US Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Barque Eagle Division
1 Linsley Drive
Plainville CT 06062

CO - LCDR Brian Naylor
XO - LTJG Stephen Smith

 

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THE ELEVEN GENERAL ORDERS OF A SENTRY

Orders to Sentry is the official title of a set of rules governing sentry (guard or watch) duty in the United States Armed Force. You will be required to quote any one of or all of your Eleven General Orders of a Sentry from memory anytime, anywhere, and to anyone upon request.

1. TO TAKE CHARGE OF THIS POST AND ALL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY IN VIEW.

2. TO WALK MY POST IN A MILITARY MANNER, KEEPING ALWAYS ON THE ALERT, AND OBSERVING EVERYTHING THAT     TAKES PLACE WITHIN SIGHT OR HEARING.

3. TO REPORT ALL VIOLATIONS OF ORDERS I AM INSTRUCTED TO ENFORCE.

4. TO REPEAT ALL CALLS FROM POSTS MORE DISTANT FROM THE GUARD HOUSE THAN MY OWN.

5. TO QUIT MY POST ONLY WHEN PROPERLY RELIEVED.

6. TO RECEIVE, OBEY, AND PASS ON TO THE SENTRY WHO RELIEVES ME ALL ORDERS FROM THE COMMANDING     OFFICER, COMMAND DUTY OFFICER, OFFICER OF THE DECK, AND OFFICERS AND PETTY OFFICERS OF THE WATCH     ONLY.

7. TO TALK TO NO ONE EXCEPT IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

8. TO GIVE THE ALARM IN CASE OF FIRE OR DISORDER.

9. TO CALL THE OFFICER OF THE DECK IN ANY CASE NOT COVERED BY INSTRUCTIONS.

10. TO SALUTE ALL OFFICERS AND ALL COLORS AND STANDARDS NOT CASED.

11. TO BE ESPECIALLY WATCHFUL AT NIGHT, AND, DURING THE TIME FOR CHALLENGING. TO CHALLENGE ALL
      PERSONS ON OR NEAR MY POST AND TO ALLOW NO ONE TO PASS WITHOUT PROPER AUTHORITY.