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Division 6 Northwest Regiment North Oregon Battalion
Oregon Cascade Young Marines
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Performance Requirements for Rank of Cpl
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
1 Close Order Drill Cpl   SSgt
1 Form the Squad. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to form the squad. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Dismiss the Squad. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to dismiss the squad. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Align the Squad. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to perform Dress Right Dress. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Obtain Close Interval from Normal Interval on Line. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain close interval from normal interval. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Obtain Normal Interval from Close Interval on Line. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain normal interval from close interval. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
6 Obtain Double Arm Interval on Line. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain double arm interval on line. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
7 Obtain Normal Interval from Double Arm Interval on Line. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to obtain normal interval from double arm interval on line. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
8 Form a Column from on Line and Reform to a line. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine knows how to form a column from on line. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. The Young Marine knows how to reform a line from a column. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
2 Essential Subjects Cpl   SSgt
1 Understand your unit's organization. Cpl   SSgt
a. The Young Marine can correctly state the chain of command within the unit. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. The Young Marine can describe the duties of each billet in the unit's chain of command. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Identify key events in the Young Marine history. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows the year and location the Young Marines were formed. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows where the Young Marines were adopted as a National program. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows when the official charter of the Young Marines was issued. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows the year Young Marine membership was extended to females. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Identify key events in Marine Corps history. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows the birth date and location of the United States Marine Corps. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows what the term leatherneck means. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows who the Marine is that was presented the Mamaluke Sword by a former Pasha of Tripoli. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Knows who the "Grand Old Man" of the Marine Corps is. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
e. Knows what the Marine Corps Motto is. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
f. Knows what the United States Marine Corps Band is known as. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
g. Knows what the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps is known as. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
h. Knows the year the Marine Corps adopted the Eagle, Globe and Anchor as their emblem. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
3 Life Skills Cpl   SSgt
1 Employ methods of environmentally safe waste disposal in the field. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows how to dispose of food containers and meal waste. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Tie a knot (bowline, fisherman's and square lashing). Cpl   SSgt
a. Can tie a bowline knot and give examples of its use. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Identify campsite and all its various components. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can draw a campsite diagram. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how far from the campsite food should be hung. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Observe hiking techniques Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows how to take care of their feet when hiking. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
6 Prepare for an expedition. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows what an expedition is. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
7 Discuss dangerous animals. (revised April 2009) Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows to keep food sealed so as to keep animals away. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how to act when there is a bear around. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
4 Map and Compass Cpl   SSgt
2 Measuring the distance between two points on a topographical map. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows the two ways to measure distance on a topographical map. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how to measure a straight line between two points. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows how to measure distance along a route. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Contour lines. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows that all maps do not have the same contour interval. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows that contour lines indicate elevation above sea level. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows the color of contour lines on a map. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
4 Identify parts of a compass and their functions. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can correctly identify the baseplate of a compass. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can correctly identify the orienting arrow on a compass. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Can correctly identify degrees on a compass. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
d. Can correctly identify the magnetic orienting needle on a compass. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
6 Orient a map using a compass. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can correctly orient a map using a compass. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
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   SSgt
1 Conduct independent research on tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can demonstrate how to research information using the website addresses provided. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Help inform and encourage friends to stay away from all forms of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs. Cpl   SSgt
a. Young Marine is observed encouraging friends, peers, or fellow Young Marines to stay away from tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Serve as a positive role-model for leaders, peers, and subordinates against the use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs. Cpl   SSgt
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   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. The Young Marine carries with them readily accessible references for those that may want information on abuse of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
6 Public Speaking Cpl   SSgt
1 List the ways in which to avoid stage fright. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can list 4 of the 8 ways to avoid stage fright Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Talk for 5 minutes on a drug you researched in Performance Objective 5. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows the 4 points of preparation for giving a speech Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
7 Leadership Cpl   SSgt
1 Define Leadership. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows what Leadership is defined as. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Discuss qualities of a leader. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can correctly recite the 14 Leadership Traits Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can give examples of the 14 Leadership Traits Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 Discuss morale and Espirit de Corps. Cpl   SSgt
a. Can discuss morale and what it means Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Can discuss Espirit de Corps and what it means Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows what the term "common purpose" means Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Carry out the duties of a Young Marine Assistant Squad Leader Cpl   SSgt
a. Understands the duties of the Young Marine Assistant Squad Leader Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Assistant Squad Leader is Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
6 Carry out the duties of a Young Marine Squad Leader Cpl   SSgt
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Squad Leader Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Squad Leader is Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
9 Understand the duties of a Young Marine Color Guard Rifleman Cpl   SSgt
a. Understands the duties of a Young Marine Color Guard Rifleman Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows what the rank of a Young Marine Color Guard Rifleman is Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
8 Citizenship Cpl   SSgt
1 Understand American Values Cpl   SSgt
a. Can recite the American's Creed. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 History of our National Anthem Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows who penned the lyrics of the National Anthem. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows the first title of the poem that became the National Anthem. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
3 History of our Flag Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows the date and year Flag Day was created. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how many stripes are on the U.S. Flag. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
9 Physical Fitness, Health, and First Aid Cpl   SSgt
1 Discuss the components of physical fitness Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows the two types of activities. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows how long to warm-up. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
c. Knows how long to cool-down. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
2 Develop and use a personal workout plan. Cpl   SSgt
a. Knows what each workout starts and ends with. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
b. Knows the six amounts of activity necessary for average health. Cpl   SSgt
name, role, and date verified:
5 Earn the Young Marine CPR & Advanced First Aid Ribbon Award Cpl   Staff
a. Earn the CPR Ribbon Award. Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
PO EO PR Description PFR   LVL
99 Additional Requirements Cpl   Staff
1 Required Schools and Other Qualifications Cpl   Staff
a. Occupied billet of Flag Bearer Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
b. Occupied billet of Team Leader Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
c. Occupied billet of Assistant Squad Leader Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
d. Occupied billet of either a.) Color Guard Rifleman, or b.) Squad Leader Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
e. Earn the CPR Ribbon award Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
9 Leadership and Maturity Communications Requirements Cpl   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. Cpl   Staff
name, role, and date verified:
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