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Senior Young Marines
PO EO PR                                                                                                       PFR
1 Close Order Drill   SSgt/GySgt  
1 Form the platoon.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly form the platoon   SSgt  
2 Dismiss the platoon.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly dismiss the platoon   SSgt  
3 Count off.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly count off in line   GySgt  
b. Can correctly count off in column   GySgt  
4 Form the column from line.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly form the column from a line   GySgt  
5 Form line from column.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly form a line from a column   GySgt  
6 Align the platoon.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly align the platoon at close interval   SSgt  
b. Can correctly align the platoon at normal interval   SSgt  
7 Obtain close interval from normal interval in line.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly obtain close interval from normal interval   GySgt  
8 Obtain normal interval from close interval in line.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly obtain normal interval from close interval   GySgt  
9 Obtain double arm interval in line.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly obtain double arm interval in line   GySgt  
10 Obtain normal interval from double arm Interval.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly obtain normal interval from double arm interval   GySgt  
11 Obtain close interval in column.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly obtain close interval in column formation   GySgt  
12 Extend to normal interval.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly extend to normal interval   GySgt  
13 Open ranks.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly perform open ranks   SSgt  
14 Close Ranks.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly perform close ranks   SSgt  
15 Form for physical training.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly form a platoon for PT   GySgt  
16 Change the direction of a column.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly perform column left while marching in column   SSgt  
b. Can correctly perform column right while marching in column   SSgt  
17 March to the flank.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly march the platoon to the flank   GySgt  
18 March to the oblique.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly march the platoon in the oblique   GySgt  
19 March to the rear.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly march the platoon to the rear   SSgt  
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2 Essential Subjects   SSgt/GySgt  
1 List the duties and responsibilities of a Senior Young Marine.   SSgt  
a. Can list four of the duties and responsibilities of a senior Young Marine.   SSgt  
2 Describe the relationship between the Unit Commander and Senior Young Marines.   SSgt  
a. Can effectively describe the relationship between the unit commander and senior Young Marines.   SSgt  
3 Describe the role of the Marine Corps League to the Young Marines.   GySgt  
a. Can successfully describe the role of the Marine Corps League to the Young Marines.   GySgt  
4 Describe the role of the United States Marine Corps to the Young Marines.   SSgt  
a. Can successfully describe the role of the United States Marine Corps to the Young Marines.   SSgt  
b. Can name the order which establishes the support the Young Marines receive from the United States Marine Corps.   SSgt  
5 Describe the National Young Marine Organization.   GySgt  
a. Can describe the chain of command from the Board of Directors down to the Uunit.   GySgt  
b. Can successfully state how many Young Marines divisions there are   GySgt  
c. Knows how regiments and battalions are authorized.   GySgt  
d. Can name the National Executive Director of the Young Marines.   GySgt  
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3 Field Skills   SSgt/GySgt  
1 Discuss survival psychology and strategy.   SSgt  
a. Knows what a survival situation is.   SSgt  
b. Knows what the recent search and rescue statistics are for people who get lost.   SSgt  
c. Knows the 6 priorities of survival in order.   SSgt  
d. Understands that fear is a normal reaction to surviving.   SSgt  
e. Knows the 7 enemies of survival.   SSgt  
f. Knows the 6 ground to air signals.   SSgt  
2 Predict a change in weather.   GySgt  
a. Understands United States weather systems.   GySgt  
b. Knows the 3 types of fronts.   GySgt  
c. Can name 3 types of cloud formations.   GySgt  
d. Knows how to forecast good and bad weather using the clouds.   GySgt  
3 Judge a distance.   GySgt  
a. Knows how to use the 100 yard method.   GySgt  
b. Knows how to use the appearance method.   GySgt  
c. Understands the halving, bracketing, and unit average method.   GySgt  
4 Construct an improvised shelter.   SSgt  
a. Can name 3 types of shelters.   SSgt  
b. Can successfully construct a lean to shelter.   SSgt  
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4 Map and Compass   SSgt  
1 Measure a grid bearing.   SSgt  
a. Plot a grid bearing using a protractor.   SSgt  
b. Plot a grid bearing using a compass as a protractor.   SSgt  
2 Measure a Magnetic Bearing.   SSgt  
a. Can successfully measure the magnetic bearing.   SSgt  
b. Can successfully follow a magnetic bearing.   SSgt  
3 Navigating at Night.   GySgt  
a. Can successfully locate the North Star (Polaris).   GySgt  
b. Can successfully locate the "Big Dipper"   GySgt  
c. Can successfully follow a magnetic bearing at night with the use of a pointer. (team member as point)   GySgt  
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5 Drug Resistance
[Footnote: The Drug Demand Reduction ribbon (level 3) is awarded to a Young Marine (SSgt) who completes (all requirements of PO 5 of the Senior Young Marine Guide.]
