Lesson 6 Naval Traditions

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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 © 2001 By Default! Naval Traditions, Customs, Naval Honors and Courtesy Honors A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 2 © 2001 By Default! Learning Objectives The student will know the customs and traditions of The the Navy and Marine Corps and relate them to current usage. current – The student will know the definition of custom and its The origin. origin. – The student will know the definition of tradition and its The origin. origin. – The student will know the legal effect of customs in the The naval service. naval A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 3 © 2001 By Default! Learning Objectives The student will demonstrate proper procedures for The conducting morning and evening colors. conducting The student will know (and demonstrate on cruise) The proper shipboard protocol with respect to quarterdeck procedures, wardroom etiquette, boarding and disembarking, honor to passing ships, and boat etiquette, and will demonstrate proper military etiquette for social situations. military The student will know and practice basic American The flag etiquette. flag A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 4 © 2001 By Default! The Salute The History of the salute. – Days of chivalry -- knights raised visors to friends Days for identification. for – Borgias Family -- assassination by dagger was Borgias common. It was customary to approach other men with raised hand. men A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 5 © 2001 By Default! The Salute – U.S. Navy carried tradition over from U.S. British Royal Navy--juniors uncovered to address seniors--was shortened to the salute as it is known today. the – Significance of salute today • Time-honored tradition of courtesy Time-honored among military personnel. among • Expression of mutual pride and respect. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 6 © 2001 By Default! Types of Salutes Hand salute Hand salute under arms Present arms Sword salute “Eyes right" when passing in review A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 7 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Saluting Aboard naval vessels. – Reporting aboard. Salute national ensign, then Reporting salute Officer of the Deck (OOD) and say: salute • Vessel assigned to: "I report my return aboard Vessel sir/ma’am.“. sir/ma’am.“. • Vessel not assigned to: "I request permission Vessel to come aboard, sir/ma’am." to A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 8 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Aboard naval vessels. – Disembarking vessel. Salute OOD, then salute Disembarking national ensign and say: national • Vessel assigned to: "I have permission to...(go Vessel ashore, leave the ship, etc), sir/ma'am.“. ashore, • Vessel not assigned to: "I request permission Vessel to...(leave the ship, go ashore, etc), sir/ma'am." sir/ma'am." A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 9 © 2001 By Default! First Salutes First Ensign Ensign Second Salute the OOD Requesting permission to come aboard A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 10 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Aboard naval vessels. – Salute officers at the first meeting of the day. – Salute the CO and all officers senior to him/her Salute on every meeting. on A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 11 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Aboard small boats. – Personnel in charge of boat not underway Personnel salute officers that come alongside or pass nearby. nearby. – Boat coxswain salutes all officers entering Boat or leaving the boat. or A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 12 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Aboard small boats. – If underway and passing another boat, the junior If salutes the senior. The coxswain and the senior officer in each boat salute. Other officers will remain seated and salute. The coxswain will stand if safe to do so. stand – During morning or evening colors: the boat will During lie to, and the coxswain and/or boat officer will come to attention and salute. All others will remain seated. remain A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 13 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations During the National Anthem. – Not in formation and covered. Stand at attention, Not face the national ensign or the direction from which the music is coming, salute upon hearing the first note and hold until the last note is played. played. – In formation and covered. Formation is brought In to attention/order arms. Formation commander faces national ensign or music and renders the salute for the formation. salute A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 14 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations During the National Anthem. – Uncovered. Face national ensign or music and Uncovered. stand at attention. stand – If in civilian clothes. Remove hat, stand at If attention, place right hand over heart. attention, – These rules apply to foreign national anthems as These well. well. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 15 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations National Ensign. – When passed by or passing the national ensign When as it is being carried, or is uncased, or is in a military formation, all naval personnel shall salute. – Salute when boarding or disembarking vessels. – This also applies to foreign national ensigns. