11 General Orders

  1. 1st
    To Take charge of this post and all government property in view
  2. 2nd
    To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing
  3. 3rd
    To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce
  4. 4th
    To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.
  5. 5th
    To quit my post only when properly relieved.
  6. 6th
    To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the CO, CDO, OOD, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
  7. 7th
    To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
  8. 8th
    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
  9. 9th
    To call the OOD in any case not covered by instructions.
  10. 10th
    To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
  11. 11th
    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.
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11 General Orders
11 General Orders of a Sentry