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Examinations
Each applicant for a commission in the Reserve Corps ...

Water
Fill your canteen each evening, as the water wagons s...

Examples
Suppose the company to be in line. In executing: ...

Correct Procedure In Giving The Main Part Of A Field Order
1st. Give the information of the enemy and of our own...

The Fire Attack
The fire attack commences when the infantry in the fi...

Pussy Willow's Furs
Miss Pussy Willow put on her furs one day in March a...

Practise March Or Hike
The manoeuver practice march will be the most instr...

Was It The Field Fairy?
Jack and his sister Nina were two little orphans who...

Different Kinds Of Attack
The most usual kinds of attack are: Frontal Attack...

Miscellaneous Information
The Bayonet. The bayonet is a cutting and thrusting w...





SCHOOL OF THE COMPANY




Rules For Deployments
The command guide right (left or center) indicates the base squad for the deployment; if in line it designates the actual right (left or center) squad; if in column the command guide right (left) designates the leading squad, and the ...

2d Movement On The Moving Pivot
Being in line, to change direction: 1. Right (left) turn, 2. MARCH, 3: Forward, 4. MARCH. Executed as described in the School of the Squad, except that the men do not glance toward the marching flank and that all take the full ste...

Fifth Movement On Right (left) Into Line
Being in column of platoons or squads, to form line on right or left: 1. On right (left) into line, 2. MARCH, 3. Company, 4. HALT, 5. FRONT. (On right [left] into line, means turn in the direction that is on your right and get int...

Whistle Signals
There are only two kinds of whistle signals; a short last and a long blast. A short blast means pay attention, or look out for a signal or command. A long blast means stop firing for a minute (suspend firing). ...

Second Case
Now suppose the company is in column of squads at a halt. It is desired to form a skirmish line to the front: 1. As skirmishers, guide right (left), 2. MARCH. At the command march, the corporal of the first, or leading squad, dep...

Sixth Movement Right Front Into Line
Being in column of platoons or squads, to form line to the front: 1. Right (left) front into line, 2. MARCH, 3. Company, 4. HALT, 5. FRONT. (Right [left] front into line means move to the right of the front and get into line. It i...

To Form The Company
At the sounding of the assembly the first sergeant takes position 6 paces in front of where the center of the company is to be, faces it, draws saber, and commands: Fall in. The right guide of the company places himself, facing to...

Close Order
In column of squads, each rank preserves the alignment toward the side of the guide. Men in the line of file closers do not execute loadings and firings. ...

Examples
Suppose the company to be in line. In executing: 1. Squads right. The guides go to the left flank. 2. Right by squads. The guides go to the left flank. 3. Squads left. The guides go to the right flank. 4. L...

Extended Order Drills
As soon as your progress in close order is sufficiently advanced, you will be given extended order drill, which will teach you the formations used in battle, and how a firing line is controlled. They are executed at ease. We shou...