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 16 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Military Funerals. – Naval personnel remain covered while in the Naval open, but uncovered during the committal service at the grave. service – During burial service at sea, all personnel remain During covered throughout the committal. covered A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 17 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Military Funerals. – As a general rule, remain covered for military As ceremonies, but uncovered for religious ceremonies. ceremonies. – Personnel render salutes whenever honors are Personnel rendered. rendered. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 18 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations In Buildings. – Do not salute unless in the official capacity (on Do watch). watch). – Salute in buildings only when failure to do so Salute might cause embarrassment or a misunderstanding (i.e., Army or USAF). Army – When reporting to an office, do not render a When salute. salute. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 19 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Outside. – If seated, a junior should rise and face the senior If and render a salute and appropriate greeting. and – When reporting on deck or outside ashore naval When personnel will be covered and will render a salute. salute. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 20 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations In vehicle. – Juniors salute all seniors who are riding in Juniors vehicles. vehicles. – Those officers in the vehicle will return salutes as Those required. required. – The driver of the vehicle is obliged to salute if The stopped, but has the option when moving for safety reasons. safety A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 21 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Overtaking. – When a junior passes a senior, pass to the left, salute when abreast and say "By your leave, sir salute By or ma'am." The senior will return the salute and or ." say, "Very well" or "Carry on”. say, – If seniority is unknown: always salute if in If doubt. doubt. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 22 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Walking with a Senior. – Always walk to the left of the senior. – If the senior is saluted by personnel who are If senior to the officer, do not salute until the senior officer does. officer A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 23 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Meeting Seniors. – Render salute at six paces or the nearest point of Render approach. approach. – Hold salute until returned. – Accompany salutes with a greeting - "Good Accompany morning/afternoon/evening, sir or ma'am“. morning/afternoon/evening, – Salutes are rendered to all officers of the Navy, Army, Salutes all Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, foreign military officers, and civilian officials who rate gun salutes. officers, A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 24 © 2001 By Default! Saluting Situations Relieving the watch. – "I am ready to relieve you, sir" (salute). – "I am ready to be relieved" (salute). – "I relieve you, sir." – "I stand relieved.” A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 25 © 2001 By Default! When not to salute When uncovered. In formation, except on command. In a work detail (person in charge salutes). When engaged in athletics. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 26 © 2001 By Default! When not to salute If both hands are full. In public places when inappropriate (i.e., In restaurant). restaurant). In public conveyances (i.e., train, subway, In bus). bus). At mess. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 27 © 2001 By Default! WHEN IN WHEN DOUBT, SALUTE! SALUTE! A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 28 © 2001 By Default! Junior does not Salute Sternly request an immediate conference Sternly with that individual. (e.g., “Petty Officer, please come over here.”) please Remind the individual of the necessity for Remind respect and deference to seniors. respect Obtain a proper salute from the individual. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 29 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Quarterdeck A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 30 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Quarterdeck. – Honored, ceremonial part of a ship. Honored, – Use proper boarding, disembarking procedures. – Keep immaculate and ceremonial. – No smoking allowed in this area. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 31 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Quarterdeck. – Keep hands out of pockets. Keep – Do not engage in horseplay. – Don’t appear out of uniform. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 32 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Quarterdeck. – Officer of the Deck is in charge and represents Officer the CO. the • Responsible for the safety and security of the ship. • All officers are subordinate except XO and Command All Duty Officer (CDO). Duty • Same rules apply if Officer of the Deck (OOD) is Same enlisted. enlisted. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 33 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Boat and Vehicle Etiquette – Seniors board last and leave first. – Seniors sit towards the aft, juniors sit forward. