2) changing the grasp to the “V” grip. The left hand does not assist this movement. 5007. PRESENT GUIDON FROM ORDER OR CARRY GUIDON. From order or carry guidon, this movement is executed on command. During officers center, the movement is executed after halting, from the carry and without command. Since the right hand is 6 inches lower on the staff at carry than at order, the ferrule will extend farther to the rear when at present guidon from order than it will at present guidon from the carry. 1. From order guidon, the command is “Present, ARMS.” It is executed in one count. 2. On “ARMS,” lower the guidon straight to the front. The right arm is extended until the lower portion of the staff rests in the pit of the right arm and the entire staff is horizontal to the deck. As the staff is lowered rotate the staff to the right so that the sharp edge of the spearhead faces down. Hold the right elbow firmly against the body. (See figure 5-6.) Figure 5-6. Present Guidon. 3. From carry guidon and while on the march, the command is “Eyes, RIGHT (LEFT).” It is executed in the following manner: a. On the command " Eyes, RIGHT (LEFT) ," if the guidon bearer is marching one pace to the left and one pace to the rear of the unit leader, it is executed in the same manner as from order guidon except that the head and eyes are turned right (left)
DM-69 45 degrees as the guidon is lowered. (See figure 5-7b.) b. On the command " Eyes, LEFT ," if the guidon bearer is marching in the extreme right file it is executed in the same manner as from order guidon except that the head and eyes are turned left 45 degrees as the guidon is lowered c. On the command " Eyes, RIGHT ," if the guidon bearer is marching in the extreme right file it is executed in the same manner as from order guidon with the head and eyes to the front as the guidon is lowered (See figure 5-7a.) Figure 5-7 a. Eyes Right with Guidon on the March. Figure 5-7 b. Eyes Right with the Guidon One Pace to the Left and One Pace to the Rear of the Unit leader. 5008. ORDER GUIDON AND CARRY GUIDON FROM PRESENT GUIDON 1. To return to order guidon, the command is “Order, ARMS.” 2. On the preparatory command “Order,” grasp the staff smartly and audibly with the left hand, palm up, at a point just forward of the right hand. (See figure 5-8.) On “ARMS,” with the left hand, pull the guidon staff up and back to the vertical position of carry guidon, pivoting it on the right hand as it is lowered back to the right side. Then let the staff slide straight downward through the right hand until the lower ferrule rests on the deck, the left hand steadies the staff as it slides downward. Cut the left hand smartly back to its normal position at the left side. The flat side of the spearhead is back facing to the front. Figure 5-8. — First Movement to Carry Guidon from Present Guidon.
DM-70 3. To return to carry guidon the command is “Ready, FRONT.” 4. On the preparatory command “Ready,” grasp the staff smartly and audibly with the left hand, palm up, at a point just forward of the right hand. On “FRONT,” with the left
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