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Junior Young Marines (May 2009)
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1 Close Order Drill   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Form the Squad.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to form the squad.   Cpl  
2 Dismiss the Squad.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to dismiss the squad.   Cpl  
3 Align the Squad.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to perform Dress Right Dress.   Cpl  
4 Obtain Close Interval from Normal Interval on Line.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain close interval from normal interval.   Cpl  
5 Obtain Normal Interval from Close Interval on Line.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain normal interval from close interval.   Cpl  
6 Obtain Double Arm Interval on Line.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain double arm interval on line.   Cpl  
7 Obtain Normal Interval from Double Arm Interval on Line.   Cpl  
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain normal interval from double arm interval on line.   Cpl  
8 Form a Column from on Line and Reform to a line.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to form a column from on line.   Cpl/Sgt  
b. The Young Marine knows how to reform a line from a column.   Cpl/Sgt  
9 March in the Oblique.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to march the squad in the oblique.   Sgt  
10 March to the Rear.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to march the squad to the rear.   Sgt  
11 March to the Flank.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to march the squad to the flank.   Sgt  
12 Change Direction of a Column.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to change the direction of a column.   Sgt  
13 Column of Twos from Single File.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to form a column of twos from a single file.   Sgt  
14 Form a Single File from a Column of Twos.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine knows how to form a single file from a column of twos.   Sgt  
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2 Essential Subjects   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Understand your unit's organization.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. The Young Marine can correctly state the chain of command within the unit.   Cpl/Sgt  
b. The Young Marine can describe the duties of each billet in the unit's chain of command.   Cpl/Sgt  
2 Draw your unit's organizational chart.   Sgt  
a. The Young Marine can draw the unit's organizational chart.   Sgt  
3 Identify key events in the Young Marine history.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows the year and location the Young Marines were formed.   Cpl  
b. Knows where the Young Marines were adopted as a National program.   Cpl  
c. Knows when the official charter of the Young Marines was issued.   Cpl  
d. Knows the year Young Marine membership was extended to females.   Cpl  
e. Knows the year the United States Marine Corps officially recognized the Young Marines as it's focal point for Drug Demand Reduction efforts.   Sgt  
f. Knows the year the Young Marines went international with their first unit in Okinawa, Japan.   Sgt  
g. Knows what the Fulcrum Shield Award is and what it is presented for.   Sgt  
h. Knows the year the Young Marines were the first recipients of the Fulcrum Shield Award.   Sgt  
i. Knows what years a group of Young Marines traveled to Japan for the 59th and 60th anniversary of the flag raising on Mount Suribachi.   Sgt  
4 Identify key events in Marine Corps history.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows the birth date and location of the United States Marine Corps.   Cpl  
b. Knows what the term leatherneck means.   Cpl  
c. Knows who the Marine is that was presented the Mamaluke Sword by a former Pasha of Tripoli.   Cpl  
d. Knows who the "Grand Old Man" of the Marine Corps is.   Cpl  
e. Knows what the Marine Corps Motto is.   Cpl  
f. Knows what the United States Marine Corps Band is known as.   Cpl  
g. Knows what the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps is known as.   Cpl  
h. Knows the year the Marine Corps adopted the Eagle, Globe and Anchor as their emblem.   Cpl  
i. Knows what the three parts of the emblem stands for.   Sgt  
