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Military Customs and Courtesies


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Military Customs and Courtesies

To Apply the appropriate military customs and courtesties you need to know how to:

Identify Rank

Report to an officer

React to an approaching officer and/ or non-commissioned officer (NCO)

React to passing colors

React to specific National / Military music

Warrant Officer Ranks

Enlisted Ranks



(Non-commissioned Officers)

Sergeant Major

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