Watch standing. Learning Goals. Recognize the responsibilities of personnel for the Watch, Quarter, and Station Bill Identify types of watches, general orders of a sentry, procedures to follow when relieving an armed watch. And when a weapon may be fired. Recognize the duties of lookouts.
During a ships entire life there is always sailors on watch. Whatever type of watch the sailor must devote their full attention to their watch. The watches keep the ship running smoothly 24 hours a day. It is always necessary to keep a watch for communications, security, and safety .
Security watch is maintained in all barracks for protection against fire, for the safety of personnel and material.
You must positively identify all persons challenged before you let them pass.