S 113. drill & ceremony Flashcards Preview

FMF > S 113. drill & ceremony > Flashcards

Flashcards in S 113. drill & ceremony Deck (39):
1

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.

2

the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to PROVIDE what?

simple formations from which combat formations may be readily assumed

3

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

4

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

5

the purpose of close order drill is to enable a commander to GIVE what?

Marines an opportunity to handle weapons

6

define ELEMENT

an individual squad, section, platoon, company, or other unit which is part of a larger unit

7

define FORMATION

an arrangement of elements on line, in column, or in any other prescribed manner

8

define LINE

a formation in which the elements are abreast

9

define RANK

a line of marines or vehicles placed side by side

10

define COLUMN

a formation in which elements are placed one behind the other

11

define FILE

a single column of marines or vehicles one behind the other

12

define FLANK

the right or left extremity of a unit either on line or in column

13

define INTERVAL

the lateral space between elements on the same line. measured shoulder to shoulder

14

define CLOSE INTERVAL

the horizontal distance between should and elbow when the left hand is placed on the hip

15

what does it mean to guide

to regulate the interval, direction, alignment and cadence on the base file

16

define PACE

the length of a full step at quick time, 30" and measured from the back of each heel

17

the half step and back step are how many inches

15"

18

the right/left steps are how many inches

12"

19

the steps in quick and double time are how many inches

30" & 36"

20

define CADENCE

a rythmic rate of march at a uniform step

21

what is used to control voice volume

diaphragm

22

what are 2 types of drill commands

preparatory command - indicates THE movement to be executed

command of execution - indicates movement TO be executed

23

who commands the color gaurd

the color bearer

24

a color guard consists of how many individuals

4 unless the organizational color is not carried (3)

25

a wet down is a party thrown for who

a newly promoted staff NCO or Officer

26

a wet down is not what

an initiation

27

where and when is a wet down held

usually within 1 month at the staff NCO club

28

when did the first group of staff sergeants receive their warrants

spring of 1923

29

the senior enlisted gives what command to recognize marines from a formation

"personnel to receive awards, promotions, etc.... center"

30

personnel to receive awards will halt at what distance from the commander

5 paces and centered

31

what is a dinner event referred to if non-mil guests are invited

dinning in

32

what is a dinner event referred to if non-mil guests are not invited

mess night

33

relief/appoint ceremonies are held upon change of command for what size organization

battalion/squadron or larger (and direction of schools)

34

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

35

during the marine corps bday what color bunting is used for the cake

scarlet and gold

36

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

37

marine corps color guard

left rifleman, MC color bear, National color bear, right rifleman

38

Navy/Marine color guard

Left rifleman (Navy), Navy color, MC color, Nat. color (Marine), Right rifleman (Marine)

39

Joint armed forces color guard

Left rifleman (Marine), CG color, AF color, Nav color, MC color, Army color, Nat. color, Right rifleman (Army)