*Customs & Curtesies (AR 600-25)

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  1. What Army regulation covers Salutes, honors and visits of courtesy?
    AR 600-25
  2. Salutes are not required to be rendered or returned when the senior or subordinate, or both are what?
    • In civilian attire
    • Engaged in routine work if the salute would interfere.
    • In public places such as theaters, churches, and in public conveyances.In the ranks of a formation.
  3. When do you salute inside a building?
    • When reporting to your commander
    • When reporting to a pay officer
    • When reporting to a military board
    • At an indoor ceremony
  4. What is the origin of the Salute?
    The origin of the salute is unsure. But many believe that during the late roman times raising ones hand showed that he did not have a weapon.During the years it was modified and now acts as a sign of respect.
  5. Can you salute as a prisoner?
    No, you have lost the right to salute
  6. Enlisted members generally do not exchange salutes, what are some examples of when they would exchange salutes?
    • When rendering reports in formation
    • When reporting to an enlisted president of a board
  7. On what command would you salute while in formation?
    Individuals in formation do not salute or return salutes except at the command Present,ARMS.
  8. Is the recipient of the Medal of Honor (Enlisted or Commissioned) entitled to a salute ?
  9. Where do you walk when walking with someone that is senior to you?
    On the senior person's left
  10. When meeting an officer in the open, how far away should you be before rendering the hand salute?
    6 paces or speaking distance
  11. Who salutes in a group of soldiers not in formation?
    The first person to see the officer should call the group to attention and everyone should salute
  12. When a President or Former President of the U.S. arrives and leaves an army installation, how many gun salute do they get?
    21 gun salute, both times
  13. When lowering the flag (retreat) the flag is folded (cocked hat) and treated as a cased color. Do persons meeting the flag detail salute the flag?
    No, once the flag is folded it is treated as a cased color.
  14. Who will set the time of sounding reveille and retreat?
    Installation Commanders
  15. During the sounding of reveille, when is the flag hoisted?
    On the first note of reveille
  16. At the last note of retreat, what will happen?
    a gun will be fired and the flag completely lowered
  17. When foreign soldiers are invited by U.S. forces to participate in parades, where will they be positioned?
    in a honor position ahead of U.S. Soldiers, with a honor formation of soldiers in front of them
  18. What is the official song of the U.S. Army?
    The Army Goes Rolling Along”
  19. When was "The Army Goes Rolling Along" dedicated by the Secretary of the Army?
    Veterans Day, 11 November 1956, and officially announced on 12 December 1957
  20. During the playing of the Army Song, how will individuals stand?
    They will stand at attention and sing the lyrics of the Army Song when played.
  21. The Army Song is always played at the conclusion of what events
    • Reviews
    • Parades
    • Honor Guard
    • Ceremonies.
  22. What is it customary for all Officers of a unit, organization or installation to do on New Year's Day?
    Call upon the commanding officer on New Year’s Day. The commander may designate a convenient hour and place for receiving such visits or omit the visit if desired. Commanders may exercise the option to have such visits take place on a day other than New Year’s Day if deemed more practical.
  23. What personnel are included in Full Military Funeral Honors?
    9–memberteam (6 pallbearers and/or firing party, a chaplain, and officer and/or NCO in charge, and a bugler (if available)). The team serves as pallbearers and thefiring party, folds and presents the American flag to the next of kin, and plays “Taps.” A member of the decedent’s parent military Service will present the flag.
  24. Who exits a military vehicle first?
    The senior person, then in ascending order
  25. What is the only time that you do not remove your headgear when reporting to an officer indoors?
    When under arms
  26. How long is the call "to the color"
    40 seconds
  27. What are the courtesies rendered by individuals during Reveille if they are in uniform and in formation either with or without headgear?
    Execute"Present Arms" at the command of officer or NCO in charge. Execute"Order Arms" at the command of officer or NCO in charge.
  28. What are the courtesies rendered by individuals during Reveille if they are in uniform and not in formation either with or without headgear?
    at the first note of reveille face the flag or music and salute, one the last note end salute
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