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 34 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy In or Near Enlisted Spaces. – Treat with respect. – Always uncover if on the mess deck. Always uncover – These spaces are the enlisted person's home! A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 35 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Officers in Sick Bay. – Uncover prior to entering (deference to sick or Uncover injured). injured). – No smoking allowed. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 36 © 2001 By Default! Shipboard Courtesy Officer and CPO Country. – What they are. What • • • • • Blue tile areas Wardroom Stateroom areas, “Officer Country” Chiefs Quarters CPO Mess A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 37 © 2001 By Default! Military Courtesy Responses to Senior Officers. – "Yes, sir" "Yes, – "No, sir" – "Aye, aye sir" -- I understand and will carry out your "Aye, order, sir. order, – "I do not know, but I will find out, sir" – "No excuse, sir" -- accept responsibility, don't blame "No others. others. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 38 © 2001 By Default! Relationships Between Officers Relationships and Enlisted and Demonstrate mutual respect. Never become "buddy buddy”. Personal dignity is critical to successful Personal leadership. leadership. Be friendly and approachable. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 39 © 2001 By Default! Relationships Between Officers Relationships and Enlisted and Be fair, consistent, and firm. Maintain calm, cool and collected disposition Maintain -- Never "sweat the load" in front of troops. -- Praise in public, but reprimand in private. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 40 © 2001 By Default! Courtesy Towards Women Maintain civilian courtesies (i.e., open doors, Maintain ladies first, etc.). ladies End responses “ma'am”. YOU ARE LADIES AND GENTELMEN!! A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 41 © 2001 By Default! Courtesy Calls Call on CO aboard ship or station within 48 Call hours of reporting. This is normally arranged by the XO. by Call at the home of the CO, XO, and Call Department Head within two weeks of reporting. If married, wife should accompany the officer. This courtesy is normally covered by a "Hail and Farewell" party. covered A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 42 © 2001 By Default! Correspondence/E-Mail When addressing members down your chain When of command, or personnel of lesser rank than the you, sign "Respectfully", or "R" than When addressing members up the your When chain of command, or officers higher in rank, sign "Very Respectfully", or "V/R" sign A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 43 © 2001 By Default! Relations Between Junior and Relations Senior Officers Senior Always treat with respect and deference. Don't "bad-mouth" seniors. Uncover when entering a room in which a Uncover senior is present or is expected. senior Come to attention when a senior enters. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 44 © 2001 By Default! Relations Between Junior and Relations Senior Officers Senior Be punctual. Be Report back promptly when tasked for action. tasked Treat a request from a senior as an order. Never jump the chain of command. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 45 © 2001 By Default! Wardroom Etiquette A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 46 © 2001 By Default! Wardroom Etiquette All officers belong to the wardroom mess. The officer will be asked to contribute to the The wardroom mess fund. wardroom The mess treasurer handles the money and The is an elected member. is A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 47 © 2001 By Default! Wardroom Etiquette President of the Mess. – CO on small ships. – XO on large ships. Seating. – CO, XO, Department Heads. – The mess caterer sits opposite the CO (president). A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 48 © 2001 By Default! Wardroom Rules of Etiquette Remove cover prior to entering mess. Always be in uniform (clean uniform). If necessary to leave the mess early, the If officer will excuse him or herself to the senior officer present. officer Introduce any guests to others. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 49 © 2001 By Default! Wardroom Rules of Etiquette Wardroom Never show up late for the mess. Never If unavoidable, apologize and request permission to join. permission Don't loiter about the mess during working Don't hours. hours. Don't be noisy or boisterous. Don't talk shop, religion, or politics. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 50 © 2001 By Default! Wardroom Rules of Etiquette Pay mess bill promptly. Wait for the senior member to sit before the Wait you do. you No enlisted personnel allowed. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 51 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Saluting the Flag. Saluting • In uniform: – Salute the flag when it is six paces from the viewer and hold it until the flag has passed six paces beyond. paces – Salute the flag at the first note of the National Salute Anthem and hold the salute until the last note is played. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 52 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Saluting the Flag. Saluting • In civilian attire: – Men should remove hats and hold at left shoulder with hand over heart; without hat, place right hand, palm open, over heart. Women should place right hand, palm open, over heart. – In athletic clothing, face the flag or music, remove hat or cap, and stand at attention. