Guidon Staff Study
CSMR-OCS/WOCS 8 November 2012
MEMORANDUM FOR OCS Commandant
SUBJECT: Use, display, and care of the OCS/WOC Guidon.
It is the OCS Commandant’s intent that the Officer Candidate Guide be studied and analyzed in order to modify existing section(s) and/or incorporate new sections into the Candidate Guide for the use, display, and care of the OCS/WOC Guidon. All recommendations are to conform to existing Army Regulations (AR’s), Field Manuals (FM’s), and all other pertinent Army publications.
OCS/WOC Guidon shall not be presented until training has been presented in proper employment of the Guidon. The information below will prepare the …show more content…
To assume this position, execute the following actions. a. On the preparatory commands for Present, ARMS and Eyes, RIGHT, execute Raised Guidon. On the command of execution lower the guidon to the front using the right hand, keeping the left hand in the same position as Raised Guidon until the guidon is in the horizontal position resting under the arm pit. As soon as the staff is horizontal, return the left hand sharply to the left side. b. During a review, execute Eyes Right as the guidon is presented on the command of execution RIGHT. Move the head and eyes to the front as the guidon is raised on the command Ready of Ready, FRONT. c. On the command Order of Order, ARMS or Ready of Ready, FRONT, regrasp the staff with the left hand at its original position and execute Raised Guidon. On the command of execution ARMS or FRONT, lower the guidon back to the carry or order position.
Guidon bearer’s salute
When the guidon bearer (not in formation) has to salute from the order or carry position, the Salute is given with the left hand. To achieve this position, execute the following actions. a. Move the left hand sharply to a position