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Division 6 Northwest Regiment North Oregon Battalion
Oregon Cascade Young Marines
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Performance Requirements for Rank of LCpl
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
1 Close Order Drill LCpl   Sgt
10 Executing Column Movements. LCpl   Sgt
a. While in formation (Squad or Team on-line) and given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly execute Column Right and Column Half Right? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. While in formation (Squad or Team on-line) and given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly execute Column Left and Column Half Left? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. While in formation (Squad or Team on-line) and given the proper command, did the Young Marine properly execute Column Right and Column Left from the Halt? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. When asked to orally describe the Base Element without the help of any aids, did the Young Marine properly describe the Base Element? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
2 Essential Subjects LCpl   Sgt
3 Recite the YM Obligation and YM Creed. LCpl   Sgt
b. Can properly recite the Young Marine Creed. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Can give examples of each of the 5 statements of the Creed. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Observe Military Customs and Courtesies. LCpl   Sgt
a. Knows how to address senior Young Marines, Commanding Officers, and other adult staff. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows the procedure for entering and exiting a Young Marine office. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows how to render honors to the National Standard in and out of uniform. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows how to render honors to the National Anthem in and out of uniform. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
6 Respond to questioning on YM History. LCpl   Sgt
e. Knows the 3 Young Marine core values. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
f. Can give an example of each of the core values LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
7 Identify the Personal, Achievement, Service and Qualification Awards. LCpl   Sgt
a. Can explain what a personal award is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can explain what an achievement award is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Can explain what a service award is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Can explain what a qualification award is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
e. Can explain how to earn the Drug Demand Reduction ribbon award. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
f. Can explain how to earn the Academic Achievement ribbon award. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
3 Qualified Field Skills LCpl   Sgt
3 Apply Principles of Outdoor Tools Safety. LCpl   Sgt
a. Can discuss the various outdoor tools and describe how to care for each. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Assemble a Survival Kit. LCpl   Sgt
a. Can list the bare minimum that can be carried in a field survival kit. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Stove and Lantern Safety. LCpl   Sgt
a. Describe the safety procedures for a stove. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Describe the safety procedures for a lantern. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows when the only time to open a fuel container on a stove or lantern is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
6 Discuss the Principles of Outdoor Cooking with Water Procured in the Field. LCpl   Sgt
a. Knows two ways to collect safe drinking water. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how to prepare water found in the field for drinking. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows the safest and simplest way to cook fresh food in the field. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
7 Construct a Shelter. LCpl   Sgt
a. Can name three things to do or not do when selecting a wilderness shelter site. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how far away from open water ones shelter should be. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows how far away from a trail ones shelter site should be. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
12 Light a Fire. LCpl   Sgt
a. Knows what safety equipment to have on hand before starting a fire. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows the three components required to start a fire. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. c.Knows the four basic categories of fuel for a camp fire. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows what kindling is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
4 Map and Compass LCpl   Sgt
3 Orient a Map Without Use of a Compass. LCpl   Sgt
a. When given a map of the area they are in, they can correctly orient themselves without the use of a compass. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. When given a set course, can accurately determine their pace count. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows what a "catching feature" on a map is. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Locate a Specific Point on a Map Using a Four or Six Figure Grid Reference and a Protractor. LCpl   Sgt
a. Using a four figure grid coordinate, locate a specific grid square on a map. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Using a six figure grid coordinate, locate a specific item on a map. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Properly use a protractor to pin point a location on a map. LCpl   Sgt
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.]
LCpl   Sgt
1 Identify Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, Cocaine, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, and Methamphetamine. LCpl   Sgt
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.] LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Submit to the Unit Commander a report about the dangers of drugs and the effects they have on the human body. LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
6 Public Speaking LCpl   Sgt
1 List the Basic Elements of Speech Preparation LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine list the eight basic elements of speech preparation? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Talk for Three Minutes on a Topic of the Young Marine's Choice LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine select and limit the subject of the speech? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine determine the purpose of the speech? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Did the Young Marine analyze the audience and occasion? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Did the Young Marine gather together enough data/information? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
e. Did the Young Marine outline the material? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
f. Did the Young Marine develop an introduction, body and conclusion? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
g. Did the Young Marine plan visual aids? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
h. Did the Young Marine show evidence of having rehearsed the speech? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
i. Did the audience enjoy the speech? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
7 Leadership LCpl   Sgt
1 Carry Out the Duties of a Team Member. LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine comply with rules and orders? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine make responsible decisions on their safety and the safety of their teammates? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Did the Young Marine maintain good personal habits and manners? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Did the Young Marine admit mistakes and learn from experience? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
e. Did the Young Marine cooperate with others and work as a member of a team? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
f. Did the Young Marine accept constructive criticism? LCpl   Sgt
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? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
h. Did the Young Marine encourage their teammates? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Carry Out the Duties of a Team Leader. LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine ensure that their team was squared away for inspections? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine make responsible decisions on their safety and the safety of their teammates? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Did the Young Marine ensure that their team members were taken care of before themselves? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Carry out the duties of a Young Marine Flag Bearer LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine know where the National Colors belong in a color guard? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine not dip the National Colors while performing "Eyes, Right" or rendering appropriate honors? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Did the Young Marine carry the flag they were given in a professional and dignified manner? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
8 Citizenship LCpl   Sgt
3 Sing or Recite From Memory, the First Stanza of the National Anthem. LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine recite or sing from memory, the lyrics of the National Anthem? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine know who wrote the words to the National Anthem? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Recite from Memory, the Pledge of Allegiance. LCpl   Sgt
a. Did the Young Marine recite from memory the Pledge of Allegiance? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Did the Young Marine know who wrote the original Pledge of Allegiance? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Perform 50 Hours of Community Service. LCpl   Staff
a. Did the Young Marine perform 50 hours of Community Service as described in the Young Marines Awards Manual? (The Community Service Award is awarded to a Young Marine who completes not less than 50 community service hours over a period of twelve consecutive months.) LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
9 Physical Fitness, Health, and First Aid LCpl   Sgt
2 Commit to a Personal Physical Fitness Program. LCpl   Staff
a. Did the Young Marine commit to physical fitness program? LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
b. Is the Young Marine medically cleared to pursue a physical fitness program? LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
4 Pass the Young Marine Physical Fitness Test. LCpl   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.) LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
b. Does the Young Marine's PFT score continue to improve? LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
5 Apply Basic First Aid Techniques. (revised April 2009) LCpl   Sgt
f. Did the Young Marine earn the Basic First Aid ribbon award as prescribed in the Young Marines Award Manual? LCpl   Sgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
99 Additional Requirements LCpl   Staff
1 Required Schools and Other Qualifications LCpl   Staff
a. Pass the National Basic Exam (revised September 2010) LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
9 Leadership and Maturity Communications Requirements LCpl   Staff
a. UC approval of essay/article commensurate with rank and appropriate for the Esprit magazine. The essay/article needs to contain in your words what you think or feel about being in the Young Marines, or a description of an activity or experience in the Young Marines. The essay/article must be submitted in a simple text file (.txt) sent via email to the UC. The format of the file is: line 1) A Title; line 2) YM Rank, First Name, and Last Name; line 3) Email Address; line 4) Name of Unit; line 5) A Blank Line; and starting on line 6) The Essay/Article. LCpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
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