j. Knows what the Germans referred to the Marines as during the Battle of Belleau Wood.   Sgt  
k. Knows the date of the flag raising on Mount Suribachi during World War II.   Sgt  
l. Knows where the first large scale battle between American's and Chinese Communists was during Korea.   Sgt  
m. Knows the date of the total withdrawal of forces from Vietnam.   Sgt  
n. Knows the date the Marine Corps sent Marines to the defense of Kuwait during operation Desert Shield.   Sgt  
o. Knows the date our country was attacked by terrorists in New York, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania in the same day.   Sgt  
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3 Life Skills   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Employ methods of environmentally safe waste disposal in the field.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows how to dispose of food containers and meal waste.   Cpl  
b. Knows the methods for properly disposing human waste.   Sgt  
2 Maintain unit equipment.   Sgt  
a. Knows how to maintain unit equipment before and after use.   Sgt  
3 Tie a knot (bowline, fisherman's and square lashing).   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Can tie a bowline knot and give examples of its use.   Cpl  
b. Can tie a fisherman's knot and give examples of its use.   Sgt  
c. Can tie a square lashing and give examples of its use.   Sgt  
4 Identify campsite and all its various components.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Can draw a campsite diagram.   Cpl  
b. Knows how far from the campsite food should be hung.   Cpl  
c. Can choose a good site for camping taking into consideration, the time of year and the weather.   Sgt  
5 Observe hiking techniques   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows how to take care of their feet when hiking.   Cpl  
b. Understands breathing and pace while hiking.   Sgt  
c. Knows what traversing is.   Sgt  
6 Prepare for an expedition.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows what an expedition is.   Cpl  
b. Knows that the "Buddy system" is very important while on expedition.   Sgt  
7 Discuss dangerous animals. (revised April 2009)   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows to keep food sealed so as to keep animals away.   Cpl  
b. Knows how to act when there is a bear around.   Cpl  
c. Knows how to act around other wild animals.   Sgt  
d. Knows the months most poisonous snakes are prevalent in the U.S.   Sgt  
e. Knows how to treat a snake bite victim.   Sgt  
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4 Map and Compass   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Orient a map by inspection.   Sgt  
a. Can identify landmarks on the ground and locate on a map.   Sgt  
b. Can successfully orient a map so that north on the map matches north on the ground.   Sgt  
2 Measuring the distance between two points on a topographical map.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows the two ways to measure distance on a topographical map.   Cpl/Sgt  
b. Knows how to measure a straight line between two points.   Cpl/Sgt  
c. Knows how to measure distance along a route.   Cpl/Sgt  
3 Contour lines.   Cpl  
a. Knows that all maps do not have the same contour interval.   Cpl  
b. Knows that contour lines indicate elevation above sea level.   Cpl  
c. Knows the color of contour lines on a map.   Cpl  
4 Identify parts of a compass and their functions.   Cpl  
a. Can correctly identify the baseplate of a compass.   Cpl  
b. Can correctly identify the orienting arrow on a compass.   Cpl  
c. Can correctly identify degrees on a compass.   Cpl  
d. Can correctly identify the magnetic orienting needle on a compass.   Cpl  
5 Identify the points on a compass.   Sgt  
a. Given a compass can correctly identify north, south, east, and west.   Sgt  
b. Can correctly identify the three norths.   Sgt  
6 Orient a map using a compass.   Cpl  
a. Can correctly orient a map using a compass.   Cpl  
7 Measure a magnetic bearing.   Sgt  
a. Knows how to measure a magnetic bearing.   Sgt  
b. Can correctly shoot an azimuth.   Sgt  
c. Can successfully arrive at the azimuth destination.   Sgt  
d. Can successfully shoot a back azimuth.   Sgt  
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5 Drug Resistance
[Footnote: The Drug Demand Reduction ribbon (level 2) is awarded to a Young Marine (Cpl) who completes (all requirements of PO 5 of the Junior Young Marine Guide.]
