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Drill Sergeant Evaluation for Execute Drill Movements With Arms Moving

 

Performance Measures (Sequence is scored.)

 

1. "Forward, march."  On the command, "Forward, march," the soldier- 

     a. Steps off with the left foot, taking a 30‑inch step, and continues to march. 

     b. Swings the left arm naturally, without bending the elbow, about 9 inches to the front and 6 inches to the rear, keeping the fingers curled. 

     c. Holds sling with right hand, keeping the forearm horizontal and the weapon vertical. 

     d. Holds head and eyes to the front.

 

2. "Left flank, march."  On the command, "Left flank, march," the soldier- 

       a. Takes one more step with the right foot. 

     b. Pivots on the ball of the right foot 90 degrees to the left, and at the same time steps off with the left foot in the direction of march; continues to march. 

3. "Right flank, march."  On the command, "Right flank, march," the soldier-  

     a. Takes one more step with the left foot. 

     b. Pivots on the ball of the left foot 90 degrees to the right, and at the same time steps off with the right foot in the direction of march; continues to march.

 

4. "Half step, march."  On the command, "Half step, march," the soldier-  

  a. Takes one more 30-inch step, then begins marching with 15‑inch steps. 

  b. Swings the left arm naturally, without bending the elbow, about 9 inches forward and 6 inches to the rear, keeping the fingers curled. 

  c. Holds sling with right hand, keeping the right forearm horizontal and the weapon vertical. 

   d. Holds head and eyes to the front.

 

5. "Mark time, march."  On the command, "Mark time, march," the soldier-  

     a. Takes one more step. 

     b. Brings the trailing foot alongside the leading foot and marches in place at normal cadence. 

     c. Raises each foot about 2 inches off the ground while marching in place. 

     d. Allows the left arm to swing naturally. 

     e. Marches at the position of attention.

 

6. "Group, halt."  On the command, "Group, halt," the soldier- 

     a. Takes one more step. 

     b. Brings the trailing foot alongside the leading foot and halts. 

     c. Maintains position of attention