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 53 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – When marching. Carry the flag on the right in any procession or parade. If there are many other flags, carry the flag in the center position. – On a vehicle. Attach the flag to the antenna or clamp the flagstaff to the right fender. Do not lay the flag over the vehicle. – Carrying the flag. Hold the flag at a slight angle from your body. You can also carry it with one hand and rest it on your right shoulder. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 54 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Placing on flag stand. • Multiple staffs. If you display the flag on a staff with other flags around it, place the flag at the center and highest point. • Crossed staffs – Keep the flagstaff higher and on its own right. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 55 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Draping on a casket. Drape the flag with its canton at the head and over the left shoulder of the body. Do not lower the flag into the grave. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 56 © 2001 By Default! Questions From Last Class Lieutenant Colonol Major Captain 2nd Lieutenant 1st Lieutenant Sergeant 1st Class A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Colonol Staff Sergeant Slide 57 © 2001 By Default! Questions From Last Class Lieutenant Colonol Major Captain 2nd Lieutenant 1st Lieutenant A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Colonol 1st Sergeant Technical Sergeant Slide 58 © 2001 By Default! FLIGHT Suites A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 59 © 2001 By Default! EPIC FAIL!!!!!! A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 60 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Hanging the flag. • On a building. Hang the flag on a staff or on a rope over the sidewalk with the stars away from the building. • Over the street. Hang the flag with the stars to the east on a north-south street or north on an east-west street. • Above other flags. Hang the flag above any other flag on the same pole. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 61 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Hanging the flag. • Flying at half-mast. Signifies mourning. Raise the flag to the top of the pole; then lower it to the halfway point. At the end of the day, raise it to the top of the pole before lowering it. • Upside down. An upside down flag is considered a distress signal. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 62 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Hanging the flag. • In a window. Hang the flag vertically with the stars to the left of anyone looking at it from the street. • Other flags/separate poles. Hang all flags on equal poles. Hang the U. S. flag on its own right; hoist it first and lower it last. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 63 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – On the podium. • Behind a speaker. Hang the flag flat on the wall. Do not decorate the podium or table with the flag; use bunting for decoration. • Next to a speaker. Place the flag in a stand on the speaker’s right. Use the same placement for a religious service. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 64 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Basic American Flag Etiquette. – Handling and Disposal. • The flag should never be allowed to touch or drag on the ground. The only proper way to dispose of faded or torn flags is to burn them. They should never be discarded in the trash. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 65 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Morning Colors. – At 0800, raise the national ensign. – The color guard of the day or the band is paraded near the point of hoisting the ensign. – Five-minute warning bugle call is sounded/"prep" pennant raised (aboard ships). – At 0800, "attention" is sounded on the bugle, followed by the national anthem. "To the colors" may be sounded by the bugler in place of the anthem/"prep" pennant dipped (aboard ships). A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 66 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Morning Colors. – The national ensign is hoisted smartly at the beginning of the music to the peak or truck of the flag pole. – The union jack (just stars) now 1st Navy Jack (stripes with snake and “Don’t Tread On Me”) is hoisted in a similar manner aboard ships. – At the completion of the music, "carry on" is sounded by the bugler/"prep" pennant lowered A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 67 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Evening colors. – At sunset, lower the national ensign. – The color guard of the day or the band is paraded near the point of lowering the ensign. – A five-minute warning is sounded on the bugle/"prep" pennant raised. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 68 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Evening colors. – At the time of colors, "attention" is sounded on the bugle, followed by the national anthem or "retreat" by bugler/"prep" dipped. – The ensign is started down at the beginning of the music, and the lowering is regulated so as to be completed on the last note of the music. – NOTE: If driving in a vehicle and within sight or hearing of colors, pull over and stop, and sit at attention until completion of colors. If walking, stop, turn toward the colors and render a hand salute. