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What FM covers guard duty?
FM 22-6
What are the three general orders?
1. I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved 2. I will obey all my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner 3. I will report all violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instructions to the commander of the relief
What are the duties of a guard?
To comply, understand and memorize the general orders and special orders of that particular post
What are special orders?
Orders that detail exactly what a guard is supposed to do and when to do them at a particular post
What is a guard responsible for at a post?
The guard is responsible for the post and all government property within view
How many types of guards are there?
Three - interior, special, and exterior
Usually, how many reliefs is a guard made of?
Three
Explain the make-up of a guard force?
It consists of two basic parts?
What two qualifications must a guard possess to be eligible for duty?
Know there general orders and be familiar with the use of his or her weapon
What is the chain of command for a sentinel?
1. Commander of the relief 2. Sergeant of the guard 3. Officer of the guard 4. Field Officer of the Day 5. Commanding Officer of the guard mount
What is the purpose of supernumerary?
To take the place of a sentinel who isn’t able to perform guard duty
Does a guard or sentry salute indoors?
Yes
When is a guard or sentinel not required to salute?
When duty prevents it, or when at a post that requires a challenge and password
What is a countersign?
Challenge and password
What does the phrase hours of challenging mean?
The hours of poor visibility when a chalice is necessary during darkness, heavy fog, or rain
What is the normal length a guard will stay on his post?
2 hours
What length of time until that guard returns to his or her post?
Four hours
How long is a tour of guard duty?
24 hours=
What is a parole word?
A password known only to the guard and certain people authorized to inspect the guard
What is the correct response to a parole word?
Both parts of the countersign
Describe the proper procedure for challenging when two or more persons are approaching your post?
Halt them far enough away that they can’t overpower you Have one person advance and be recognized Make them set down there identification and move back Get the ID Challenge the person, if he or she returns the correct password let him pass Allow the others to pass only if you are satisfied with the first persons identification
What is deadly force?
The ability to cause death or bodily harm
What is the correct use of deadly force?
Only the amount of power needed to make an apprehension
When should a guard use deadly force?
1. When property designated for protection is being stolen or destroyed 2. To protect oneself from serious bodily harm, imminent danger or death
How many classes of orders are there?
2, General and special
What does SALUTE stand for?
Size, activity, location, unit, time, and equipment
What are the five S’s of guarding enemy prisoners?
Search, segregate, silence, speed and safeguard
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