Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the Organized Militia and Volunteers of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - United States - 262 pages
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Page 236 - I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm ) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and articles of war.
Page 52 - Military courtesy requires the junior to salute first, but when the salute is introductory to a report made at a military ceremony or formation to the representative of a common superior — as for example, to the adjutant, officer of the day, etc. — the officer making the report, whatever his rank, will salute first ; the officer to whom the report is made will acknowledge by saluting, that he has received and understood the report.
Page 238 - Territory, or other possession of the United States in which he is quartered shall be dismissed from the service or suffer such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.
Page 247 - Who knowingly purchases, or receives in pledge for any obligation or indebtedness, from any soldier, officer, or other person who is a part of or employed in said forces or service, any ordnance, arms...
Page 15 - That the militia, when called into the actual service of the United States, shall be subject to the same Rules and Articles of War as the regular troops of the United States.
Page 245 - And all conveyances, transfers, or incumbrances of his property made by a debtor at any time within four months prior to the filing of the petition against him, and while insolvent, which are held null and void as against the creditors of such debtor by the laws of the State, Territory, or District in which such property is...
Page 60 - At the command at ease each man keeps one foot In place and is required to preserve silence but not immobility. 78. 1. Parade, 2. REST. Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent ; clasp the hands, without constraint, in front of the center of the body, fingers joined, left hand uppermost, left thumb clasped by the thumb and forefinger of the right hand ; preserve silence and steadiness of position.
Page 248 - When a prisoner, arraigned before a general court-martial, from obstinacy and deliberate design, stands mute, or answers foreign to the purpose, the court may proceed to trial and judgment, as if the prisoner had pleaded not guilty.
Page 56 - When the firing line is firing, each squad leader suspends firing and fixes his attention at a short blast of his platoon leader's whistle. The platoon leader's subsequent commands or signals are repeated and enforced by the squad leader. If a squad leader's attention is attracted by a whistle other than that of his platoon leader, or if there are no orders or commands to convey to his squad he resumes firing at once. Suspend firing. A long blast of the whistle.
Page 62 - Quick time, 2. MARCH. At the command march, given as either foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the other foot in double time; resume the quick time, dropping the hands by the sides. To Mark Time. 65. Being in march: 1. Mark time, 2. MARCH. At the command march...

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