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 69 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Gun salutes. – Occasions for salutes are prescribed in Article 1013 of U.S. Navy Regulations. • Honors given for the President of the U.S., civilian dignitaries, flag officers, foreign officials on official visits. • Recognition of foreign nations. • Celebration of Independence Day. – Procedures are outlined in Naval Orientation, pp. 8-3 to 8-6. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 70 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Passing honors between ships or to officials and officers embarked in small boats. – Given when ships or boats pass "close aboard“. • 600 yards for ships. • 400 yards for boats. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 71 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Procedure between ships. "Attention" is sounded by the junior vessel when the bow of one ship passes the bow or stern of the other vessel. – One short whistle signals "attention to starboard." – Two short whistles signal "attention to port." – All personnel topside come to attention. – The senior vessel comes to attention. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 72 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies – The junior ship sounds "hand salute" (one whistle) and all personnel not in ranks will salute. – The senior ship returns salute. – The senior ship sounds "ready, two" (two whistles) and all personnel drop salute. – The junior ship drops salute after senior ship. – The senior ship sounds "carry on" (two whistles). – The junior ship sounds "carry on." A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 73 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Dispensing with honors. – Honors are not rendered before 0800 or after Honors sunset unless international courtesy requires it. sunset – Not exchanged between U.S. naval vessels Not engaged in tactical evolutions outside of port. – The senior officer may dispense with honors. – Honors are not rendered or required by vessels Honors with small bridge areas such as submarines. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 74 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Procedure between ships and small boats. – Personnel on the quarterdeck of a large vessel Personnel render honors to senior officers that pass in small boats. A salute is rendered when the boat is abreast of the quarterdeck. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 75 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Crew at quarters on entering or leaving port. – Leaving or returning for/from deployment. – Visits to foreign ports. – Special occasions as determined by the CO. – Two different procedures: • "Man the rail." The crew, dressed in uniform of the day, lines the railing on the side of the ship facing the pier. • Parade at Quarters. Crew will muster in formation for quarters. – Procedures are dispensed with in foul weather. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 76 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Manning the rails A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 77 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Half-masting the national ensign and union jack. – For deceased official or officer as directed. – When directed by a higher authority. – Procedures. • If colors are already raised, lower to half-mast. • If colors are not yet raised, hoist as usual to top of mast, and then lower to half-mast. • When lowering the ensign from half-mast, raise the colors to the top of the mast or truck, then lower as usual. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 78 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Honors at official inspections. – Honors are rendered as for an official visit depending on senior inspector's rank. – Upon departure of the inspecting officer, the flag of the inspector shall be hauled down. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 79 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Displaying of personal flags and pennants. – Flag officers are entitled to personal flags. • Navy: Blue flag with white stars. • Marines: Red flag with gold stars. – When a flag officer eligible for command at sea is embarked on a ship, his/her flag is displayed. – The flag is also displayed on small boats A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 80 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Displaying of personal flags and pennants. – Non-flag officers. • Broad command pennants indicate command of: – Division of CVs or CGs. – A force, flotilla, or squadron of ships or craft of any type. – An aircraft wing. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 81 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Displaying of personal flags and pennants. – Non-flag officers. • Burgee command pennants indicates command of: – A division of ships or craft other than CVs or CGs. – A major subdivision of an aircraft wing. – Starboard pennant indicates senior officer present afloat (SOPA). A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 82 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 83 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Bow and flagstaff insignia for boats. (See Bow Chapter 5, The Naval Officer's Guide.). The – A boat assigned to an officer for regular personal boat use carries an insignia on each bow as follows: use • For a flag officer, stars as arranged on his/her flag. • For a unit commander, a replica of the command For pennant. pennant. • For a CO or chief of staff who is not a flag officer, an For arrow. arrow. