General Information

This page is to ensure cadets have a strong understanding of the knowledge that is required within this unit

Orders to the Sentry

 

1: Take charge of this post and all government property in view

2: Walk my post in a military manner keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing

3: Report all violations of orders that I am instructed to enforce

4: Repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse or quarterdeck than my own

5: Quit my post only when properly relieved

6: Receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the commanding officer, command duty officer, officer of the deck, and officers and petty officers of the watch only

7: Talk to no one except in the line of duty

8: Give  the alarm in case of fire or disorder

9: Call the corporal of the guard or officer of the deck in any case not covered by instructions

10: Salute all officers, colors, and standards not cased

11: Be especially watchful at night, and during the time of challenging, challenge any and all persons on or near my post and allow no one to pass without proper authority

 

When you are asked and order to the sentry question, you should respond like this:

"Sir/Ma'am the ____ order to the sentry is _______________."

If you don't know the answer to the question, you should say this:

"Sir/Ma'am this cadet does not know but will find out promptly."

Chain of Command

 

President/Commander-In-Chief - The Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr.

Vice President - The Honorable Kamala D. Harris

Secretary of State - The Honorable Antony Blinken

Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) - The Honorable Lloyd J Austin lll

Secretary of the Navy -The Honorable Carlos Del Toro

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court - Chief Justice John Roberts

Tennessee Senators - Senator Marsha Blackburn and Senator Bill Hagerty

Tennessee Representative 1st District - Congresswoman Dianna Harshbarger

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) - General Mark Milley

Vice-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - General John Hyten

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) - Admiral Micheal Gilday

Vice Chief of Naval Operations - Admiral William Lescher

Commandant of the Marine Corps - General David Berger

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) - Master Chief Petty Officer Russel Smith

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps (SgtMajMC) - Sargent Major Troy Black

Commander Naval Education and Training Command - Rear Admiral Peter A. Garvan

Commander Naval Service Training Command - Rear Admiral Jennifer Couture

Area Nine Manager - Commander Merv Dial

Principal of David Crockett High School - Dr. Ashley Davis

Assistant Principal, Discipline - Mr. Kent Green

Assistant Principle, Curriculum - Ms. Destiny Sweeney 

Assistant Principle, Activities - Mr. Chad Plaisted

Senior Naval Science Instructor - Chief Warrant Officer Clyde H. Shumate

Naval Science Instructor - Chief Petty Officer John Frank

Cadet Commanding Officer- Cadet Commander Caleb Corso

Cadet Executive Officer - Cadet Lieutenant Hope Krell

Cadet Master Chief Petty Officer - Cadet Master Chief Ty Slagle

Cadet Operations Officer - Cadet Lieutenant Kerri Quinn

Cadet Administrative Officer - Cadet Ensign Juliauna Barlow

Cadet Supply Officer - Cadet Ensign Emily Carmack

Cadet Public Affairs Officer - Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Ilyssa Marshall

Rifle Team Commander - Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Ilyssa Marshall

Drill Team Commander - Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Isiah Ley

Academic Team Commander - Cadet Ensign Nicholas Kulp

Orienteering Team Commander - Cadet Chief Petty Officer Robert Adkins

Armory Officer - Cadet Ensign Brandon Ward

When you are asked a Chain of Command question, you should respond like this:

"Sir/Ma'am, the Secretary if defense is the honorable Mr. Norquist."

You should never say the person's first name. Also, if they don't have a military rank, you should say "the honorable" in its place.

Staff Chain of Command

 

