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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


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