Drill and Ceremonies - Army Rank-Up

What Training Circular covers Drill and Ceremonies?
TC 3-21.5
What is the purpose of drill?
Enables commanders or NCOs to move their unit from one place to another in an orderly manner
Historically, what was the primary value of drill?
To prepare troops for battle
What is a drill command?
An oral order of a commander or leader
What are the two parts of drill command?
  1. Preparatory command
  2. Command of execution
What does the Preparatory command do?
States the movement to be carried out and mentally prepares the Soldier for its execution.

In the command Forward, MARCH, the preparatory command is Forward.
What does the command of Execution do?
Tells when the movement is to be carried out

In Forward, MARCH, the command of execution is MARCH.
What command is used to revoke a preparatory command?
As you were
The interval between the preparatory command and the command of execution is always—
One step or count
What is the rise and fall in pitch and the tone changes of the voice?
Voice inflection
At what position are stationary movements initiated from?
Position of attention
What are the rest positions that could be given at the halt?
  1. Parade rest
  2. Stand at ease
  3. At ease
  4. Rest
What are the five facing movements executed from the Position of Attention?
  1. Left, FACE
  2. Right, FACE
  3. Half-left, FACE
  4. Half-right, FACE
  5. About, FACE
In what cadence marching movements are executed at 120 steps per minute?
Quick Time
In what cadence marching movements are executed at 180 steps per minute?
Double Time, MARCH
How is a marching step distance measured?
From one heel to the other heel
What are the arm swing distances when marching?
9 inches to the front, 6 inches to the rear
What command is given to march in place?
Mark Time, MARCH
What is the Position of Attention with a carbine or rifle?
Order Arms
What is the movement when the carbine is vertical and centered on the body about 4 inches from the waist with the magazine well to the front?
Present arms
What are the two types of Platoon or Squad formations?
  1. Line formation
  2. Column formation
What command is used when an individual or individuals are being dismissed from the formation?
Fall Out
How is Open Ranks executed?
  1. Front rank takes two 30-inch steps forward
  2. Second rank takes one 30-inch step forward
  3. Third rank stands fast
  4. Fourth rank takes two 15-inch steps backward
What is the correct distance between platoons in a company formation?
5 steps
How many degrees is the head turned when given the command Eyes, RIGHT?
45 degree
What are the commands to align the platoon in column?
COVER and RE-COVER.
How is counter-column march executed?
Counter-Column March
It is a military ceremony used to honor visiting high-ranking officials, present decorations/awards, honor unit/individual achievement, and commemorate events?
A review
It consists of a band, Colors, they render personal honors to persons of high-rank or position?
Honor gurad
It is a line of Soldiers to honor a dignitary upon entering or exiting from a given place or vehicle?
Honor cordon
What term refers to the evening ceremony?
Retreat
It denotes when the flag is raised in the morning and honors paid to it?
Reveille
What are the two classes of military funeral?
  1. Chapel service
  2. Graveside service
What are the types of military funeral honors?
  1. Full Honors (9-Soldier Detail)
  2. Veteran Honors (2-Person Detail)
  3. Special Full Honor Teams (21-Soldier Detail)
It consists of two (three) sergeants and two specialists or privates?
Color guard
What is the statement given prior to the formal presentation of an award or recognition during a ceremony?
Attention to Orders

Terms List

1: What Training Circular covers Drill and Ceremonies?
2: What is the purpose of drill?
3: Historically, what was the primary value of drill?
4: hat is a drill command?
5: What are the two parts of drill command?
6: What does the Preparatory command do?
7: What does the command of Execution do
8: What command is used to revoke a preparatory command?
9: The interval between the preparatory command and the command of execution is always—
10: What is the rise and fall in pitch and the tone changes of the voice?
11: At what position are stationary movements initiated from?
12: What are the rest positions that could be given at the halt?
13: What are the five facing movements executed from the Position of Attention?
14: In what cadence marching movements are executed at 120 steps per minute?
15: In what cadence marching movements are executed at 180 steps per minute?
16: How is a marching step distance measured?
17: What are the arm swing distances when marching?
18: What command is given to march in place?
19: What is the Position of Attention with a carbine or rifle?
20: What is the movement when the carbine is vertical and centered on the body about 4 inches from the waist with the magazine well to the front?
21: What are the two types of Platoon or Squad formations?
22: What command is used when an individual or individuals are being dismissed from the formation?
23: How is Open Ranks executed?
24: What is the correct distance between platoons in a formation?
25: How many degrees is the head turned when given the command Eyes, RIGHT?
26: What are the commands to align the platoon in column?
27: How is counter-column march executed?
28: It is a military ceremony used to honor visiting high-ranking officials, present decorations/awards, honor unit/individual achievement, and commemorate events?
29: It consists of a band, Colors, they render personal honors to persons of high-rank or position?
30: It is a line of Soldiers to honor a dignitary upon entering or exiting from a given place or vehicle?
31: What term refers to the evening ceremony?
32: It denotes when the flag is raised in the morning and honors paid to it?
33: What are the two classes of military funeral?
34: What are the types of military funeral honors?
35: It consists of two (three) sergeants and two specialists or privates?
36: What is the statement given prior to the formal presentation of an award or recognition during a ceremony?