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Customs & Courtesies. By 2d Lt Courtenay Franklin. Overview. Definition History Saluting Addressing Others Reporting. Definition. Customs and courtesies are proven traditions explaining what should and should not be done. – Foundations Module 4

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Customs courtesies

Customs & Courtesies

By 2d Lt Courtenay Franklin


Overview
Overview

  • Definition

  • History

  • Saluting

  • Addressing Others

  • Reporting


Definition
Definition

  • Customs and courtesies are proven traditions explaining what should and should not be done. – Foundations Module 4

  • Customs are those things which should be done…Courtesy is simple politeness, civility, respect, and personal recognition of the rights of others. – Leadership for the 21st Century


History
History

  • The origin of the salute has many theories:

    • Medieval knights would raise there visors to other friendly knights.

    • Men would tip their hats to people of higher authority.


Saluting
Saluting

  • Sign of respect

  • When to salute

    • Military regulation: 6-30 paces

    • CAP: 6 paces


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Saluting

  • You only salute officers.

  • Junior always initiates salute.

  • Cadets salute military officers, CAP senior members, and cadet officers higher in rank than themselves.

  • Senior members salute military officers and other CAP officers higher in rank than themselves.

  • Military personnel do not have to salute CAP officers, regardless of grade.


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Saluting

  • When to salute

    • Outdoors

      • When passing a senior officer

      • During the National Anthem/Pledge of Allegiance

      • During colors

    • Indoors

      • When reporting


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Saluting

  • When not to salute

    • If both hands are full (verbal greeting will suffice)

    • Indoors (unless reporting)

    • In formation

    • During a run

    • In PT gear


Addressing others
Addressing Others

  • Grade and last name

  • Officers as sir or ma’am

  • Cadets are addressed by other cadets by grade and last name.

  • Cadets are addressed by senior members by grade and last name or as “cadet”.


Terms of address

General

Lieutenant General

Major General

Brigadier General

Colonel

Lieutenant Colonel

Major

General

General

General

General

Colonel

Colonel

Major

Terms of Address


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Captain

1st Lieutenant

2d Lieutenant

Flight Officers

Chief Master Sergeant

All NCO Grades

All Cadet Grades

Captain

Lieutenant

Lieutenant

Flight Officer

Chief

Sergeant

Cadet

Terms of Address


Reporting
Reporting

  • Take most direct route to officer

  • Stop two paces from officer or desk

  • Salute and report: Sir or ma’am, grade and name reporting as ordered

  • Hold salute until officer returns it

  • When dismissed, come to attention, take one step back, salute, then exit in most direct route


Other customs courtesies
Other Customs & Courtesies

  • Walking with a superior

    • Junior walks on left

    • Senior salutes

  • Standing with a groups of officers

    • In a group, the senior officer will salute

  • Walking passed a group of officers

    • Gentlemen, Ladies, Ladies and Gentlemen

    • Greet higher ranking first

    • Greet women before men


Review
Review

  • Definition

  • History

  • Saluting

  • Addressing Others

  • Reporting



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