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adjutant

a ceremonial position occupied by the junior member of the command staff in reviews parades and responsible to the troop or group commander. cadence is 140 steps per minute

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dress or cover

alignment

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base

the element on which an element is planned, regulated or aligned

3

the middle point of a formation. on an odd-numbered front, it is the middle person but on an even numbered front, it is the right middle person

center

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cover

individuals aligning themselves directly behind the person to their immediate front while maintaining a proper distance

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the total space from front to rear of any formation. an individuals ____ is considered to be 12 inches

depth

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the space from front to rear between units. the ___ between individuals in formation is 40 inches as measured from their chests to the backs of individuals directly in front of them

distance

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double time

the rate of marching at 180 steps (30 inches per length) per minute

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alignment of elements side by side or in line maintaining proper interval

dress

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the basic formation; that is, the smallest drill unit comprised of at least 3, but usually 8 to 12 individuals

element

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file

a single column of persons placed one behind the other

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final line

the line on which the adjutant forms the front rank of troops for a parade or review

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the extreme right or left (troops right or left) side of a formation in line or column

flank

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flight

at least two, but no more than four, elements

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an arrangement of units

formation

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front

the space occupied by a unit, measured from flank to flank. the _____ of an individual is considered to be 22 inches

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the airman designated to regulate the direction and rate of march

guide

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head

the leading unit of the column

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the arrangement of units side by side with guide and element leaders to the head

in column

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in line

the arrangement of units one behind the other with the guide and element leader to the extreme right flank

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the space between individuals placed side by side. a normal _______ is an arms length. a close ______ is 4 inches.

interval

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inverted column

the arrangement of units side by side with guide and element leaders to the rear

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inverted line

the arrangement of units one behind the other with the guide and element leaders to the extreme left flank

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a line followed by troops as they pass in review

line of march

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mark time

marching in place at a rate of 100 to 120 steps per minute

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the formation of a squadron or group in which the component units are in column, abreast of each other at close interval

mass formation

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pace

a step of 24 inches. this is the length of a full step in quicktime

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the correct place for an officer, noncommissioned officer or airman to stand while in formation

post

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the rate of marching at 100 to 120 steps (12 or 24 inches in length) per minute

quick time

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rank

a single line of persons placed side by side