# Drill Terminology Objectives AFMAN 36-2203 4.1-4.8 Identify 1 of 4 formations while performing drill.

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Drill Terminology Objectives AFMAN 36-2203 4.1-4.8 Identify 1 of 4 formations while performing drill

4 types of formations Column Inverted Column Line Inverted Line (p. 9) Flank: extreme right or left side of a formation in line in column

Line formation-element leaders to the right Column Formation-element leaders in front 1 2 3 4 1234

File & Distance File=single column, one behind the other Distance= space from front to rear between units. 40 inches as measured from chests to the backs of individuals directly in front of them

Rank & Interval Rank is a single line of persons placed side by side. (p. 10) Interval is the space between individuals placed side by side is called (p. 9) Close interval A normal interval is arm’s length and a is 4 inches. (p. 9) Dress is the alignment of elements side by side or in line maintaining proper interval. (p. 8)

Timing-”cadence” Cadence - the uniform step and rhythm in marching; that is, the number of steps marched per minute. (pp. 7, 8) Pace - a step of 24 inches. This is the length of a full step in quick time. (p. 10) Slow Time - the rate of marching at 60 steps per minute (used in funeral ceremonies). (p. 10) Quick Time - the rate of marching at 100 to 120 steps (12 to 24 inches in length) per minute. (p. 10) Mark Time - marching in place at a rate of 100 to 120 steps per minute. (p. 9) Double Time- the rate of marching at 180 steps per minute (30 inches in length)

the method in which precision movements of two or more counts are demonstrated, practiced, and learned–one count at a time. (p. 11) Guide The Airman designated to regulate the direction and rate of march is called the. (p. 9)

The arrangement of units one behind the other with the guide and element leaders to the extreme left flank is called ______________________. a.in line. b.inverted line. c.inverted column. d.in column.

B-inverted line. (p. 9) The arrangement of units one behind the other with the guide and element leader to the extreme right flank is called ____________________. a.in line. b.inverted column. c.inverted line. d.in column.

*a.in line. (p. 9) The arrangement of units side by side with guide and element leaders to the rear is known as an _________________. a.inverted line. b.inverted column. c.in line. d.in column.

*b.inverted column. (p. 9) Rate of marching at 180 steps (30 inches in length) per minute. (p. 8)

Double Time A single column of persons placed one behind the other. (p. 8)

File The distance measured from heel to heel between the feet of an individual arching. (p. 10)

Alignment The element on which a movement is planned, regulated, or aligned. (p. 7)

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