11 General Orders of a Sentry

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