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Fourth Movement Column Right
Being in column of squads, to change direction: 1. Co...

A Model Order For An Advance
Field Orders Hq. 1st Brigade...

Machine Guns
Before the present European War, machine guns were cl...

Range-finding Instrument
Each company is equipped with a range-finding instrum...

Fill Magazine
Take the position of load, if not already there, open t...

Dame Cricket's Story
"Come, children, it is time to get up," said Dame Cr...

Mr Crow Goes And Tells
Mr. Coon and Mr. Possum lived near each other in the...

Sallie Hicks's Forefinger
Sallie Hicks was a little girl who was good most of ...

How The Buttercup Grew Yellow
Long, long ago it is told that the flowers were all ...

General Advice
To become a first-class drillmaster is desirable and ...





GENERAL ADVICE




Dress
The uniform you will wear stands for Duty, Honor, and Country. You should not disgrace it by the way you wear it or by your conduct any more than you would trample the flag of the United States of America under foot. You must consta...

A Disciplined Soldier
You will be expected to become quickly amenable both mentally and physically to discipline. A clear conception on your part of what drills are disciplinary in character and what discipline really is, will help you to become a discip...

Saluting
The military salute is universal. It is at foundation but a courteous recognition between two individuals of their common fellowship in the same honorable profession, the profession of arms. Regulations require that it be rendered b...

Advice Regarding Habits
Your life in camp in regard to food, exercise, hours of sleep, surroundings, and comforts, will differ greatly from that you lead as a civilian. You will submit your body to a sudden, severe, physical test. In order to prepare your ...

Army Slang
The following army slang is universally employed: Bunkie--the soldier who shares the shelter half or tent of a comrade in the field. A bunkie looks after his comrade's property in the event the latter is absent. ...

Inoculations And Vaccination
As soon as you become a member of the army, whether as a private or as an officer, you will receive the typhoid prophylaxis inoculation and be vaccinated against smallpox. ...

What To Do On Your Arrival
There is a general rule of procedure to follow in reporting for duty at any post or training camp. 1. If you receive an order directing you to report for duty at a camp or post at a certain specified time, read it carefull...

How To Clean A Rifle And Bayonet
Get a rag and rub the heavy grease off; then get a soft pine stick, pointed at one end, and with this point remove the grease from the cracks, crevices and corners. Clean the bore from the breech. When the heavy grease has been remo...

Mail
Mail is most often delayed because there is not sufficient information for the Postmaster on the envelope. The delivery of your mail will be delayed unless your letters are sent to the company and the regiment to which you belong. T...

Friends
There are a few men in all companies who play, loaf, and who are constantly in trouble. As the good men in each company will not become friendly with them, they seek their acquaintances among the new men on whom they have a baneful ...