VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.militarytraining.ca Informational Site Network Informational
Privacy
    Home - Military Training Articles - Categories - Manuals - Secret Service - Sea Operations

Military Training Articles

Discontented Dewdrop
One morning a little Dewdrop was resting on the peta...

Appearance Of Objects
Become familiar with the effect which the varying con...

The Theory Of The Defensive
The defensive is divided into the purely passive defe...

Mr Fox Cuts The Cottontails
Mr. Fox decided that the only way to get all the woo...

Strength And Composition
Subject to variation according to the situation, one ...

For An Advance
Field Orders (Title...

1st Movement On The Fixed Pivot
Being in line, to turn the company: 1. Company right ...

Preliminary Instruction
Your preliminary instructions and their purposes are ...

Bullet Wound
If you receive a bullet wound, don't get excited or l...

1st Exercise
Involving practically every important muscle in the bod...





Definitions





Deploy. To extend the front. A squad deploys when it goes As
skirmishers. A company likewise deploys when it goes from column into
line.

File. Two men, the front rank man and the corresponding man in the
rear rank. The front rank man is the file leader. A file which has no
rear rank man is a blank file.

Interval. Space between elements of the same line. The interval
between men in ranks is 4 inches and is measured from elbow to elbow. It
is to get this interval that each man is required to raise his arm when
the company is formed.

Distance. Space between elements in the direction of depth. It is
measured from the back of the man in front to the breast of the man in
rear. The rear rank when in line or column is 40 inches from the front
rank.

The guide of a squad in line is right unless otherwise announced.

The guide of a squad deployed, (i.e., skirmishers) is center unless
otherwise announced.





Next: To Form The Squad

Previous: Close Order Drills



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK