FM 7-21.13 PDF

Study Flashcards On The Soldier’s Guide (FM ) at Quickly memorize the terms, phrases and much more. makes it easy to get the . The Army is an organization that instills pride in its members because of its history, mission, capabilities, and the respect it has earned in the service of the. Field Manual No. , Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC, 15 October FM THE SOLDIER’S GUIDE.

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Unit mottoes such as “Victory! Most forms of military courtesy have some counterpart in civilian life. Some units substitute the greeting with their unit motto, such as “Deeds, not Words,” or “Keep up the Fire. The Army pays close attention to team performance, to the organizations in which soldiers serve and fight, and to the flags and colors that symbolize those organizations. All Army installations will display the flag of the United States outdoors.

A reflection of that pride is visible in the customs, courtesies, and traditions the Army holds. It’s a privilege, not a chore,” said 1LT Thompson.

Bugles were first used for signaling in America by the British army during the Revolutionary War. When wearing cm, the forefinger touches the headgear slightly above and to the right of your right eye.

The way you salute says a lot about you as a soldier. For those who say, “What does it matter” there is no response since for those outside the military unit fj mean little and their history is unimportant-one organization is much the same as any other.

FMThe Soldier’s Guide When I walk up to a soldier he should go to parade rest. Mutual respect is a vital part of military courtesy. When in a formation or a group, the senior soldier present will call the group to “Attention” and then “Parade, Rest” at the first note of “Retreat. The fiery regimental spirit fondly polished over decades and centuries possesses him in the face of the enemy.

In war they keep him fighting at the front. Never criticize the Army or a leader in public. Bugler from the Army Band Young men and women 7-1.13 sometimes taught to say sir to their fathers or ma’am to their mothers and 7-21.113 to other elders. Divisions, brigades and other organizations have a distinguishing standard that shows the shoulder-sleeve insignia.

The salute is widely misunderstood outside the military. Never run indoors or pretend you don’t hear while driving, for example to avoid standing reveille or retreat. A citizen who wanted to see a public official had to approach with his right hand raised to show that he did not hold a weapon. 721.13 concept of campaign streamers came to prominence in the Civil War when Army organizations embroidered the names of battles on their organizational colors.

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Many Army customs compliment procedures required by f, courtesy, while others add to the graciousness of garrison life. The streamers attached to the Army flag staff denote campaigns fought by the Army throughout our Nation’s history. The music you hear at various hours of the day for example, “Reveille,” “Retreat,” and “Taps” or during ceremonies funerals, change of command, etc.

Above the breastplate rises a sword upon which rests a Phrygian cap. In general, flags incorporate design elements that are fmm to or relate to the insignia worn by the members of the organization. In the final analysis, military courtesy is the respect shown to each other by members of the same profession.

These are a few: Military courtesy shows respect and reflects self-discipline. Never “wear” a superior’s rank by saying something like, “the first sergeant wants this done now,” when in fact the first sergeant said no such thing. Taylor called it the “American soldier’s Flag.

Bythe stars and stripes design adopted by the United States in was generally known as the marine maritime flag used extensively at sea, but no Army National flag had been adopted prior to Any flourish in the salute is improper. As weapons became more lethal, with longer ranges, and required greater dispersal of units, bugles lost effectiveness in controlling units. The Army Flag and Streamers When dropping the salute, bring your 7-21.113 directly down to its natural position at your side, without slapping your leg or moving your hand out to the side.

At the conclusion of the music, resume your regular duties. As his hands were occupied, he didn’t salute. Some of the rules for displaying the flag are as follows: In general, you don’t salute when you are working for example, under your vehicle doing maintenanceindoors except when reportingor when saluting is not ffm carrying articles -721.13 both hands, for example.

The union of the flag and the flag itself, when in company with other flags, are always given the honor position, which is on the right. All soldiers in uniform are required to salute when they meet and recognize persons entitled by grade to a salute except when it is inappropriate or impractical in public conveyances such as planes and buses, in public places such as inside theaters, or when driving a vehicle. When you report to an officer of superior 7-221.13, approach the officer to whom ffm are reporting and stop about two steps from him, assuming the position of attention.

Speak with your own voice.