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Page 90 - Knees straight without stiffness. Hips level and drawn back slightly; body erect and resting equally on hips; chest lifted and arched; shoulders square and falling equally. Arms and hands hanging naturally, thumb along the seam of the trousers.
Page 91 - At the command at ease each man keeps one foot in place and is required to preserve silence but not immobility. 53. 1. Parade, 2, REST. Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent; clasp the hands, without constraint, in front of the center of the body, fingers joined, left hand uppermost, left thumb clasped by the thumb and forefinger of the right hand; preserve silence and steadiness of position.
Page 100 - ... so as to follow the preceding man at 4 paces. The command halt is given when all have their distances. In case more than one squad is in line, each squad executes the movement as above.
Page 13 - At the command present raise and carry the saber to the front, base of the hilt as high as the chin and 6 inches in front of the neck, edge to the left, point 6 inches farther to the front than the hilt, thumb extended on the left of the grip, all fingers grasping the grip.
Page 94 - Carry and plant the right foot 15 inches to the right; bring the left foot beside it and continue the movement in the cadence of quick time. The side step is used for short distances only and is not executed in double time.
Page 92 - Raise the right hand smartly till the tip of the forefinger touches the lower part of the headdress or forehead above the right eye, thumb and fingers extended and joined, palm to the left, forearm inclined at about 45°, hand and wrist straight; at the same time look toward the person saluted. (TWO) Drop the arm smartly by the side. For rules governing salutes, see " Honors and Salutes," paragraphs 758-765; STEPS AND MARCHINGS.
Page 7 - Military authority will be exercised with firmness, kindness and justice. Punishments must conform to law and follow offenses as promptly as circumstances will permit.
Page 101 - For the instruction of recruits, the squad being in column or correctly aligned, the instructor causes the squad to face half right or half left, points out to the men their relative positions, and explains that these are to be maintained in the oblique march.
Page 102 - At the second command, the right-flank man in the front rank faces to the right in marching and marks time ; the other front-rank men oblique to the right, place themselves abreast of the pivot, and mark time. In the rear rank, the third man from the right, followed in column by the second and the first, moves straight to the front until in rear of his front-rank man, when all face to the right in...