2 Enabling Objectives 11 General Orders Sailor’s Creed Anchor’s Aweigh Rank and RecognitionRTC Chain of CommandWeapons ConditionsWatch-standingRecruit Petty Officers RolesEntering/Exiting an RDC’s OfficeRTC JargonItems that you must bring to RTC
4 11 General Orders of a Sentry 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 11 General Orders of a Sentry 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 in the line of duty.8. To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
6 11 General Orders of a Sentry 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.
7 Sailor’s CreedI am a United States Sailor and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me.I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.I proudly represent my country’s navy combat team with Honor, Courage, and Commitment.I am commited to excellence and the fair treatment of all.
8 Oooh rah ___ (Division Number), Go Navy! Smooth Sailing! Anchor’s AweighStand Navy out to sea, Fight our battle cries We’ll never change our course so vicious foe steer shy-y Roll out the TNT, Anchors aweigh Sail on to victory and sink their bones to Davy Jones hooray!Anchors aweigh, my boys, anchors aweigh Farewell to foreign shores, We sail at the break of day day day day, Through our last night ashore, drink to the foam, Until we meet once more here’s wishing you a happy voyage home!Oooh rah ___ (Division Number), Go Navy! Smooth Sailing!
9 “I will not lie, cheat, or steal, nor tolerate those among us who do.” RTC Maxim“I will not lie, cheat, or steal, nor tolerate those among us who do.”
10 Rank and RecognitionRank and recognition is very important in the military.At RTC you will be required to remember both the description (text) and the visual rank of enlisted and officers by week 2.
11 RTC Chain of Command President (Commander-in-Chief): Mr. Obama Vice-President: Mr. BidenSecretary of Defense: Mr. GatesSecretary of the Navy: Mr. WinterChief of Naval Operations: ADM RoughheadMaster Chief Petty Officer of the Navy: MCPON WestChief of Naval Education and Training: RADM JonesCNET Force Master Chief: Force MC Walker
12 RTC Chain of Command Commander, Naval Training Center: RADM Sharpe CNTC Command Master Chief: MC BeldoCommanding Officer (CO), RTC: CAPT PetersonExecutive Officer (XO), RTC: CDR LewisCommand Master Chief (CMC): MC DoddDirector of Military Training: CDR NielsonFleet Commander: LT Vignola
13 RTC Chain of Command Ship’s Officer Ship’s Leading Chief Petty Officer 1st Division Commander2nd Division Commander3rd Division Commander
14 Weapon ConditionsCondition 1: magazine inserted, round chambered, slide forward, safety onCondition 2: does not apply to the 9mm pistolCondition 3: magazine inserted, chamber empty, slide forward, safety onCondition 4: magazine removed, chamber empty, slide forward, safety on
16 Watchstanding Execute the 11 General Orders Watch Bill - posted daily with list of names of recruits whom have watch the following day (check regularly)During watch you must have an ironed uniform, clean shave, etcWatch will always start 15 minutes prior to the start time of your watch:Roving Security Watch: =
17 Watchstanding There are two watches at RTC: Roving Security Watch (RSW)equipped with 9mm handgun and trainee textbook(4 hours during the day, 2 hours during the night)posted at compartment door, makes roves every 30 minutes, responsible for maintaining decklogNight Security Watchequipped with flashlight and trainee textbook(2 hours)posted under compartment clock, takes RSW’s post when RSW is on rove, wake up iron/snow watch recruits
18 Snow WatchDuring the winter season, due to the location of RTC, frequent and unexpected snow storms/blizzards occur regularly.Always check the Snow Watch Bill for the time slot you are expected to do this watch.During lights out, you will be woken up by the night watch to head to the meeting location and shovel snow until told otherwise to stop.
19 Iron Watch Everyone in the military must have a perfect uniform. In RTC, you will be expected to iron every night for 30 minutes at a time during lights out. The night watch will wake you up when it is your time to iron.Skipping Iron Watch is not an option.
20 Recruit Petty Officers Recruit Petty Officer in Charge (RPOC): division leader, maintains good order, discipline, and security within divisionAssistant Recruit Officer in Charge (AROC): assists RPOC, assumes duties of RPOC when not present, cadence callerYeoman (YN) (RPO1): maintains RDC Office, recruit hardcard records, division rostersMaster At Arms (MAA) (RPO1): maintains security and executes any order a RDC bestows upon themPort/Starboard Watch (RPO1): division watchbill coordinator
21 Recruit Petty Officers Medical/Dental Yeomen(s) (RPO2): assists RDCs in preparing medical/dental records, coordinates appointments, etcSection Leaders (RPO2): supervise and assist recruits with racks/locker, personal cleanliness, clothing care, etcLaundry Petty Officer (RPO2): handles laundry for entire divisionEducation Petty Officer (EPO) (RPO2): assists recruits with study material, upcoming tests, executes ‘readers’
22 Recruit Petty Officers Athletic Petty Officer (APO) (RPO3): assists RDC’s with physical training, demonstrates exercises, motivates divisionReligious Petty Officer (Chaplain) (RPO3): gathers number of recruits attending chapel, provides worship service times, works at chapel on sundays as usherMail Petty Officer (MPO) (RPO3): responsible for picking up and delivering mail
23 Entering/Exiting an RDC’s Office Stand in threshold (At attention)Knock on door three timesAddress senior-ranking RDCGreet (followed by title)“Seaman Recruit _____, Division # ___, Reporting (followed by title)If told to enter: take 3 30-inch paces into officeState business
24 Entering/Exiting an RDC’s Office Stand in threshold (At attention)(Head turned) “(Title) respectfully request permission to carry on (Title).”When told to leave respond, “Aye aye (Title)”
25 RTC Jargon When asking a question: “ (Chief/Petty Officer) Respectfully request permission to ask a question (Chief/Petty Officer)”In error:“Belay my last”“My apologies”In emergency:“Training time out!”
26 Required Checklist Photo I.D. / Driver’s License Social Security Card Marriage Certificate / Divorce Decree (if applicable)Copies of Dependents’ Birth Certificate (if applicable)Direct Deposit Form - from bank with routing number
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