Marching in place, marking time. Many think they know how to do it. There are three different regulation drill techniques for the US military and two techniques for ceremonial drill.
NJROTC Cadets and Commands
The MCO was written for a purpose, just like all other military manuals. We need to use it as it was intended.
Practice Never Makes Perfect
“Practice makes perfect” is the usual phrase, or you may hear the modified “perfect practice makes perfect”, which doesn’t even make sense. What exactly is “perfect practice”? I really do not like either of those phrases at all because they are quite meaningless. Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi The learning …
The Meaning of the Thirteen Flag Folds
DrillMaster explains the meaning of the thirteen folds of the American flag.
Ten Things Every Cadet Should Know
DrillMaster lists the qualities and concepts that will help cadets in leadership and training positions.
Your Command Voice
Have you considered your command voice? Have you looked at your service’s manual and actually read about what it says on the proper way to call commands? No, it doesn’t say monotone is OK, it doesn’t say the gravel-in-your-throat style is a good style, it says use inflection, be clear and more! Read for yourself! Don’t rely on a senior …