SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER
To Mark Time
Being in march: 1. Mark time, 2. MARCH. At the command march, given as
either foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the other foot; bring
up the foot in rear and continue the cadence by alternately raising each
foot about 2 inc...
School Of The Soldier
Based on the Infantry Drill Regulations
Success in battle is the ultimate object of all military training; hence
the excellence of an organization is judged by its field efficiency.
Your instruction will be progressive in charac...
Being at a halt, the commands are: FALL OUT; REST; AT EASE; and 1.
Parade, 2. REST.
At the command fall out, the men may leave the ranks, but are required
to remain in the immediate vicinity. They resume their former places, at
To the flank: 1. Right (left), 2. FACE.
Raise slightly the left heel and right toe; face to the right, turning
on the right heel, assisted by a slight pressure on the ball of the left
foot; place the left foot by the side of the...
Steps And Marchings
All steps and marchings executed from a halt, except right step, begin
with the left foot.
The length of the full step in quick time is 30 inches, measured from
heel to heel, and the cadence is at the rate of 120 steps per minute....
To March To The Rear
Being in march: 1. To the rear, 2. MARCH.
At the command march, given as the right foot strikes the ground,
advance and plant the left foot; turn to the right about on the balls of
both feet and immediately step off with the left ...
Position Of A Soldier At Attention
No. 1. Eyes to the front. Hands hang naturally. Rest weight of the body
equally on feet. Feet turned out making angles of 45 deg..
No. 2. Head erect. Shoulders down and back. Chest out. Stomach up. Thumb
along the seams of trouser...
Manual Of Arms
To acquire proficiency in the Manual of Arms, you should practice,
practice, and practice.
Position of order arms standing, i.e., the position of attention under
No. 1. Arm and hands hang naturally. Right hand holding pie...
To March By The Flank
Being in march: 1. By the right (left) flank, 2. MARCH.
The command march must be given when the right foot is on the ground as
shown in No. 1. Then advance and plant the left foot and turn on the
toes to right as shown in No. 2, ...
Being at a halt or mark time: 1. Right (left) step, 2. MARCH.
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...