General orders in the U.S. Marine Corps are 11 rules a sentry must follow while on duty. Recruits are expected to memorize them and be able to recite them word for word individually or all together when questioned by a d... More »

Service members in all branches of the U.S. armed forces must abide by the 11 General Orders, which are the military organizations' set of rules for all members serving as sentries. For this reason, the rules are formall... More »

There are three U.S. Army general orders: "I will guard everything within the limits of my post and quit my post only when properly relieved"; "I will obey my special orders and perform all my duties in a military manner... More »

similar articles

Retired Marine Corps personnel can use their ranks rather than civilian titles if they prefer. To address a retired USMC member correctly requires knowing what his personal preference is, as well as knowledge of his form... More »

A U.S. Marine Corps combat engineer is a marine who is responsible for supporting ground forces in a number of ways. Marine Corps combat engineers specialize in clearing obstacles, building structures such as bunkers and... More »

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is the home of the II Marine Expeditionary Force, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Logistics Group among its stationed combat units and commands. The base opened in 1941 in Jacksonville, Nor... More »

What should be expected at U.S. Marine Corps boot camp is a test of strength and will, and learning a host of skills necessary for a new recruit in the span of three months. This is a difficult process that some recruits... More »