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What is General Order 10 for sentries?

General Order 10

11 General Orders of Sentries
General Order 10
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

   
What is General Order 11 for sentries?

General Order 11

11 General Orders of Sentries
General Order 11
To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

   
What is General Order 9 for sentries?

General Order 9

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General Order 9
To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

   
What is General Order 8 for sentries?

General Order 8

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General Order 8
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

   
How should I store my neckerchief?

Neckerchief

When storing your neckerchief, tie a black string around the middle of the folds to keep it neat and creased.

   
How can I find out about enlisted ratings?

Navy Rating Badges

Check out http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/ratings/navrate.html for the website on Enlisted Ratings: Insignia and Duties

   
What is General Order 2 for sentries?

General Order 2

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General Order 2
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

   
What is General Order 1 for sentries?

General Order 1

11 General Orders for Sentries
General Order 1
To take charge of this post and all government property in view.

   
What is General Order 4 for sentries?

General Order 4

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General Order 4
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.

   
What is General Order 7 for sentries?

General Order 7

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General Order 7
To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

   
Can I get discounts?

Military Discounts

Ask around at businesses you frequent if they offer a military discount. Most in larger military communities offer at least 10% off for military members. It never hurts to ask and save a little money here and there.

   
What is General Order 3 for sentries?

General Order 3

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General Order 3
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

   
What is General Order 5 for sentries?

General Order 5

11 General Orders of Sentries
General Order 5
To quit my post only when properly relieved.

   
What is General Order 6 for sentries?

General Order 6

11 General Orders of Sentries
General Order 6
To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

   
Who can I contact if I can´t get a problem solved?

Congress

If you should come across any problem that is not being solved by going through your proper chain of command channels, contact your representative in Congress. He/she is there for you and will do all that they can to make things right.

   
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