Commanding Officer - Commander Caleb Corso 

Executive Officer - Lieutenant Commander Hope Krell

Command Master Chief - Master Chief Petty Officer Ty Slagle 

Operations Officer - Lieutenant Kerri Quinn

Administrative Officer - Ensign Juliauna Barlow

Supply Officer - Ensign Emily Carmack

Public Affairs Officer - Lieutenant Junior Grade Ilyssa Marshall 

Platoon Commander - Lieutenant Junior Grade Isaiah Ley 

Platoon Commander - Ensign Trenton Roberts

Platoon Commander- Ensign Nicholas Kulp

Platoon Commander- Ensign Brandon Ward

Platoon Commander - Lieutenant Junior Grade Jedidiah Beals 

Platoon Commander - Lieutenant Junior Grade Chain Berendonk

Platoon Chief - Chief Petty Officer Gabriel Montgomery

Platoon Chief - Chief Petty Officer Hailey Fulton

Platoon Chief - Chief Petty Officer Brandon Johnson

Platoon Chief - Chief Petty Officer Robert Adkins

Platoon Chief- Chief Petty Officer Landon Sherfey

Platoon Chief- Chief Petty Officer Levi Dill 

1st Lieutenant - Ensign Crystal Luttrell 

Armory Officer - Ensign Brandon Ward

Mess Deck Officer - Chief Petty Officer Logan Collins

Laundry Officer - Ensign Crystal Luttrell

Academic Officer - Ensign Nicholas Kulp

Color Guard Commander - Ensign Trenton Roberts

Physical Fitness Commander - Ensign Bryson Frost

Orienteering Commander - Chief Petty Officer Robert Adkins

Flag Detail Commander - Chief Petty Officer Levi Dill & Ensign Brady Miller 

Air Rifle Team Commander - Lieutenant Junior Grade Ilyssa Marshall

Drill Team Commander - Lieutenant Junior Grade Isaiah Ley

Drone Team Commander - Master Chief Petty Officer Ty Slagle

Uniform Prices

 

*If you lose a piece of your uniform, you are responsible for replacing it.

Duffel bag: $23.55

J-Bar: $4.50

Anchor: $0.81

Socks: $0.71

White T-shirt: $2.70

Gloves: $17.95

Sweater: $40.00

All Weather Coat: $81.00

Garrison Cap: $12.50

Belt: $5.15

Belt Buckle: $3.50

Relaxed Fit Jacket: $92.50

Liner for Relaxed Fit Jacket: $17.00

PT Shirt: $14.99

PT Short: $19.99

PT Sweat Shirt: $23.00

PT Sweat Pants: $23.00

Female Khaki Shirt: $21.30

Male Khaki Shirt: $31.70

Female Trousers: $38.20

Male Trousers: $36.00

Female Shoes: $44.75

Male Shoes: $49.00

NS1 Textbook: $9.75

NS2 Textbook: $26.36

NS3 Textbook: $26.36

Cadet Field Manual: $5.00

Cadet Reference Manual: $20.00

Arc Pin Requirements

 

Drill Team: Earned once a cadet has attended three drill meets, passed a drill inspection showing a mastery of basic drill knowledge and shown strong enthusiasm and dedication as well as have no unexcused absences of drill practice for a year

Rifle Team: Earned once a cadet has competed in three matches, scored 460 points in a 3x20 match and has been active on the rifle team for two semesters.

Color Guard: Earned once a cadet has participated in five color guard functions and has commanded one

Flag Detail: Earned once a cadet has completed a semester and/or is on the current flag detail

Sail Team: Earned once a cadet has completed Sail Academy for a second time and was selected to be a cadre

LOTC: Earned when a cadet has competed CO/XO course at Leadership Academy

Leadership: Earned when a cadet has been to Leadership Academy and was selected to be a cadre

Description of Jobs

 

Commanding Officer (CO)

* Commands and controls the company.

* Executes instructions from the Senior Naval Science Instructor (SNSI) or Naval Science Instructor (NSI). 

* Disseminates information/issues orders.

* Exercises command through the chain of command.

* Inspects and follows-up on instructions.

* Accepts responsibility for all unit actions.

Executive Officer (XO)

* Performs duties directed by CO.

* Acts as CO in his/her absence.

Operations Officer

* Coordinate all scheduled Unit activities to ensure that the events happen according to plan.

* Maintain the Plan of the Week.

* Assist the SNSI/NSI in planning for field trips and all other Unit events.

* Coordinate community service projects and events.

* Maintain records of events the Unit participated in during the school year, a number of cadets who participated, community service hours, and a historical file of event information such as direction, travel time, transportation arrangements, chaperones’ names and other relevant information for future planning.

* Obtain and coordinate all necessary information (e.g. signatures, emergency numbers, etc.) for permission slips and participation rosters; submit to the SNSI.

Platoon Commander

* Responsible for all platoon activities.

* Sets the standard and direction of the platoon.

* Communicates company commander’s intent and empowers squad leaders to act appropriately to accomplish the mission.

* Insures Cadet compliance with policies and procedures of the program.

* Enforce standards.

* Disseminates information from the company chain of command and issues orders.

* Responsible for the training and personal development of the platoon members.

Platoon Chief

 * Performs duties directed by the Platoon Commander.

* Acts as Platoon Commander in his/her absence.

Supply Officer

* Coordinates for, receives, distributes and controls supplies and equipment for company training.

* Conducts inventories and maintains a continuous working knowledge of on hand supplies and equipment within the company.

Supply Assistant

 * Performs duties directed by Supply Officer.

* Acts as Supply Officer in his/her absence.

Admin Officer

* Provides administrative support for the company.

* Prepares and maintains unit strength reports, rosters and records.

* Responsible for company bulletin boards and photo displays.

