: Heels 45 degree angle, hands cupped, thumbs on seem of pants, chin up,
chest out, looking straight forward, no movements
: Feet shoulder width apart, hands in the small of your back, fingers kept straight,
thumbs interlocked behind back, right hand on top, chin up, chest out, looking straight forward, no
: Same as Parade rest, except you look at the person who gave the command
: right foot stays in place, hands interlocked behind you, minor movements, no talking
: right foot stays in place, do whatever, only position which you can talk
: Can only fall out from the position of Attention, don’t take a step back
En-route fall out
: fall out while marching
Hands cupped when marching, thumbs pointed straight down
Keep elbows in
You can only give a command at the position of ATTENTION
Unless you’re echoing a command or marching, you should be facing the formation that
you’re giving a command to.
When using weapons, formations can only conduct facing movements at Order Arms.
Remember that when you’re facing a formation, they’re facing the opposite direction. (i.e.
If you want them to face to the left of you, give them Right Face).
It can be hard to reshape a formation after the Rear March command so that you as the
squad leader are on the left side of formation you’re commanding instead of the right.
This can be corrected by simply giving another Rear March command.
Pin your arms to your side when performing the Rear March command. Points will be