Military and Naval Recognition Book: A Handbook on the Organization, Insignia of Rank, and Customs of the Service of the World's Important Armies and Navies

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D. Van Nostrand Company, 1917 - Armies - 224 pages
 

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Page 21 - Raise the right hand smartly till the tip of the forefinger touches the lower part of the headdress or forehead above the right eye, thumb and fingers extended and joined, palm to the left, forearm inclined at about 45, hand and wrist straight; at the same time look toward the person saluted. (TWO) Drop the arm smartly by the side. For rules governing salutes, see " Honors and Salutes,
Page 72 - ... the Coast Guard, which shall constitute a part of the military forces of the United States and which shall operate under the Treasury Department in time of peace and operate as a part of the Navy, subject to the orders of the Secretary of the Navy, in time of war or when the President shall so direct.
Page 72 - It also provided that it shall constitute a part of the military forces of the United States, and shall operate under the Treasury Department in time of peace and operate as a part of the Navy, subject to the orders of the Secretary of the Navy, in time of war or when the President shall so direct.
Page 23 - If in uniform, covered or uncovered, or in civilian clothes, uncovered, they shall salute at the first note of the anthem, retaining the position of salute until the last note of the anthem. If not in uniform and covered, they...
Page 73 - Service as he may deem to the best interest of the country, and after such transfer all expenses connected therewith shall be defrayed out of the appropriations for the department to which transfer is made...
Page 75 - COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY. The Coast and Geodetic Survey is charged with the survey of the coasts of the United States and coasts under the jurisdiction thereof and the publication of charts covering said coasts. This includes base measure, triangulation, topography, and hydrography along said coasts; the survey of rivers to the head of tidewater or ship navigation; deep-sea soundings, temperature, and current observations along said coasts and throughout the Gulf and Japan streams...
Page 26 - Except in the field under campaign or simulated campaign conditions, a mounted officer (or soldier) dismounts before addressing a superior officer not mounted.
Page 64 - Soldiers at all times and in all situations pay the same compliments to officers of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and volunteers, and to officers of the Organized Militia in uniform as to officers of their own regiment, corps, or arm of service.
Page 64 - Standing he faces an officer for the same purpose. If the parties remain in the same place or on the same ground, such compliments need not be repeated.
Page 71 - Marine Corps shall be liable to do duty in the forts and garrisons of the United States, on the seacoast, or any other duty on shore, as the President, at his discretion, may direct.

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