11 General Orders of a Sentry, USCG

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1To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
2To walk my post in a military mannor, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
3To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.
5To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6To recieve, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, field officer of the day, officer of the day, and all officers and petty officers of the watch.
7To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9To call the petty officer of the watch in any case not covered by instructions.
10To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
11To be especially watchful at night and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post an to allow no one to pass without proper authority.