Naval Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions

Naval Ceremonies Customs and Traditions First published in this book has enjoyed a reputation both as an authoritative guide to conduct in a contemporary maritime setting and a fascinating historical reference on the ways of the sea a

Naval Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions th Edition I bought this book in the hopes of picking up on some of the traditions and customs of the Navy that I may have missed The book definitely covers a pretty good amount, but what I have found is that they almost completely ignore the enlisted community. Customs, Ceremonies and Traditions of the USN Honors and Salutes Tending the Side When a senior officer or official formally visits a ship of the Navy, he or she is normally piped over the side by a boatswain s mate and a number of sideboys corresponding to the visitor s rank as shown on the table of honors This process is a ritual throwback to the days when coming aboard a ship meant either climbing up a rope ladder or being hoisted US Navy Flag Usage and Ceremonies Mourning, Funeral, and Memorial Customs Half Masting the Ensign and Jack According to W G Perrin s British Flags, the custom of flying a flag at half mast as a sign of mourning was already established by at least , when it is recorded that the British ship Heart s Ease lowered her ensign to hang over the poop after her captain was killed while exploring for the Northwest Passage in Naval Traditions, Customs, Etiquette Salutes The hand salute is the military custom you will learn first and use most while in the military It is centruries old, and probably originated when men in aromor raised their SAILOR TERMINOLOGY JACK S JOINT A Ahoy A nautical hail, once the dreaded war cry of the Vikings Airdale A naval aviator It can also refer to any member of the naval aviation community, officer or enlisted. Military Customs and Courtesies NavyGirl Enabling ObjectivesEnabling Objectives Identify the procedures required to perform the following military ceremonies a Colors b Half masting the ensign c Flag honors and honors to national Military Reading Lists U.S Naval Institute Our Mission Provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of AR Customs and Courtesy Officer Armed Forces Army Regulation Personnel General Salutes, Honors, and Visits of Courtesy Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC September Life and Customs Royal Navy and Naval History.Net VIII THE SHIP SAILS Nonsuch is due to sail at ten o dock . hours in Naval parlance , so after a quick breakfast, we bend our steps towards the jetty end to see her go This morning the anchorage presents quite a different picture from yesterday. Wedding A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes.Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of marriage vows by the couple, presentation of a gift offering, rings, symbolic item, flowers, money , and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or

  • Title: Naval Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions
  • Author: William P. Mack
  • ISBN: 9781557503305
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Hardcover
  • First published in 1934, this book has enjoyed a reputation both as an authoritative guide to conduct in a contemporary maritime setting and a fascinating historical reference on the ways of the sea and sailor going back to the earliest days of sail Now updated to cover all the sea services, this new edition fully reflects today s diverse force while at the same time explFirst published in 1934, this book has enjoyed a reputation both as an authoritative guide to conduct in a contemporary maritime setting and a fascinating historical reference on the ways of the sea and sailor going back to the earliest days of sail Now updated to cover all the sea services, this new edition fully reflects today s diverse force while at the same time exploring the maritime history of the United States, its flag, and the U.S Navy s uniforms A new chapter on naval ceremonies offers details than ever on such events as award presentations and changes of command A separate chapter on the popular Dining In ceremony explains its beginnings and evolution and tells how to plan and execute such an event There is also greater coverage of Marine Corps and Coast Guard history and traditions In addition to discussing the derivation of traditions and customs of the sea services, this latest update has been reorganized for ease of use by the professional seaman planning an upcoming event as well as the armchair sailor curious about the origins of naval customs and terms It is the only up to date book on the subject available.

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    1. This is a nice book for the new enlisted or officer sailor, marine, or coastie. It covers the history of a number of US naval traditions and customs. Including a very informative and lengthy chapter on Dining In/Out. This is a useful and informative supplement to the Bluejacket's Manual.

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