To take charge of this post and all government
property in view.
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping
always on then alert and observing everything that takes
place within sight or hearing.
To report all violations of orders I am instructed
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from
the guardhouse than my own.
To quit my post only when properly relieved.
To receive, obey, and pass on the sentry who
relieves me, all orders from the commanding officer,
officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned
officers of the guard only.
To talk to no one except in line of duty.
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
To call the corporal of the guard in any case not
covered by instructions.
To salute all officers and all colors and standards
To be especially watchful at night and, during the
time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near
my post and to allow no one to pass without proper