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 84 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies – The boat flagstaff for the ensign (made of brass) is fitted The at the peak with: at • Presidential Eagle • A spread eagle for an officer or official who rates 19 or more guns. • A halberd for a flag officer who rates less than 19 guns or a civilian who halberd rates 11-19 guns. rates • A ball for an officer of the grade, or relative grade of captain. • A star for a Navy commander, or relative grade. • A flat truck for officers below commander. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 85 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Dressing/Full dress ship. – In port from 0800 until sunset. – Dress ship. • All national holidays, except the Fourth of July. • When directed by a higher authority. • "Holiday" ensign (largest) is at flagstaff, jack at the jackstaff. • National ensign at each masthead. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 86 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies – Full-dress ship. • Fourth of July, Washington's birthday and when directed by a higher authority. • Same flag arrangements as in dress ship. – Additionally, a rainbow of signal flags runs from the foot of the jackstaff to the mastheads and then to the foot of the flagstaff. – When dressing ship for a foreign holiday, A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 87 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Full dress ship A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 88 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies – Memorial Day. • National ensign is half-masted when first hoisted at morning National colors. colors. • At 1200, a special 21-gun salute is sounded. At the conclusion of At the firing, the national ensign is hoisted to the peak and flown that way for the remainder of the day. If a 21-gun salute cannot be fired, the ensign is raised to the peak at precisely 1220. be – Other national holidays. • Dress ship. • Holiday routine for crew. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 89 © 2001 By Default! Honors and Ceremonies Dining-in/Dining-out. – Formal dinners given by members of a naval unit, in order to demonstrate esprit de corps. – Dining-in. Only military officers from that unit. – Dining-out. Military officers and their civilian spouses or friends. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 90 © 2001 By Default! Customs and Traditions Significance of naval customs and traditions. – First duty of every member of the naval service is to learn First and conform to customs and traditions. It is the responsibility of everyone to know Navy heritage. responsibility • Etiquette and discipline are founded upon customs and traditions. • Discuss the importance and influence that these elements have on the members of the Navy. • Explain as a process of socialization and learning a form of "corporate culture." A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 91 © 2001 By Default! Customs and Traditions Discuss/define "custom" -- Acts which are uniformly Discuss/define followed over a long period of time; a time-honored set of practices that have the force of a law. set Discuss/define "tradition" -- The passing down of Discuss/define elements of a culture from generation to generation; developed from the performance of our own personnel. own Discuss the relevance of the Navy (13 October Discuss 1775) and Marine Corps (10 November 1775) birthdays with respect to customs and traditions. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 92 © 2001 By Default! Customs and Traditions Discuss key figures within the naval service with Discuss considerable impact upon the continuation of Navy tradition. – John Paul Jones. He founded the tradition of dedication John to duty and perseverance: "I have not yet begun to fight!" – Stephen Decatur. He exemplified the attributes of Stephen initiative and action. – Oliver Hazard Perry. He, like Jones, was determined not Oliver to give up the ship. Perry fought on until he was able to claim: "We have met the enemy and they are ours." A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 93 © 2001 By Default! Customs and Traditions – David Farragut. He displayed unswerving commitment to David leadership instead of following and was characterized by his bold, decisive action: “Damn the torpedoes, four bells Captain Drayton. Go ahead Jouett-full speed.” – William Sims. Innovative in thought (convoys were the William savior of Great Britain in WWI). – William "Bull" Halsey. He personified the Navy tradition of William striking fast, hitting hard and fighting to win. – Howard Gilmore. His selfless sacrifice on behalf of his Howard crew and ship (CO, USS Growler). Growler). A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 94 © 2001 By Default! Summary The character of the U.S. Navy did not just happen; it was forged through time and experience, out of tradition. Take pride in our naval customs and traditions. Uphold our rich heritage through your actions, conduct, appearance and attitude. A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk Slide 95 © 2001 By Default! Possible Test/Quiz Questions When in formation do you salute at all times When the Commander of the formation salutes? the When flying the National Ensign half mast, When what are the procedures? what What are the differences between a custom What and a tradition? and How do you properly dispose of an American How flag? flag? Can ask any famous quote? A Free sample background from www.pptbackgrounds.fsnet.co.uk ...
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