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HERE~ WHAT A RfAl HAND SALUTE LOOK$ LIKE, SOLDIER!

IF YOU WANT TO BE ON THE BALL, FINO YOURSELF A MIRROR AND CHECK YOUR SALUTE AGAINST THrS DIAGRAM!

1 ALWAYS SALUTE AT ATTENTION.
2 TU~N HEAD AND EYES TOWARD TH6
PERSON YOU ARE SALUTING.
3 THUMB AND FOREFINGERS
EXTENDED AND JOINED.
4 PALM DOWN.
5 TIPOF FOREFINGER TOUCHES LOWER
PART OF HEADDRESS,OR FOREJlEAD
ABOVE AND SLIGHTLY TO RIGHT OF EYE.
6 UPPER ARM HORIZONTAL.
7 FOREARM INCLINED AT 45~
8 HAND AND WRIST STRAIGHT. DISTRIBUTION: Tech Sv (2); AFF (40); CS MaJ Comd (200); Base Comd (5); MOW (10); A (20); CHQ (5); D (5); B (3); R (5); Bn (3); C (7); FC (5); Sch (20); PMS&' T (10); GH (20); SH (20); PE (10); Rctg Main St. (100); Ind Sta (5); SPECIAL DISTRIBUTION. For explanation of distribution formula see SR 310·90.1.

Print~d in USA

~ ~LITE IS TlI£ 0XlIrrEaJ5 RECOGHITION OF A LEADfR ... AND A REl1.IRN ~ IS REa:>GNITION Of THI: LEADER'S RESf'ONSI6tLlTlE&TO 'lOlJ.'

AMONG PRIMITIVE PEOPlE';., ~5ING THE ~ fWoIOS TO A STRANGfR INDICATED THAT 'tOU WERE FRIfM)lY AND UNARMED!

WHY NOT'?THEY KATE RESPECT L1Kf AN,(OTHER CClMMISSIONED

OFfiCER.

·PA~fJ'

PONT·WAIT UNTil 'IOU GET TOO CLOSE eEFORf SAUJTlNG!

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(JOt(T DROP YOUR SALUTE UNTIL AFTER TilE OFFICER DROPS HIS!

RIG+lT! IF WE wEREN'T INDOORS, wE'D :. SALUTE HIM! ITS CUSlOMARY TO SALI.11t OFFICERS OF FRIENDLY FOREIGN

WHEN AT SHOULOEIt A~M~, GIVETHE ~IFLE5AUJTf, Al:> IN

POSITION ''A'' WHEN AT O~,,~

ARMS, SALUT. AS IN PO~ITION'&':

11 ~ ARMED WITH PI6TOf. OR CARSIHE GIVEl:> THE HAND SAlUTf A!> '''' POSITION'AHEXCEPT DURING CH"'-UNGIPIU HOURS, wKEIJ HE COME5lO "POIlTARMS" 0" "RAIH P1sroc' WHILE CHALLENGING.

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BEfORE WE HIT TIE ~ LETS. RUN OVER THtS SALUTING 6USINE.SS ONCE MORE. QUICKLY.

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ALL RIGHT ••• LEAVE YOUR HAT OUTSIDE THE DooR AIJD KNOCK ••. EIIlTER WHEN TOLD TO OOSO.AIIlD

HALT TWO PACES FROM HIM ••.

SERGEANT. 1'0 LIKE 10 5PEAK TO 11iE COW'ANY COMMANOER ABOUT MY LEAVE •..

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1MI<E5 NO DII'fERENCE! WIlE}-lEVER TIlE NATIONAL OR TO TIlE COLOR I!. SOUIJDEO AT RETREAT. ALL PE~:>"H!EL PIlE5ENT WILL FACE TIlE FLA6 A~O SALUTE.

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WE DOH'" S4L.UTE FLAGS ON POLE50, EXCEPT AT MIUTARY CEREMONies .•.

SALUTE SIX PACES FROM THE FLAG, AND HOLD TftE SALurE UNTIL THE FLAG 15 SIX PACES PAST YOU!

