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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Pay, allowances, and service credit for Ready Reserve members shall be regulxtion on the duty category in which themember is performing funeral honors and the preparation for such honors.
If the remains of a flag officer of the Navy or a general officer are brought ashore in the vicinity of a militaryinstallation and the funeral takes place in the vicinity of the installation, the flag will be displayed at half staff and a 1minute gun salute will be fired at noon on the day of the funeral.
During military ceremonies, soldiers will not recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Pay, allowances, regulaation, and transportation expense reimbursements, when appropriate, will regulaiton paid from appro-priated funds and paid in accordance with the applicable chapters of 37 USC. This is called theboarding visit, and it is expected that this courtesy will be returned. The commander may provide Government transportation instead of the use of privately owned vehicles.
Civilian personnel, to include civilian guards, are not required to render the hand salute to military personnel orother civilian personnel. Service RepresentativeUniformed member of the parent Service of the eligible beneficiary who leads the honors regulxtion and presents the flag tothe next of kin. The fact that the firing party consists of 7 riflemen, firing 3 volleys does notconstitute a 21—gun salute. The flag of the United States, or national color, is always displayed at the time of firing a salute, except asindicated in paragraph 6—3c 2.
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Military Funeral Honors are a statutory entitlement. Personnel will not salute indoors exceptwhen reporting to a superior officer. If a visit of courtesy is paid, it should be prompt and last approximately 15 minutes. If indoors, stand at attention, unless reporting to a superior.
No action is required if the senior officer of the newly arrived vessel is junior to the senior naval officer presentafloat already present at the installation. When hoisted to the top of the staff, the flag will be saluted by playing appropriate patriotic music.
Retirement 600-225 personnel being retired after long and faithful service will be rsgulation appropriate recognition at retirement toinclude reviews, ceremonies, or other similar functions. Hold sa- ever casket is moved.
Flags flown at place of burialSenate, Majority or Minority Leader of the possessions. This salute will be fired at 5 secondintervals immediately following lowering of the flag. The anthems of the United States and other countries will not be incorporated into any musical arrangement,composition, or medley and will be played through without repetition of any part except as required to make bothwords and music complete.
On departure, the gun salute is fired after he is clear of the side ofthe vessel.
AR 600-25 Salutes Honors and Visits of Courtesy
Should inactivation reegulation any of these commands, the authority will pass down to the nextlevel of command. After the visit described in paragraph a, above has been paid, the commanding officers will exchange visits, thelower in rank paying the first visit.
Saluting stationsListed below are DA saluting stations designated to return salutes of foreign vessels of war in the ports and territorialwaters of the United States. The parent Service of the honored veteran shall be responsible for the processing and payment of claimsof authorized providers.
Day, the third Monday in January. It is also fired atnoon on the day of the funeral of a President, former President, or President—elect. Department of the Army officials entitled to ceremonial honors as specified in table 2—1 will provide adequateadvance notice to the appropriate installation commander of an impending official visit. Eligible beneficiaries are active duty members, retirees,veterans as defined by 38 USC 2 including Section 3.
Salutes are not required to be rendered or returned when the senior or subordinate, or both are— 1 In civilian attire. Courtesy visits are not required in connection with short absences on leave or temporary duty away from a homestation.
Veterans will be provided at least two uniformed service members to perform the minimum mandatory funeralhonors consisting of the ceremonial folding and presentation of the American flag and the playing of Taps. Members of the Armed Forces of the United 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.
Major commanders will notify Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Director, ArmyProtocol, Army Pentagon, Washington, DC —, if any designated station is inactivated or placed undercaretaker status, rendering it incapable of returning salutes, or if any additional stations are manned and able to returnsalutes.
If this is not practical, other arrangements may be made. Air Force are as prescribed by the individual installationcommander. There should be no directives or requirements for individuals to purchase visiting cards. During ceremoniesWhen ceremonies excluding military funerals are being conducted, moving vehicles will be brought to a halt.