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Page 468 - 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 452 - Military courtesy requires the junior to salute first, but when the salute is introductory to a report made at a military ceremony or formation to the representative of a common superior — as for example, to the adjutant, officer of the day, etc. — the officer making the report, whatever his rank, will salute first ; the officer to whom the report is made will acknowledge by saluting, that he has received and understood the report.
Page 473 - At the command march, given as the right foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the left foot, then face to the right in marching and step off in the new direction with the right foot.
Page 664 - When an organization is to be reviewed before an inspector junior in rank to the commanding officer, the commanding officer receives the review and is accompanied by the inspector, who takes post on his left.
Page 449 - Movements that may be executed toward either flank are explained as toward but one flank, it being necessary to substitute the word " left " for " right," and the reverse, to have the explanation of the corresponding movement toward the other flank. The commands are given for the execution of the movements toward either flank. The substitute word of the command is placed within parentheses.
Page 474 - Movements may be executed at the trail by prefacing the preparatory command with the words at trail; as 1. At trail, forward, 2. MARCH. The trail is taken at the command march. When the facings, alignments, open and close ranks, taking...
Page 483 - ... and then, turning the piece to the right, detaches it from the stack; each even number of the front rank disengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left, and then passes the piece of his rear-rank man to him, and all resume the order.
Page 450 - Partial changes of direction may be executed: By interpolating in the preparatory command the word half, as Column half right (left), or Right (left) half turn. A change of direction of 45° Is executed. By the command: INCLINE TO THE RIGHT (LEFT). The guide, or guiding element, moves in the indicated direction and the remainder of the command conforms. This movement effects slight changes of direction.
Page 471 - Quick time, 2. MARCH. At the command march, given as either foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the other foot in double time; resume the quick time, dropping the hands by the sides. To Mark Time. 65. Being in march: 1. Mark time, 2. MARCH. At the command march...
Page 708 - ... the scabbard with the left hand, and grasp it at the upper band. At the command SABER, drop the point to the rear and pass the blade across and along the left arm ; turn the head slightly to the left, fixing the eyes on the opening of the scabbard ; raise the right hand, insert and return the blade...