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11 USMC General Orders of a Sentry 2023

What are the US Marine Corps general orders?

  1. USMC General Order 1

    To take charge of this post and all government property in view.

  2. USMC General Order 2

    To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on then alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

  3. USMC General Order 3

    To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

  4. USMC General Order 4

    To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.

  5. USMC General Order 5

    To quit my post only when properly relieved.

  6. USMC General Order 6

    To receive, obey, and pass on the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

  7. USMC General Order 7

    To talk to no one except in line of duty.

  8. USMC General Order 8

    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

  9. USMC General Order 9

    To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

  10. USMC General Order 10

    To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

  11. USMC General Order 11

    To be especially watchful at night and, during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

Marine Corps General Orders FAQs?

How many USMC General Orders are there?

There are 11 Marine Corps general orders

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