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Customs & Courtesies

Customs & Courtesies Study Guide

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What Army regulation vocers salutes, honors and visits of courtesy? AR 600-25
Slautes are not required to be rendered or returned when the senior or subordinate, or both are what? In civilian attire Engaged in work where salutes would interfere Both hands are occupied and saluting is impractiable Working a detail or in a function that would present a safety hazard In public places such as a theater In the ranks of a formation
When do you salute inside a building? When reporting to your commander When reporting to a pay officer When reporting to a military board At an indoor ceremony At sentry duty indoors.
Can you salute as a prisioner? No, you have lost the right to salute
Enlisted members generally do not exchange salutes, what are some examples of when they would exchange salutes. When rendering reports in formations When reporting to an enlisted president of a board.
On what command would you salute while in formation? Present, Arms
Is the recipient of the Medal of Honor (Enlisted or Commissioned) entitled to a salute? Yes
Where do you walk when walking with someone that is senior to you? On the senior person's left
When meeting an officer in the open, how far away should you be before rendering the hand salute? Approximately 6 paces or within speaking distance when making eye contact.
Who salutes in a group of soldiers not in formation? The first person to see the officer should call the group to attention and everyone should salute.
When a President or Former President of the U.S. arrives and leaves an army installation, how many gun salute do they get? 21 gun salute, both times
When lowering the flag (retreat) the flag is folded (cocked hat) and treated as a cased color. Do persons meeting the flag detail salute the flag? No. Once the flag has been folded (cocked hat), it is treated as a cased Color and not saluted by persons meeting the flag detail. The flag will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect but not be rendered any sort of honors.
Who will set the time of sounding reveille and retreat? Installation Commanders
During the sounding nof reveille, when is the flag hoisted? On the first note of reveille
At the last note of retreat, what will happen? A gun will be fired followed by the national anthem or sound of "To The Color" concurrent with the lowering of the flag. The flag will be lowered to ensure completion at the last note of the music.
When foreign soldiers are invited by U.S. forces to participate in parades, where will they be positioned? They will be assigned a position of honor ahead of U.S. soldiers. As a special compliment, a small escort of honor composed of U.S. soldiers will precede the foreign soldiers.
What is the official song of the U.S. Army? "The Army Goes Rolling Along"
When was "The Army Goes Rolling Along" dedicated by the Secretary of the Army? Veterans Day, 11 November 1956, and officially announced on 12 December 1957
During the playing of the Army Song, how will individuals stand? They will stand at Attention and sing the lyrics of the Army Song when played.
The Army Song is always played at the conclusion of what events? Reviews Parades Honor Guard Ceremonies
What is customary for all Officers of a unit, organization or installation to do on New Year's Day? Call upon the commanding officer on New Year's Day. The commander may designate a convenient hour for receiving such visits.
What personnel are included in Full Military Funeral Honors? 9 memberteam (6 pallbearers and/or firing party, a chaplain, and officer and/or NCO in charge, and a bugler).
Where do you walk when walking with someone that is senior to you? On the senior person's left
When meeting an officer in the open, how far away should you be before rendering the hand salute? Approximately 6 paces or within speaking distance when making eye contact
Who exits a military vehicle first? The senior person, then in ascending order
What is the only time that you do not remove your headgear when reporting to an officer indoors? When under arms
When are you considered to be under arms? When you are carrying a weapon in your hand, by sling or by holster
How long is the call "To The Color" 40 Seconds
What are the courtesies rendered by individuals during Reveille if they are in uniform and in formation either with or without headgear? Execute "Present Arms" and "Order Arms"
What are the courtesies rendered by individuals during Reveille if they are in uniform and not in formation either with or without head gear. At the first note of music, Face the flag or music and render hand salute. End salute on last note of music.
What are the courtesies rendered by individuals during Retreat and To The Color if they are in uniform and in formation either with or without headgear? 1. At the first note of Retreat, execute "Parade Rest" Remain at Parade Rest until given the command "Attention" 2. At the first note of "To The Color", execute "Present Arms". Execute "Order Arms" at the end of the last note of "To The Color"
What are the courtesies rendered by individuals during Retreat and To The Color if they are in uniform and not in formation with or without headgear? 1. At the first note of Retreat, face the flag and stand at attention 2. At the first note of "TO THE COLOR" render a salute until last note.
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