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1

What is the five purposes of close order drill?

-Move his unit from one place to another
-Provide simple formations
-Teach discipline
-Give Marines an opportunity to handle individual weapons
-Increase the confidence of his junior officers and of his NCOs

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Element

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

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Formation

An arrangements of elements on line, in column, or in any other prescribed manner

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Line

A formation in which the elements are abreast

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Rank

A line of Marines or vehicles placed side by side

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Column

A formation in which elements are placed one behind each other

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File

A single column of Marines or vehicles one behind the other

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Flank

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

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Interval

The lateral space between elements on the same line. Intervals are measured between individuals from shoulder to shoulder.

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Normal Interval

Between individuals in one arm's length

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Close Interval

Horizontal distance between shoulder to elbow when the left hand is placed on the left hip.

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Alignment

Dressing of several elements on a straight line

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Guide

To regulate the interval, direction, alignment and cadence on the base file (right, left or center)

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Center

Middle of the element

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Pace

The length of a full step at quick time, which is 30 inches.

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Step (Half and Back)

15 inches

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Step (Right and Left)

12 inches

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Step (Quick and Double Time)

30 and 36 inches

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Cadence (Slow Time, Quick Time & Double Time)

A rhythmic rate of march at a uniform step

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What are the four characteristics of command voice?

Voice Control, Distinctness, Infection and Cadence

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Voice Control

The voice is controlled by opening the throat, using the mouth to shape words, and using the diaphragm to control the volume

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Distinctness

Pronounced correctly without loss of effect

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Inflection

Rise and fall in pitch and tone

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Two Types of drill commands

*Preparatory Command- indicates the movement to be executed
-Beginning Pitch: Normal Speaking Voice
-Inflection: Rising
*Command of Execution- Indicated when a movement is to be executed
-Beginning Pitch: Higher than last pitch
-Inflection: NONE
-Snap: Given sharply

25

How many members of the color guard are there?

Four

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Positions of the color guard

2 NCOs are the color bearers, and 2 junior to the color bearers, are the color guards.

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Who commands the color guard?

Color bearer who carries the National color

28

What is the order of Marine Corps color guard?

L- Left Rifleman
M- MC Color Bearer
N- National Color Bearer
R- Right Rifleman

29

What is the order of the Navy Marine Corps color guard?

L- Left Rifleman (Navy)
LC- Navy Color (Navy)
C- MC Color (Marine)
RC- National Color (Marine)
R- Right Rifleman (Marine)

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What is the order of the Joint Armed Forces color guard?

Left Rifleman
Coast Guard Color (CG)
Air Forces Color (Air Force)
Navy Color (Navy)
Marine Corps Color (MC)
Army Color (Army)
National Color (Army)
Right Rifleman (Army)