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The Rests

Military Handbooks: The Plattsburg Manual

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

attention, at the command fall in.

At the command rest, each man keeps one foot in place, but is not

required to preserve silence or immobility.

At the command at ease, each man keeps one foot in place and is required

to preserve silence, but not immobility.

1. Parade, 2. REST. Previously explained.

To resume the attention: 1. Squad, 2. ATTENTION. The men take the

position of the soldier.