3 June 1784 as a company of the First American Regiment
WHEN WHERE WE REDESIGNATED AS 2ND BATTALION 3RD INFANTRY
WHEN WAS WHERE WE ASSIGNED TO 2 ID
16 March 2001 Fort Lewis WA.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE WARS WE TOOK PART IN
- War of 1812
- Civil War
- Indian Wars
- War with Spain
- Philippine Insurrection
- World War II
DESCRIBE THE 2-3 COAT OF ARMS
EXPLAIN 2-3 CREST
A gold color metal device 1 1/2 inches in width overall consisting of a wreath supporting an infantry officer's cocked hat of 1784 with plume. The insignia is the crest of the coat of arms of the regiment, without color
2-3 IN MOTTO
NOLI ME TANGERE : Dont Tread on Me
14 June 1775
OLDEST BRANCH IN THE ARMY
Infantry, Ten companies of riflemen were authorized by continental Congress Resolve of 14 june 1775
OLDEST REGULAR ARMY INFANTRY REGIMENT
3d Infantry, constituted on 3 June 1784 as the First American Regiment
WHAT FM COVERS DRILL AND CEREMONY
WHAT ARE 2 PRESCRIBED FORMATIONS FOR PLATOONS
1. PLATOON ONLINE
2. PLATOON IN COLUMN
WHAT IS THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF DRILL AND CEREMONY
IT ENABLES LEADERS TO MOVE AN INDIVIDUAL OR A UNIT FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER IN AN ORDERLY MANNER. IT ALSO AIDS IN DISCIPLINARY TRAINING BY INSTILLING HABITS OF PRECISION AND RESPONSE TO A LEADERS ORDERS.
What is a review?
A military ceremony used to:
Honor a visiting, high-ranking commander, official, or dignitary, and or permit them to observe the state oftraining of a command.
Present decorations and awards.
Honor or recognize unit or individual achievements.
What are the three marching steps used in drill?
1. 15in step
2. 30in step
3. 30in step, DOUBLE TIME 180 steps per minute
(the 18in step is used when formally stacking arms, it is executed on the command of execution of ARMS in STACKARMS.)
WHAT IS A FILE
A COLUMN, WICH HAS A FRONT OF ONLY ONE ELEMENT
WHAT IS A RANK
A LINE, WHICH IS ONLY ONE ELEMENT IN DEPTH
WHAT IS AN INTERVAL
THE LATERAL SPACE BETWEEN ELEMENTS IN A FORMATION
WHAT IS COVER
ALIGNING YOURSELF DIRECTLY BEHIND THE MAN TO YOUR IMMEDIATE FRONT, WHILE MAINTAINING CORRECT DISTANCE
HOW MANY STEPS DOES EACH RANK TAKE WHEN A PLATOON IS GIVEN THE COMMAND OF OPEN RANKS
ON THE COMMAND OF "MARCH"
1st : rank two steps forward
2nd: one step forward
3rd: stands fast
4th: two 15 inch steps to the rear
What are the 4 rest positions that can be given at the halt?
1. Parade rest
2. Stand at ease
3. At ease
What are the 5 types of commands in a drill?
1. Two part
what are the three methods used to teach drill
1. step by step
2. by the numbers
3. talk through method
WHAT IS THE BLUE BOOK
BARON VON STEUBEN'S DRILL MANUAL USED TO TRAIN THE COLONIAL ARMY
PRECEDED THE FM 3-21.5
WHAT AR COVERS NCOERs
WHAT IS AN NCOER
A WRITTEN REPORT PROVIDING THE INDIVIDUAL SOLDIER FORMAL RECOGNITION FOR PERFORMANCE AND PERSONAL TRAITS AND A BASIS FOR COUNSELING BY RATING OFFICIALS OR CAREER DEVELOPMENT.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM PREIOD OF TIME FOR SENIOR RATER QUALIFICATIONS
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM PERIOD OF TIME FOR RATER QUALIFICATION
WHAT FORMS ARE USED FOR THE NCOER
DA 2166-8-1, NCO Counseling Checklist/Record
DA 2166-8, NCO Evaluation Report.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM TIME PERIOD BEFORE THE INITIAL COUNSELING MUST BE DONE
HOW MANY AND WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF AN NCOER
2. Change of Rater
3. Relief for Cause
4. Complete the Record
5. 60 Day Rater Option
6. 60 Day Senior Rater Option
7. Temporary Duty, Special Duty or Compassionate Reassignment
WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF AN NCOER
I. Administrative DataPart
III. Duty DescriptionPart
IV. Army Values/ NCOResponsibilitiesPart
V. Overall Performance andPotential
What is the number one principle of peacetime training?
Replicate battlefield conditions
Primarily, there are three methods used to present training. What are they?
1. Demonstration (Most Preferred Method)
3. Lecture (Least Preferred Method)
What does effective training require?
personal time, energy, and guidance of commanders
What is the Army training standard?
The standard for the Army is to train and maintain to the published standards in Technical Manuals (TMs) -10 and -20.
Which FM covers Battle Focused Training?
What Army Field Manual is called "Training The Force"?
What is meant by performance oriented training?
The soldiers learn best by hands on
What is the Army's number one priority?
What is training?
Training is the instruction of personnel to increase their capacity to perform specific military functions and associatedindividual collective tasks.
What are the types of evaluations and their differences?
Informal – when a leader conducts training with his unit or when a leader visits ongoing training. This typeprovides real time feedback on the training environment and the proficiency resulting from training.
Formal – are resourced with dedicated evaluators and are generally scheduled in the long-range or short-rangetraining plans. To the maximum extent, headquarters two echelons higher conduct formal external evaluations.
Internal – are planned, resourced, and conducted by the organization undergoing the evaluation.
External – are planned, resourced , and conducted by a headquarters at an echelon higher in the chain of commandthan the organization undergoing the evaluation or a headquarters outside the chain of command.Any Combination of the above listed evaluation types.
To accomplish their training responsibility, list three of the six things that commanders must do.
1. Be present at training to maximum extent possible.
2. Base training on mission requirements.
3. Train to applicable army standards.
4. Assess current levels of efficiency.
5. Provide the required resources.
6. Develop and execute training plans that result in proficient individuals, leaders and units.
What are the three types of training plans?
What does the term METL stand for?
Mission Essential Task List
What are the codes used to rate task proficiency?
"T" = trained
"P" = needs practice
"U" = untrained
What are the five primary inputs to METL development?
1. Wartime operational plans.
2. Enduring combat capabilities.
3. Operational environment.
4. Directed missions.
. External guidance.
What are the four parts that the AAR consists of?
1. Review what was supposed to happen. (Training Plans)
2. Establish what happened.
3. Determine what was right or wrong with what happened.
4. Determine how the task should be done differently the next time.
Evaluation can be done in what ways.?
5. A Combination of the above
Band of Excellence
is the range of proficiency within which a unit is capable of executing its wartime METL tasks.