FLAGS ARE CALLEO COLORS IN OI$MOUNTEV CEREMONIES ANO STANDARDS IN MOUNTED CEREMONIES. ALL PERWNNEL SALUTEl:>IX, PACES FROM THE NATIONAL COLOR AND HOLD TilE

SALUTE UNTIL THE COLOR IS SIX PACES B£YOWV THE SALUTING POINT. A REGIMENTAL COLOR IS.

DIPPED WHEN PI6~IN6 THE'COMMAI-IVEK

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,HERE THEY ARE! AND REMEM6ER A SOLDIER MAY GREET A CIVILIAN LADY ON OR OFF THE POST BY

SALUTINC;-

WE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SALUTE OFFICERS OUTSIDE MILITARY RE$ERVATION5 E)(CEPT IN OCCUPIED TERRITORies OR IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES AT THE DISCRETION OF THE THEATER COMMANDER

OR MILl.TARY ATTACHE!

1 5EE YOU RENIEMSERED ON£ TIME WHEN 'IOU OON'i TO SAlUTE, TOM!

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"IF AN OFFICER SiOPS 10 TALK 10 YOU IN THE ME5S HALL, 51'OP EATING AND SIT AT AITENTION - SUT

DON'T SALUTE."

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HERE ARE A FEW THINGS WE SHOULD KNOW A60UTTHE DISPlAY OF THE FLAG! THERE~ A FLAG AT

FULLSTAFF. ,-- _

ExCEPT WHEN THE FLAG IS AT HALFSTAFf. THEN IT 15 FIRST RAISED 10 lOP OF STAFF AND LOWERED TO HALFSTAFF F'OSITI~!

AND WHEN THE FlAG IS READY TO BE LOWERED AGAIN,IT IS FIRST RAISED TO TOP OF STAFF THE'" LOWERED ••.

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HORIZONTAIl

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HOWMANYCAH

YOU ANSWER'!

8 - ASK fiRST SEICGEAt(f'$ PERMISSION

I WOtll.D LIrE TO ~ 10 MY COtAPANY~HOW SHOULD I GO A80tJT IT'?

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WHAT IS THE DIF~ENCE 6ETWEEN A STANDARD ANO A COlOR?

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D A-THEY~THE5AME.

D 8 - A STAHDARO IS A fLA6 CMli!IEO &Y MOONTEO T~ A COI.OR !SA

FLAG CM2lEP &Y OISMOUNTWT~.

D C- A STANOARP ISTHE fOI.E ON W1f1CH THE COLOR 1WIG6.

YES

HERE ~ES AN OfFICER FRO\'! A FRIENDLY FOREIGN NATIONSHOULD I SALUTE HIM'?

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t::J 6-;(i)15M~iJNT Af.lD SAWTE

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DC.:. COME TC'A HALT. REMAIN GEArED IN

• CAg AT ATTENTION.

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Z ON THE PAY LINE, SALUTE eeFORe RECeIVING YOUR MONEY ... NOT AFTERWARQ5!

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A 5QLOIER UNOERARMSGIVESTHf RIFLE

4 . SALUTE. THI5 SOLDIER IS GIVING A HAND

SALUTE AND IT 15 WRONG! ,

8 NEVeR SALUTE ON THE RUN! ALWAYS $LOW DOWN TO A WALK OR A HALT

FIRST! • , ,

'* ", ENtlSTED MEN

'A'RMY 'INSIGNIA (COMBAT)

MEN .... LEARN

~ TO RECOGN IZE THE~E ARMY AN D AIR. FORCE IM$IENIA

SERGEANT

FIRST SERGEANT

MASTER SERGEANT

PRIVATE FIRST ~LASS

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ENLISTED MEN

AIR FORCE INSIGNIA

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CORPORAL

FIRST AND MASTER" SERGEANT

STAFF SERGEANT

SERGEANT

<;)FFI'CERS INS.IGNIA

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LT. GENERAL

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MAJOR Gom.

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FIRST LIEUTENANT SIWU

MAJ. GENERAL ~I'V. It

SECOND LIEUTENANT GOlt)

BRIG. GENERAL $.J1vtt

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER

CORPORAL

COLONEl tlWU

WARRANT OFFICER JUNIOR GRADE

SERGEANT 1ST CLASS

REVERSE COLORS AS SHOWN HERE INDICATE NOtlCOMBAT

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

LT. COLONEl $1lYfJh

FLIGHT OFFICER