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General Orders for sentries; Fourth General Order

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What is the Fourth General Order for sentries?

To repeat all calls [from posts]more distant from the guardhouse than my own.

To call the COG for any purpose other than relief, fire or disorder, a sentry will call, “Corporal of the Guard, Post Number___.” When sentry posts are located within hearing distance of each other, a sentry receiving a call from a post more distant from the guardhouse than his/her own repeats the call to the next post loudly, distinctly and exactly as it was received.

(MCO 5530.15)

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posted on June 25, 2015 under Articles, Q&A
Sebastian Juslin
Sebastian served in the Marine Corps infantry on active duty and in the reserves from 2004 to 2013. Sebastian has always been driven to mentor the marines in his charge, and continuously strives to better himself as both a leader and a husband.

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