Knowledge Packet
Color Guard
Drill Commands

The deputy commander of LU Drill Team

What is Cadet Kyle Pettigrew

Army-Marine Corps-Navy-Air Force-Coast Guard are this type of flags

What is Service Flags


The command of a second flight commander after the squadron commander calls a column left

What is continue the march


This many counts is performed with the command port arms

What is two


The four characteristics of the M1 Garand Rifle

What is 11.25 lbs, .30 caliber, clip fed, and semi-automatic shoulder fired weapon


The pivot point should be at the center of the team

What is a Wheel


The five command voice characteristics (one per each member in the flt)

What is Loudness, projection, distinctness, inflection, and snap


(True/False) In the D&C Manual there is a section about preventing service members from fainting

What is TRUE


The quote on the front of the knowledge packet (as a flight)

What is Soaring like an eagle into new heavens of valor and devotion.

An about face is conducted in this many steps

What is three


When the flight cc is conducting an ori and their flight is ready to begin, this command is said to the inspector

What is Sir/Ma'am, ____ flight is prepared for inspection.


(True/False) Guides count off

What is FALSE

Commander of the USAF Honor Guard

What is Lieutenant Colonel Nathan J. Zahn


The left or right rifle guard is used as the pivot point

What is a right/left turn


This position is assumed when retreat is sounded

What is parade rest


John Stuart Mill quote

What is "War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.”


The USAF Honor Guard Creed

What is The ceremonial guardsmen is an individual of good

reputation, having integrity, ethical conduct and exhibiting

standards which merit respect; responsible for protecting

and overseeing the maintenance of standards on

and off duty. It is truly an occupation which requires

outstanding devotion and commitment to duty.

By maintaining our history and exceptionally high

standards, honor guards will continue to remain

an icon of excellence.


The position in which the color guard falls in 

What is Flags at the Order


The bottom of a guidon that hits the ground is called this

What is the ferrule


3rd stanza of the Airman's Creed (popcorn as a flight)

What is 

"I am an American Airman.

Guardian of Freedom and Justice,

My Nation’s Sword and Shield,

It's Sentry and Avenger. 

I defend my Country with my Life."

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