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Guard Duty

Guard Duty Study Guide

What is your first General Order? 1. I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved
What is your second General Order? 2. I will obey my orders and perform my duties in a military manner.
What is your third General Order? 3. I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instructions to the Commander of the Relief.
What two types of orders can a guard recieve? 1. General orders 2. Special orders
What are you normally responsible for at your guard post? Your post and all governement property in view.
What is deadly force? The power to cause death or severe bodily harm
What specifies the time for challenging? The special orders
Who is responsible for the instruction, discipline and performance of the guards? The commander of the guards
How would you challenge people in a vehicle? You would challenge the same as if on foot but, make one or all of the individuals dismount the vehicle if deemed necessary.
What are the two words that the countersign consists of? Challenge and Password
What is the proper use of deadly force? Only the minimum amount of force necessary to make an apprehension
At what position do you hold your rifle while challenging? Port Arms
What field manual covers guard duty? FM 22-6
What are the two different types of guard mounting? 1. Formal 2. Informal
What is your chain of command as a guard? 1. Commander of the relief 2. Sergeant of the Guard 3. Officer of the Guard 4. Field officer of the day 5. Commanding officer at the level responsible for the guard mount
What type of guard is normally used to protect a unit in a tactical environment? Exterior guard
What is F.O.D. Field officer of the day
If you sleep on duty, what could your punishment be? Court Martial
What are 2 types of guard duty Interior Guard Exterior Guard
What is the normal length of time for a field officer of the day? 24hrs
How long will a guard normally stay at his post? 2 to 4 hours
Who is normally in charge of establishing the special orders for guard posts? The Post Commander
Does a guard salute indoors? Yes
When are guards not required to salute? No salute is given by a guard who is engaged in a specific duty, the performance of which prevents saluting
What are 3 examples of exterior guard? 1. Lookouts 2. Listening posts 3. Outposts
What are the duties of a guard? They must memorize understand, and comply with the general orders for guards. In addition guards must understand and comply with special orders applying to their particular posts including the use of the countersign and parole word, if they are in effect.
What is a parole word? It is used to check on the countersign when inspecting guards. Any person in time of war who discloses the parole word or countersign to any person not entitled to recieve it shall be punished by death / such other punishment as a courtmartial may direct.
What do special orders define? Exactly what a guard must do in a particular post
What is supernumerary? An extra member of the guard who is used when needed to replace a guard or to perform special duties as prescribed by local directives.
Created by: BlackSheep
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