  Cpl/Sgt  
1 Conduct independent research on tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Can demonstrate how to research information using the website addresses provided.   Cpl  
b. Knows other areas where information on this subject can be found.   Sgt  
c. Presents documentation of a successful research project.   Sgt  
2 Help inform and encourage friends to stay away from all forms of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Young Marine is observed encouraging friends, peers, or fellow Young Marines to stay away from tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs.   Cpl/Sgt  
3 Serve as a positive role-model for leaders, peers, and subordinates against the use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. The Young Marine serves as a positive role model against the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs by staying away from those that use it and talking about the dangers of using every chance they get.   Cpl/Sgt  
b. The Young Marine carries with them readily accessible references for those that may want information on abuse of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs.   Cpl/Sgt  
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6 Public Speaking   Cpl/Sgt  
1 List the ways in which to avoid stage fright.   Cpl  
a. Can list 4 of the 8 ways to avoid stage fright   Cpl  
2 Talk for 5 minutes on a drug you researched in Performance Objective 5.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows the 4 points of preparation for giving a speech   Cpl  
b. Had the evaluation completed upon giving the 5 minute speech.   Sgt  
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7 Leadership   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Define Leadership.   Cpl  
a. Knows what Leadership is defined as.   Cpl  
2 Discuss qualities of a leader.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Can correctly recite the 14 Leadership Traits   Cpl/Sgt  
b. Can give examples of the 14 Leadership Traits   Cpl/Sgt  
3 Discuss morale and Espirit de Corps.   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Can discuss morale and what it means   Cpl/Sgt  
b. Can discuss Espirit de Corps and what it means   Cpl/Sgt  
c. Knows what the term "common purpose" means   Cpl/Sgt  
4 The 11 Principles of leadership.   Sgt  
a. Can correctly list the 11 Principles of Leadership   Sgt  
5 Carry out the duties of a Young Marine Assistant Squad Leader   Cpl  
a. Understands the duties of the Young Marine Assistant Squad Leader   Cpl  
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Assistant Squad Leader is   Cpl  
6 Carry out the duties of a Young Marine Squad Leader   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Squad Leader   Cpl/Sgt  
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Squad Leader is   Cpl/Sgt  
7 Understand the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Guide   Sgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Guide   Sgt  
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Platoon Guide is   Sgt  
8 Understand the duties of a Young Marine Color Sergeant   Sgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Color Sergeant   Sgt  
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Color Sergeant is   Sgt  
9 Understand the duties of a Young Marine Color Guard Rifleman   Cpl  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Color Guard Rifleman   Cpl  
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Color Guard Rifleman is   Cpl  
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8 Citizenship   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Understand American Values   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Can recite the American's Creed.   Cpl  
b. Can define the four principles of the American's Creed.   Sgt  
c. Can state the five values of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.   Sgt  
2 History of our National Anthem   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows who penned the lyrics of the National Anthem.   Cpl  
b. Knows the first title of the poem that became the National Anthem.   Cpl  
c. Knows the tune that was added to the poem that became the National Anthem.   Sgt  
d. Knows the date Congress adopted the Star Spangled Banner as the National Anthem.   Sgt  
3 History of our Flag   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Knows the date and year Flag Day was created.   Cpl  
b. Knows how many stripes are on the U.S. Flag.   Cpl  
c. Under the law of April 4, 1818, the Young Marine knows how a star is added to our flag.   Sgt  
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9 Physical Fitness, Health, and First Aid   Cpl/Sgt  
1 Discuss the components of physical fitness   Cpl  
a. Knows the two types of activities.   Cpl  
b. Knows how long to warm-up.   Cpl  
c. Knows how long to cool-down.   Cpl  
2 Develop and use a personal workout plan.   Cpl  
a. Knows what each workout starts and ends with.   Cpl  
b. Knows the six amounts of activity necessary for average health.   Cpl  
3 Measure Your Resting and Target Heart Rates   Sgt  
a. Knows that a certain heart rate should be maintained for 20 minutes in order to contribute significantly to cardiovascular fitness.   Sgt  
b. Knows that your resting heart rate should be determined by taking your pulse after sitting quietly for five minutes.   Sgt  
c. Knows how to figure their target heart rate.   Sgt  
4 Determine what factor causes weight loss and gain   Sgt  
a. Knows that the key to weight control is keeping energy intake (food) and energy output (physical activity) in balance.   Sgt  
b. Knows that how much exercise is needed to make a difference in your weight depends on the amount and type of activity, and on how much you eat.   Sgt  
c. Knows that lack of physical activity causes muscles to get soft.   Sgt  
5 Earn the Young Marine CPR & Advanced First Aid Ribbon Award   Cpl/Sgt  
a. Earn the CPR Ribbon Award.   Cpl/Cpl  
b. Young Marine has earned the Advanced First Aid Ribbon Award.   Sgt  
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