* Plans, organizes and supervises the execution of company awards ceremonies, change of command ceremonies, commissioning ceremonies and social events.

Admin Assistant

* Performs duties directed by Admin Officer.

* Acts as Admin Officer in his/her absence.

Public Affairs Officer (PAO)

* Responsible for enhancing the relationship between the surrounding communities to include campus staff and faculty, public information internal information, community relations, written publications, photographs and related duties as required.

* Specifically responsible for the written material, consolidation and publication of the company's written articles.

* Serves as a focal point for local advertising of the program.

* Serves on event staff for planning and conducting battalion training events.

Command Master Chief 

 * Supervise and be the “expert reference” for all Unit ceremonies.

* Initiate and maintain a current roster of all Cadets in the Unit and their assigned position.

* Take part in staff meetings to represent the views of the Cadet rank and file to staff.

* Determine Cadet concerns and make these known to the staff at the appropriate time.

* Carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the SNSI/NSI/CO/XO.

* Supervise the Company’s Senior and Chief Petty Officers.

* Supervise the Company’s 1st Lieutenants in the performance of their duties.

* Lead by example, and be involved.        

Armory Officer

* Maintain the armory.

*  Fix any items that break. 

* Keep an inventory list of all items in the armory.

Academic Team Commander

* Establish, publish, and hold a regular schedule of training sessions.

* Nominate qualified Cadets to take part in competitions.

* Establish and maintain team assignments to support the best training and competitiveness of the teams.

* Maintain a file of material that will assist cadets in preparing for tests.

* Ensure the PAO is provided with information concerning activities of teams so that press coverage can be obtained.

Drill Team Commander

* Establish, publish, and hold a regular schedule of training sessions.

* Nominate qualified Cadets to take part in competitions.

* Establish and maintain team assignments to support the best training and competitiveness of the teams.

* Maintain a file of material that will assist cadets in preparing for tests.

* Ensure the PAO is provided with information concerning activities of teams so that press coverage can be obtained.

Rifle Team Commander

* Establish, publish, and hold a regular schedule of training sessions.

* Nominate qualified Cadets to take part in competitions.

* Establish and maintain team assignments to support the best training and competitiveness of the teams.

* Maintain a file of material that will assist cadets in preparing for tests.

* Ensure the PAO is provided with information concerning activities of teams so that press coverage can be obtained.

Measurements for the Khaki Uniform

 

Male:

Khaki shirt:

The J-Bar is placed in the center of the left collar 1 7/8" from the collar point. 

The rank is placed in the center of the right collar point 1 7/8" from the point.

The name tag is placed parallel to the right shirt pocket and is 1/4" above it.

Ribbons are placed 1/4" above the left shirt pocket and should be parallel to it.

Medals are placed 1/4" below the top of the left shirt pocket.

Service stars are placed 1/4" above the top row of ribbons.

Garrison Cap:

The anchor is placed on the left side of the cap. It is placed 2" from the center crease and 1 1/2" from the bottom of the cap.

Only chiefs and officers wear their rank on the cap. This is placed on the right side and is 2" from the center crease and 1 1/2" from the bottom.

Female:

 

Khaki shirt:

The J-Bar is placed in the center of the left collar 1 7/8" from the collar point. 

The rank is placed in the center of the right collar point 1 7/8" from the point.

The name tag is placed 6 1/4" down from the intersection of the front and shoulder seam on the right side. 

Ribbons are placed 6 1/4" down from the intersection of the front and shoulder seam on the left side.

Service stars are placed 1/4" above the top row of ribbons.

Medals are placed 1/4" below the last row of ribbons.

 

Garrison Cap:

The anchor is placed on the left side of the cap. It is placed 2" from the center crease and 1 1/2" from the bottom of the cap.

Only chiefs and officers wear their rank on the cap. This is placed on the right side and is 2" from the center crease and 1 1/2" from the bottom.

Measurements for the Service Dress Blues

 

Male:

The J-Bar is placed on the left side of the collar 1/2" above the edge of the lapel and parallel to the deck.

The rank is placed on the right side of the collar 1/2" above the edge of the lapel and parallel to the deck.

The name tag is placed parallel to the deck, not the pocket, and is 1/4" above the pocket on the right side.

Ribbons are placed parallel to the deck, not the pocket, and is 1/4" above the pocket on the left side.

Medals are placed parallel to the deck, not the pocket, and is 1/4"below the top of the pocket on the left side.

Service stars are placed 1/4" above the top row of ribbons.

Chiefs wear a black chin strap on their cover, while officers wear a gold chin strap.

Female:

The J-Bar is placed on the left side of the collar 1/2" above the edge of the lapel and parallel to the deck.

