The DrillMaster Reading List

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Over time, I will update this list as needed. For now, educate yourself. Many of the following manuals are the Resources page. Service Drill and Ceremonies Training Circular 3-21.5, Drill and Ceremonies Marine Corps Order P5060.2 (with all four changes), Drill and Ceremonies Air Force Manual 36-2203, Drill and Ceremonies Regulation Drill Training (portable lesson plans) DrillMaster’s Color Guard Coach’s …

Wow, Did I Make a Big Mistake!

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Each service used to have its own drill and ceremonies manual and then the Navy opted to use the Marine Corps Order for drill and ceremonies and the Coast Guard and Merchant Marines went along with that. Now, we have three manuals: The Army’s Training Circular 3-21.5; the Corps’ MCO P5060.2; and Air Force Manual 36-2203. You can download the …

CAP 2016 Drill & Ceremonies School!

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The Virginia Wing hosted the Middle East Region’s Drill and Ceremonies School (DCS) April 8-10, 2016 at Fort Pickett (VA) and it was a great success! The cadets went through standing manual, command voice, first step, and individual, flight, and squadron marching. We were even able to get a couple hours of manual of the guidon, flagstaff and rifle! Here …

US Military Service Drill and Ceremonies Manuals

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  US Military Service Drill and Ceremonies Manuals These are the manuals you need to know front-to-back, back-to-front, inside and out. While some may think this information boring, as someone affiliated with a marching program (cadet, military member, first responder, etc.), these manuals are the foundation of what you do and it is a MUST that you read your service’s …