Marine Corps Knowledge

  1. What are the 14 Leadership Traits?
    • Hint: J.J. DID TIE BUCKLE
    • Judgement  Justice  Decisiveness  Initiative  Dependability  Tact  Integrity  Endurance  Bearing  Unselfishness  Courage  Knowledge  Loyalty  Enthusiasm  
  2. Name enlisted rankings.
    • 1-Private 2-Private First Class
    • 3-Lance Corporal 4-Corporal
    • 5-Sergeant 6-Staff Sergeant
    • 7-Gunnery Sergeant 8-Master Sergeant
    • 8-First Sergeant 9- Master Gunnery Sergeant
    • 9-Sergeant Major 9-Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
  3. Name officer rankings.
    • 1-Second Lieutenant 2-First Lieutenant
    • 3-Captain 4-Major
    • 5-Lieutenant Colonel 6-Colonel
    • 7-Brigadier General 8-Major General
    • 9-Lieutenant General 10-General
  4. Name Insignia- E-1
    Private, no insignia
  5. Name Insignia- E-2
    Private First Class, one strip
  6. Name Insignia- E-3
    Lance Corporal, one top strip, crossed rifles center
  7. Name Insignia- E-4
    Corporal, two top stripes, crossed rifles center
  8. Name Insignia- E-5
    Sergeant, three top stripes, crossed rifles center
  9. Name Insignia- E-6
    Staff Sergeant, three top stripes, one strip bottom, crossed rifle center
  10. Name Insignia- E-7
    Gunnery Sergeant, three top stripes, two bottom stripes, crossed rifles center
  11. Name Insignia- E-8
    • Master Sergeant- three top stripes, three bottom stripes, crossed rifles center
    • First Sergeant- three top stripes, three bottom stripes, diamond center
  12. Name Insignia- E-9
    • Master Gunnery Sergeant- three top stripes, four bottom stripes, bursting bomb center
    • Sergeant Major- three top stripes, four bottom stripes, five pointed star center
    • Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps- three top stripes, four bottom stripes, eagle globe n anchor flanked by two 5 pointed stars center
  13. Name Insignia- O-1
    Second Lieutenant- single gold bar
  14. Name Insignia- O-2
    First Lieutenant- single silver bar
  15. Name Insignia- O-3
    Captain- silver double bar
  16. Name Insignia- O-4
    Major- gold oak leaf
  17. Name Insignia- O-5
    Lieutenant Colonel- silver oak leaf
  18. Name Insignia- O-6
    Colonel- silver eagle
  19. Name Insignia- O-7
    Brigadier General- single silver star
  20. Name Insignia- O-8
    Major General- two silver stars
  21. Name Insignia- O-9
    Lieutenant General- three silver stars
  22. Name Insignia- O-10
    General- four silver stars
  23. What are the Marine Corps core values?
    Honor. Courage. Commitment.
  24. When is the Marine Corps birthday?
    10 November 1775
  25. What is the FIRST general order?
    To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
  26. What is the SECOND general order?
    To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
  27. What is the THIRD general order?
    To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
  28. What is the FOURTH general order?
    To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.
  29. What is the FIFTH general order?
    To quit my post only when properly relieved.
  30. What is the SIXTH general order?
    To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Officer of the Day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.
  31. What is the SEVENTH general order?
    To talk to no one execpt in the line of duty.
  32. What is the EIGHTH general order?
    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
  33. What is the NINTH general order?
    To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.
  34. What is the TENTH general 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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Marine Corps Knowledge
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