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Division 6 Northwest Regiment North Oregon Battalion
Oregon Cascade Young Marines
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Performance Requirements for Rank of PFC
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
1 Close Order Drill PFC   Cpl
5 Marching in Quick Time. PFC   Cpl
a. When given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly march in Quick Time? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. When asked to orally describe Quick Time without the help of any aids, did Young Marine describe Quick Time in their own words? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
6 Marching in Double Time. PFC   Cpl
a. When given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly execute Double Time? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. When asked to orally describe Double Time without the help of any aids, did the Young Marine describe Double Time? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
7 Marching in Mark Time. PFC   Cpl
a. When given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly execute Mark Time? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
8 Execute the Halt. PFC   Cpl
a. When given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly execute Halt? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
9 Form a Column from Line. PFC   Cpl
a. While in formation (Squad or Team on-line) and given the proper command, did the Young Marine execute the proper movement to form Column from Line? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
2 Essential Subjects PFC   Cpl
1 Observe YM Uniform Regulations. PFC   Cpl
b. Can describe the only modifications that the commanding officer can make to the official uniform. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows what style boots can be worn with the Young Marine Uniform. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows how to mark all articles of the Young Marine Uniform. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
4 Identify the Rank Structure in the YM. PFC   Cpl
b. Knows the ranks in the Basic group, Junior group, Senior group, and Advanced group. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows which 2 Young Marine ranks are billlet only. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
6 Respond to questioning on YM History. PFC   Cpl
c. Knows the relationship between the Young Marines and the Marine Corps League. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows the relationship between the Young Marines and the Marine Corps. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
8 Know and understand Military Terms/Marine Jargon. PFC   Cpl
b. Knows what each of the 19 un-shaded terms or Marine jargon mean (see BYM-2 List) PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
3 Qualified Field Skills PFC   Cpl
1 Select Personal Clothing and Equipment. PFC   Cpl
a. Knows what the acronym C. O. L. D. stands for. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
2 Pack and Carry Individual Clothing and Equipment. PFC   Cpl
a. Knows where to place heavy objects in a backpack. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
9 Discuss Natural Hazards. PFC   Cpl
a. Can describe the defensive measures taken to protect against poison ivy. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can describe the defensive measures taken to protect against insects. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Can describe what to do if bitten by a tick. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Can describe how to store food containers in the field. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
e. Can describe the effects and treatment of Hypothermia. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
f. Can describe the effects and treatment of frostbite. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
g. Can describe how to protect against heat exhaustion and heat stroke. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
h. Knows the two main ways of telling if you are dehydrating. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
i. Can name two methods to help avoid being struck by lightening. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
j. Understands how to travel at night. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
10 Demonstrate a Concern for the Environment. PFC   Cpl
a. Can describe what minimum camping impact means. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can describe how to walk in pristine areas. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows where not to dump waste water. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Can describe the dimensions of a field latrine. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
e. Knows how far away from a ground water source latrines or cat holes should be dug. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
f. Knows how far away from a ground water source the washing site should be. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
11 Tie a Knot PFC   Cpl
a. Can name three ways to care for a rope. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can tie a thumb knot. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Can tie a figure eight knot. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Can tie a double figure eight knot. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
e. Can tie a reef knot. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
f. Can tie a clove hitch. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
g. Can tie a half hitch. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
4 Map and Compass PFC   Cpl
1 Introduction to Maps and Map Reading. PFC   Cpl
a. Can describe three different types of maps PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can describe how to care for their map. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows the two scales used on topographical maps. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows what a map scale of 1:50,000 means. PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
5 Drug Resistance
[Footnote: The Drug Demand Reduction ribbon (level 1) is awarded to a Young Marine (PFC) who completes (all requirements of PO 5 of the Basic Young Marine Guide.]
PFC   Cpl
1 Identify Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, Cocaine, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, and Methamphetamine. PFC   Cpl
a. Young Marine must attend and receive a certificate of attendance/completion for all required quarterly Drug Resistance classes as specified by Chapter 11, paragraph 2 of the Registered Adult Manual. [Chapter 11, paragraph 2: Young Marines Units are required to provide a minimum of three (3) hours of drug prevention/drug resistance instruction each quarter (every three months) each operating year.] PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
7 Leadership PFC   Cpl
1 Carry Out the Duties of a Team Member. PFC   Cpl
a. Did the Young Marine comply with rules and orders? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine make responsible decisions on their safety and the safety of their teammates? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Did the Young Marine maintain good personal habits and manners? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
d. Did the Young Marine admit mistakes and learn from experience? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
e. Did the Young Marine cooperate with others and work as a member of a team? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
f. Did the Young Marine accept constructive criticism? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
g. Did the Young Marine take care of all personal and group equipment-repair or report items of equipment and clothing when they break or become damaged? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
h. Did the Young Marine encourage their teammates? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
2 Carry Out the Duties of a Team Leader. PFC   Cpl
a. Did the Young Marine ensure that their team was squared away for inspections? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine make responsible decisions on their safety and the safety of their teammates? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
c. Did the Young Marine ensure that their team members were taken care of before themselves? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
8 Citizenship PFC   Cpl
1 Discuss United States (U.S.) Citizenship and Its Responsibilities. PFC   Cpl
a. Did the Young Marine know the meaning of good citizenship? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine know the responsibility of citizenship? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
2 Provide a Short History of the U.S. Flag. PFC   Cpl
a. Did the Young Marine, in their own words, provide a short history of the U.S. Flag? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine know the name of the first U.S. Flag? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
3 Sing or Recite From Memory, the First Stanza of the National Anthem. PFC   Cpl
a. Did the Young Marine recite or sing from memory, the lyrics of the National Anthem? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine know who wrote the words to the National Anthem? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
4 Recite from Memory, the Pledge of Allegiance. PFC   Cpl
a. Did the Young Marine recite from memory the Pledge of Allegiance? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine know who wrote the original Pledge of Allegiance? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
9 Physical Fitness, Health, and First Aid PFC   Cpl
2 Commit to a Personal Physical Fitness Program. PFC   Staff
a. Did the Young Marine commit to physical fitness program? PFC   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
b. Is the Young Marine medically cleared to pursue a physical fitness program? PFC   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
3 Explain the Ten Tips on Healthy Eating. PFC   Cpl
a. When provided a list of the Ten Tips on Healthy Eating, did the Young Marine explain in their own words each tip? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
b. Without any aids, did the Young Marine describe the food pyramid? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
4 Pass the Young Marine Physical Fitness Test. PFC   Staff
a. Did the Young Marine pass the PFT? (The Physical Fitness ribbon is awarded to a Young Marine who completes the Physical Fitness Test with an overall score of 200 or higher for YM recruits through YM/LCPL and 250 or higher for YM/CPL and above. A YM must meet the applicable score during each physical fitness test to retain the applicable ribbon.) PFC   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
b. Does the Young Marine's PFT score continue to improve? PFC   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
5 Apply Basic First Aid Techniques. (revised April 2009) PFC   Cpl
d. Does the Young Marine know and understand the 'Good Samaritan' law for their state? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
e. Does the Young Marine carry a personal First Aid kit with them containing at a minimum, the prescribed items? PFC   Cpl
name, role, and date verified:
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