When the last officer of the reviewing party has cleared the left flank of the band, the band
commander and drum major TERMINATE THEIR SALUTES. The band commander FACES
ABOUT and RESUMES CONDUCTING the inspection music.
After passing in front of the troops, the reviewing party continues along the rear of the troops. As
the reviewing party nears the left rear flank of the band, the band commander DIRECTS the band to
play softly. The band continues to play softly as the reviewing party halts to the right of the band.
When the reviewing party steps off, the band commander FACES ABOUT (to the front). After the
reviewing party has passed the front of the band, the band commander FACES ABOUT (to the
band) and continues conducting the inspection music.
The band commander DIRECTS the band to return to it normal volume level. He continues
conducting until all members of the reviewing party have returned to their post and then CUTS OFF
the march. The band commander continues to face the band. The band remains at the position of
10. Colors and Honored Persons Forward. If colors and honored persons are to be brought forward during
the review, the following occurs.
When the reviewing officer returns to his post, the commander of troops directs "BRING YOUR
UNITS TO ATTENTION".
After all units are at attention, the commander of troops commands "PERSONS TO BE HONORED
AND COLORS CENTER, MARCH". On the command "PERSONS TO BE HONORED AND
COLORS CENTER", the band commander signals INSTRUMENTS UP.
On the command "MARCH", the band begins to play a march and continues playing until the
detachment halts in front of the reviewing officer.
The band commander CUTS OFF the band when the detachment halts. If time permits, the band
commander FACES ABOUT; if not, the band commander remains facing the band.
11. Honors to the Nation.
The commander of troops faces about and directs "BRING YOUR UNITS TO PRESENT ARMS".
Unit commanders face about and command "COMPANY (BATTALION), ATTENTION" and
The band commander signals INSTRUMENTS UP and the drum major salutes on the command of
the unit commander at the immediate left of the band.
When all units have completed these movements, the commander of troops faces about and
commands "PRESENT, ARMS" for his staff and himself.
On the execution of the hand salute by the commander of troops, the band commander begins
CONDUCTING the National Anthem.
Upon completion of honors to the nation the band commander FACES ABOUT, and SALUTES.
Instruments remain in the playing position.
The commander of troops commands his staff and himself to "ORDER, ARMS". He then faces
about and directs the unit commanders "BRING YOUR UNITS TO ORDER ARMS AND