The rank is placed on the right side of the collar 1/2" above the edge of the lapel and parallel to the deck.

The name tag is placed parallel to the pocket, and is 1/4" above the pocket on the right side.

Ribbons are placed parallel to the pocket, and is 1/4" above the pocket on the left side.

Medals are placed parallel to the pocket, and is 1/4"below the top of the pocket on the left side.

Service stars are placed 1/4" above the top row of ribbons.

Chiefs wear a black chin strap on their cover, while officers wear a gold chin strap.

Promotion Time Requirements

 

Seaman Recruit - every cadet starts as a recruit

Seaman Apprentice (SA) - 1 month in the unit

Seaman (SN) - 1 month as a SA

Petty Officer 3rd class (PO3) - 2 months as a SN

Petty Officer 2nd class (PO2) - 3 months as a PO3

Petty Officer 1st class (PO1) - 3 months as a PO2

Chief Petty Officer (CPO) - 3 months as a PO1 and either a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Senior Chief Petty Officer (SCPO) - 3 months as a CPO, either a Junior or Senior, and a Basic Leadership Training (BLT) graduate

Master Chief Petty Officer - 3 months as a SCPO, a senior, and a BLT graduate

Ensign - as selected by Senior Naval Science Instructor (SNSI) and Naval Science Instructor (NSI) and Leadership Academy graduate

Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) - as selected by Senior Naval Science Instructor and Naval Science Instructor and Leadership Academy graduate

Lieutenant (LT) - as selected by Senior Naval Science Instructor and Naval Science Instructor and Leadership Academy graduate

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) - as selected by Senior Naval Science Instructor and Naval Science Instructor and Leadership Academy, CO/XO graduate

Commander - as selected by Senior Naval Science Instructor and Naval Science Instructor and Leadership Academy, CO/XO graduate

 

There will be a promotion test for all promotions from SA to CPO. SCPO and up do not have a promotion test. Meritorious promotions are given on a case by case basis by the SNSI and NSI.

Promotion Test for Seaman Apprentice

 

Orders to the sentry:

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Promotion Test for Seaman

 

Facing Movements:

Attention

Parade Rest

Right Face

Left Face

About Face

Hand Salute

Orders to the Sentry:

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Promotion Test for Petty Officer 3rd Class

 

Facing movements:

Attention 

Parade Rest

Right Face

Left Face

About Face

Hand Salute

 

Armed drill basic:

Attention

Parade Rest

Present Arms

Left Shoulder Arms

Right Shoulder Arms

 

Orders to the sentry:

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Chain of command:

President/Commander in Chief:

Vice President:

Tennessee Senators:

1st District US Congressman:

Secretary of Defense:

Secretary of the Navy:

Secretary of the State:

Chief of Naval Operations:

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON):

CNET:

Area Nine Manager:

Promotion Test for Petty Officer 2nd Class

 

Facing movements:

Attention 

Parade Rest

Right Face

Left Face

About Face

Hand Salute

 

Armed drill basic:

Attention

Parade Rest

Present Arms

Left Shoulder Arms

Right Shoulder Arms

Armed drill:

16 Count Manual Arms

 

Orders to the sentry:

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Navy Chain of command:

President/Commander in Chief:

Vice President:

Tennessee Senators:

1st District US Congressman:

Secretary of Defense:

Secretary of the Navy:

Secretary of the State:

Chief of Naval Operations:

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON):

CNET:

Area Nine Manager:

 

School Chain of Command:

Principal:

Vice Principals:

Senior Naval Science Instructor:

Naval Science Instructor:

Commanding Officer:

Executive Officer:

Operations Officer:

Command Master Chief:

Platoon Leader in your block:

Promotion Test for Petty Officer 1st Class

 

Facing movements:

Attention 

Parade Rest

Right Face

Left Face

About Face

Hand Salute

Armed drill basic:

Attention

Parade Rest

Present Arms

Left Shoulder Arms

Right Shoulder Arms

Armed drill:

16 Count Manual Arms

 

Orders to the sentry:

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Navy Chain of command:

President/Commander in Chief:

Vice President:

Tennessee Senators:

1st District US Congressman:

Secretary of Defense:

Secretary of the Navy:

Secretary of the State:

Chief of Naval Operations:

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON):

CNET:

Area Nine Manager:

 

School Chain of Command:

Principal:

Vice Principals:

Senior Naval Science Instructor:

Naval Science Instructor:

Commanding Officer:

Executive Officer:

Operations Officer:

Command Master Chief:

Platoon Leader in your block:

 

Military time conversion:

For this, you will need to change each of these civilian times to military time.

8:00 am

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