Military Guard Duty

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 my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner.
3.        I will report violations of my special orders, emergencies, and anything not covered in my instructions
to the Commander of the Relief.

What two types of orders can a guard receive?
1.        General orders
2.        Special orders

What are you normally responsible for at your guard post?
Your post and all government property in view

What is deadly force?
The power to cause death or severe bodily harm

What specifies the time for challenging?
The special orders

Who is responsible for the instruction, discipline and performance of the guards?
The commander of the guards

How would you challenge people in a vehicle?
You would challenge the same as if on foot but, make one or all of the individuals dismount the vehicle if
deemed necessary.

What are the two words that the countersign consists of?
Challenge and Password

What is the proper use of deadly force?
Only the minimum amount of force necessary to make an apprehension

At what position do you hold your rifle while challenging?
Port arms

What Field Manual covers Guard duty?
FM 22-6

What are the two different types of guard mountings?
1.        Formal
2.        Informal

What is your chain of command as a guard?
1.        Commander of the relief,
2.        Sergeant of the guard
3.        Officer of the guard
4.        Field officer of the day
5.        Commanding officer at the level responsible for the guard mount
What type of guard is normally used to protect a unit in a tactical environment?
Exterior guard

What is F.O.D.?
Field Officer of the Day

If you sleep on duty, what could your punishment be?
Court Martial

What are two types of guard duty?
1.        Interior guard
2.        Exterior guard

What is the normal length of time for a field officer of the day?
24 hrs
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