DrillMaster explains what a drill team and honor guard members need in the way of footwear and how to care for your shoes and boots.
DrillMaster gives an example of the national standard for the ceremonial fire axe manual of arms.
“Flag Flip” is something that is a bit difficult to explain so, I made a short video.
DrillMaster shares his view of keeping the professionalism in an honor guard unit
DrillMaster explains the numerous benefits of military drill and ceremonies.
This article used to be All About Flag Sizes that I wrote back in 2013 but I felt it needed expanding. Nomenclature The Outside Flag Garrison: 20′ x 38′ Post flag: 8′ 11 3/8″ x 17′ (Army) and 10′ x 19′ (MC/N/CG) Field flag: 6’8″ x 12′ (Army) Storm flag: 5′ x 9’6″ (Army) and 5′ x 9′ (MC/N/CG) Internment …
DrillMaster explains how to create a pallbearer deck to ensure safety of the pallbearers as they step up to place the casket on or retrieve it from the hose bed of an apparatus.
The DrillMaster explains how to honor the colors and every local organization that asks for colors support and still stay within standards.
Third in the series: DrillMaster explains the reasoning behind color guard standards for the Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard.
The Flagstaff The guidon staff comes in three sizes for the US military: 8′ – for guidon flags and 3′ x 4′ colors (all services) 9’6″ – for 4’4″ x 5’6″ flags (all but the Air Force) 9′ – for 4’4″ x 5’6″ flags (Air Force, for some reason, as of 2019) The Finial A finial is a device or …