General Orders



All NJROTC cadets will sound off in a loud, clear voice when asked for a particular order as shown in the following example:
Q: "Cadet, what is the 5th Order to the Sentry?"
A: "Sir, the 5th Order to the Sentry is: Quit my post only when properly relieved, Sir."

1.  Take charge of this post & all government property in view.

2.  Walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything
      that takes place within sight or hearing.

3.  Report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

4.  Repeat all calls from any post more distant from the guardhouse or the quarterdeck than
     my own.

5.  Quit my post only when properly relieved.

6.  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.  Talk to no one except in the line of duty.

8.  Give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

9.  Call the corporal of the guard or officer of the deck in any case not covered by

10.  Salute all officers, & all colors and standards not cased.

11.  Be especially watchful at night, & during the time for challenging, challenge all persons
      on or near my post, & to allow no one to pass without proper authority.