
a formation in which elements are placed one behind the other
a single column of marines or vehicles one behind the other
the right or left extremity of a unit either on line or in column
the lateral space between elements on the same line. measured shoulder to shoulder
define CLOSE INTERVAL
the horizontal distance between should and elbow when the left hand is placed on the hip
what does it mean to guide
to regulate the interval, direction, alignment and cadence on the base file
the length of a full step at quick time, 30" and measured from the back of each heel
the half step and back step are how many inches
the right/left steps are how many inches
the steps in quick and double time are how many inches
30" & 36"
a rythmic rate of march at a uniform step
what is used to control voice volume
what are 2 types of drill commands
preparatory command - indicates THE movement to be executed
command of execution - indicates movement TO be executed
who commands the color gaurd
the color bearer
a color guard consists of how many individuals
4 unless the organizational color is not carried (3)
a wet down is a party thrown for who
a newly promoted staff NCO or Officer
a wet down is not what
where and when is a wet down held
usually within 1 month at the staff NCO club
when did the first group of staff sergeants receive their warrants
spring of 1923
the senior enlisted gives what command to recognize marines from a formation
"personnel to receive awards, promotions, etc.... center"
personnel to receive awards will halt at what distance from the commander
5 paces and centered
what is a dinner event referred to if non-mil guests are invited
what is a dinner event referred to if non-mil guests are not invited
relief/appoint ceremonies are held upon change of command for what size organization
battalion/squadron or larger (and direction of schools)
during the marine corps b-day how many personnel of each rank will be assigned to the escort
two officers or enlisted personnel of each rank
during the marine corps bday what color bunting is used for the cake
scarlet and gold
4 characteristics of command voice
Voice control - opening throat, using mouth to shape words, diaphragm control volume
Distinctness - enunciating each syllable distinctly
Inflection - rise and fall in pitch and tone of voice
Cadence - uniform and rhythmic flow in words
marine corps color guard
left rifleman, MC color bear, National color bear, right rifleman
Navy/Marine color guard
Left rifleman (Navy), Navy color, MC color, Nat. color (Marine), Right rifleman (Marine)