A. Kinds of Commands
There are three kinds of commands:
alerts company that a command is about to be given. It may also be given
"Squad", or by rank).
2. Forward (Preparatory: tells the company what they are going to do).
3. MARCH (Execution: tells the company to perform the movement called for. On this command you begin
Some times the Caution command is not given.
From this point on, only the command of execution will be printed in all capital letters. The above command would appear in the following way:
1. Company 2. Forward 3. MARCH
B. Position of Attention
The commands to come to the position of attention are:
1. Attention 2. COMPANY
In the position of attention,
the soldier will stand with the heels close together and the toes out,
forming a right angle. The body is relaxed, but straight, little fingers
touching the pants seem, with palms outward. The eyes look to the ground
about fifteen paces to the front.