General Orders

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  1. First General Order
    To take charge of this post and all government property in view
  2. 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
  3. Third General Order
    To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce
  4. Fourth General Order
    To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own
  5. Fifth General Order
    To quit my post only when properly relieved
  6. Sixth General Order
    To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, field officer of the day, officer of the day, and officers and petty officers of the watch
  7. Seventh General Order
    To talk to no one except in line of duty
  8. Eighth General Order
    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
  9. Ninth General Order
    To call the petty officer of the watch in any case not covered by instructions
  10. Tenth General Order
    To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
  11. Eleventh 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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General Orders
The 11 General Orders of the Marine Corp
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