ARMY REGULATION 600-25 PDF
Start studying Customs and Courtesies (AR ). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 24 September UNCLASSIFIED. SUMMARY of CHANGE AR –25 Salutes, Honors, and Visits of. AR –25 Salutes, Honors, and Visits of Courtesy This is a change to AR 25, 15 May o o Changes have been made in chapter 6. Major changes.
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Refer to of the United States and the U. Table 2—1 lists the military and civilian personnel entitled to honors, together with the number of guns, rufflesand flourishes, and prescribed music for each. Army, Southern Command, are delegated the authority to establish policies for recognition courtesies prevailing locallyfor foreign officials. Associate Justice of Supreme Court, a All installations, activities, and vessels of 600–25 prescribed hours reveille to retreat member of the Cabinet, a former Vice DA in the District of Columbia and through- from day of death until retreat on day of inter-President, President pro tempore of the out the United States and its territories and ment.
ReferencesRequired and related publications and prescribed and referenced forms are listed in appendix A. Death notice for the President, a former President, or President—elect a.
Funeral directorA State—licensed individual responsible of arranging all details of the burial. The number of guns is based on their protocol rank. Active duty soldiers and retirees. The composition and commander of the funeral escort for a cadet of the United States Military Academy will beas prescribed by the superintendent of the United State Military Academy.
VeteranA decedent who served in the active military, naval, or air Service as defined in 38 USC 24 and was dischargedor released under conditions other than dishonorable by means of an honorable or under honorable conditions general discharge; or was a member or former member of the Selected Reserve as described in 38 USC f.
Military installa- the direction of the President, or in accord- tion where funeral takes place. Gun salutes are also rendered toother military and civilian leaders of this and other nations. If out- face the ceremo- with right hand withtired in a sports the last note ofuniform without music has been Remain at atten- stand at attention doors, stand at nial party and right hand over heart.
The Secretary of the Army has approval authority for all requests not covered in appendix B. Hold salute until six paces past the Colors. Courtesy visits are not required in connection with short absences on leave or temporary duty away from a homestation. Use of Ready ReserveMembers of the Ready Reserve may volunteer to perform funeral honors or the preparation for such honors as a federalfunction.
Senior commanders visiting their own installations or posts are not normally rendered honors. Individuals will stand at attention during the playing of official songs of other Services.
Regional Honors CoordinatorThe military office, as directed by each military Service, responsible for arranging the delivery of Military FuneralHonors within a specific geographic region. Reduction of ceremonial honors for official visits to field installations a.
Officials of the DOD and of the other military departments may be expected toconform to this practice. During the religious grave site service, the chaplain will pause before the final benediction at which time a gunsalute corresponding to the grade of the deceased table 2—1 will be fired with a 5 second interval atmy rounds; thechaplain will then pronounce the final benediction.
If out- Colors are within round of salute, Stand at attention, re-tire with head- right hand and stand at atten-gear. All Army personnel in uniform are required to salute when they meet and recognize persons entitled to the salute.
AR 600-25 Salutes Honors and Visits of Courtesy
Regulaation the commanding officers are of equal rank, the newcomer will pay the first visit. Local commanders may use their authority to determine appropriateness of requestsfor support from authorized providers. Bugler support may be contracted or voluntary. Honors to personsHonors to persons consists of cannon salutes, escort of honor or honor guard, parades or review of troops, ruffles andflourishes, together with certain music which is played upon presentation of the escort to the person being honored andas part of the parade or review of troops.
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Ready Reserve armmy performing funeral honors shall be entitled to medical benefits authorized for the dutystatus in which such honors are performed. The commander shall make continuous trainingavailable to authorized providers according to FM 3— Reimbursement of expenses for authorized providers a. When honors are to be rendered a person junior tothe installation commander, the latter may detail another officer to meet and escort the visiting person.
Preliminary arrangements 6000-25 usually be made by adjutants or aides of the 2 commanders and generally thecommander of lesser 6000-25 will make the initial visit. There should be no directives or requirements for individuals to purchase visiting cards. The President of the 6002-5 States, as the commander in chief, will be saluted by Army personnel in uniform.
Retirement ceremoniesMilitary personnel being retired after long and faithful service will be given appropriate gegulation at retirement toinclude reviews, ceremonies, or other similar functions. Hold salute until 6 paces past the Reegulation. Day, the third Monday in January. Coast Guardand general officers generals of the U. The commander may designate a convenient hour and place for receiving such visits or omit the visit ifdesired. Upon the death of any other person who was entitled to a cannon salute, with the exception of those personsspecifically provided for in paragraphs 6—3, 6—4, and a, above, and whenever it is desired to render honors other thanthose prescribed, the message announcing the death will so specify.
Members of the Armed Forces of the 600-52 States and Merchant Marine midshipmen will take precedence in thefollowing order during formations in which members thereof may participate, except as indicated in e 18below— 1 Cadets, United States Military Academy. On the day of interment, a 19—gun salute will be fired at noon at all installations equipped with the necessarypersonnel and materiel.
The commander, Military District of Washington, activates contingency plans for the conduct of funeral arrange-ments, interment, and participation by members of the Armed Forces of the United States.
In parades and in ceremonies on shore in which several Services are participating, precedence should beaccording to e below, without regard to the relative grades of the commanding officers of the detachments.