  SSgt/GySgt  
1 Have more sophisticated information about drugs.   SSgt  
a. The Young Marine can show that they know where to go to find information about drug resistance.   SSgt  
2 Make connections between drug use and it s consequences for the individual and society.   SSgt  
a. Using the information in this chapter, the Young Marine can successfully develop a class on drug use and its consequences for the individual and society.   SSgt  
3 Emphasize that drug use does not fit in with establishing productive life goals.   GySgt  
a. Along with enabling objective 2, the Young Marine should include a class about how illegal drug use does not fit in with productive life goals.   GySgt  
4 Age oriented information on illegal drug use.   GySgt  
a. Young Marine uses this information when developing classes so as to reach the appropriate audience.   GySgt  
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6 Public Speaking   SSgt/GySgt  
1 List the principles of instruction.   SSgt  
a. The Young Marine knows the 6 principles of instruction.   SSgt  
b. The Young Marine can give examples for each of the 6 principles of instruction.   SSgt  
2 Talk for 5 minutes on a drug you researched in Performance Objective 5.   SSgt  
a. The Young Marine can name 5 methods of instruction.   SSgt  
b. The Young Marine can give a speech using at least 2 different methods of instruction.   SSgt  
3 Prepare a lesson plan.   GySgt  
a. The Young Marine can successfully prepare a lesson plan using the information in this chapter.   GySgt  
4 Ask questions.   SSgt  
a. Can name 3 of the 6 purposes for asking a question.   SSgt  
b. Can name the 2 types of questions commonly used in a classroom lesson.   SSgt  
5 List five types of verbal support.   GySgt  
a. Can name the 5 types of verbal support.   GySgt  
b. Can give examples of 2 of the 5 types of verbal support.   GySgt  
6 Make a visual aid.   GySgt  
a. Upon given a subject, the Young Marine can successfully create visual aids as support.   GySgt  
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7 Leadership   SSgt/GySgt  
1 Define the terms leadership, management and command.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly give the definition for leadership.   SSgt  
b. Can correctly give the definition for management.   SSgt  
c. Can correctly give the definition for command.   SSgt  
2 List the three styles of leadership..   SSgt  
a. Can correctly list the 3 styles of leadership.   SSgt  
b. Can give examples of each of the 3 styles of leadership.   SSgt  
3 Describe the process of communication.   GySgt  
a. Can correctly explain the mind of the originator versus the mind of the recipient.   GySgt  
b. Can correctly name the 4 types of orders.   GySgt  
4 Supervise a Young Marine activity.   SSgt  
a. Knows the 4 types of supervision.   SSgt  
b. Can describe the supervisor's checklist.   SSgt  
5 Solve a problem.   GySgt  
a. Knows the 4 terms that make up the military estimate.   GySgt  
b. Given a problem, the Young Marine successfully solves it using the information contained in chapter SYM-7.   GySgt  
c. Using the information contained in this chapter   GySgt  
6 Perform the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Sergeant.   SSgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Sergeant.   SSgt  
b. Knows the rank required to be a Young Marine Platoon Sergeant.   SSgt  
c. Performs the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Sergeant for a period of not less than 3 months.   SSgt  
7 Understand the duties of a Young Marine Parade Sergeant   SSgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Parade Sergeant.   SSgt  
b. Knows the rank required to be a Young Marine Parade Sergeant   SSgt  
8 Perform the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Leader   GySgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Leader.   GySgt  
b. Knows the rank required to be a Young Marine Platoon Leader.   GySgt  
c. Performs the duties of a Young Marine Platoon Leader for a period of not less than 3 months.   GySgt  
9 Perform the duties of a Young Marine Instructor   GySgt  
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Instructor.   GySgt  
b. Knows the rank required to be a Young Marine Instructor.   GySgt  
c. Performs the duties of a Young Marine Instructor for at least one Recruit Training cycle.   GySgt  
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8 Citizenship   SSgt/GySgt  
1 Describe three types of government.   SSgt  
a. Can correctly name and describe the three types of government.   SSgt  
b. Can explain why we live in a democracy and how it works.   SSgt  
2 Read the Declaration of Independence.   SSgt  
a. Can explain what the Declaration of Independence means.   SSgt  
b. Has read in its entirety, the Declaration of Independence.   SSgt  
3 Read the Constitution of the United States.   GySgt  
a. Knows the date the U.S. Constitution became effective.   GySgt  
b. Knows the date the Bill of Rights were ratified.   GySgt  
c. Has read in its entirety, the U.S. Constitution.   GySgt  
4 Describe the structure of the United States government.   GySgt  
a. Can explain what delegated powers are to the United States.   GySgt  
b. Can name the 2 kinds of government in the U.S..   GySgt  
c. Can name the 3 branches of the government.   GySgt  
d. Can give a brief correct explanation of each of the branches of the government.   GySgt  
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9 Physical Fitness. Health, and First Aid   SSgt/GySgt  
1 Pursue a healthy lifestyle.   SSgt  
a. Knows the food groups and the recommended servings per day.   SSgt  
b. Knows the types of food carbohydrates are found in.   SSgt  
c. Knows the types of food proteins are found in.   SSgt  
d. Knows the Young Marines drug and smoking policy.   GySgt  
e. Assist with administering the Young Marines Physical Fitness Test and the Young Marine Health Fitness Test.   GySgt  
2 First Aid   SSgt/GySgt  
a. Knows what to do before beginning First Aid.   SSgt  
b. Knows the procedures for rescue breathing.   SSgt  
c. Knows the universal sign for choking.   SSgt  
d. Knows the 4 steps to control bleeding.   SSgt  
e. Can identify the 7 types of open wounds.   SSgt/GySgt  
f. Knows the signs and symptoms of internal bleeding.   GySgt  
g. Name the three types of bleeding.   GySgt  
h. Can identify signs of shock..   GySgt  
I. Knows the classifications of bites..   GySgt  
j. Knows the symptoms of allergic reaction from insect stings.   GySgt  
k. Can name 4 kinds of poisonous snakes.   GySgt  
l. Name the areas most likely to be affected by frostbite.   GySgt  
m. Can identify the symptoms of a heart attack.   SSgt  
n. Knows why heat stroke is severe and potentially life threatening.   GySgt  
o. Define Hypothermia.   SSgt  
3 Re-qualify in CPR to be eligible for YM SSgt   SSgt  
a. Must have re-qualified in CPR and submitted the necessary certification for inclusion in their Young Marine Record Book.   SSgt  
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